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MD Anderson Cancer Center Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator, Radiation Oncology in Houston, Texas

The Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator in Radiation Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center will perform administrative support duties related to the collection of clinical data and/or the coordination of clinical studies.

This is an opportunity for a recent college graduate to support faculty in an administrative role, while also participating in research. It is expected that candidates for this position will have a goal of attending Medical School in the near future.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Research (50% Effort)

  • Collaborate with faculty, fellows, residents, and research staff in Radiation Oncology to conduct clinical and/or non-clinical research projects, including but not limited to human subjects, imaging, and basic sciences research.

  • Complete protocol-specific tasks, which may include conducting patient surveys, obtaining informed consent, collecting and processing samples in the lab, and conducting experiments.

  • Maintain accurate, detailed records and experimental data.

  • Assist in the preparation and publication of research abstracts and manuscripts, including obtaining and maintaining PMCIDs.

Documentation

  • Processes licensing applications and renewals as required.

  • Maintains Continuing Medical Education Credits (CME).

  • Attends program meetings, preparing needed information for dissemination and review. Follows up with meeting attendees to ensure action items have been completed and initiated as required.

  • Prepares minutes for meetings and conferences.

  • Provides program support to include scheduling and coordinating high attendance events.

  • Includes writing seminar announcements, planning advertising, and visitor travel.

Calendar Management/Travel

  • Coordinates travel for staff including registrations, hotel accommodations, and transportation.

  • Collects receipts, completes and submits travel reimbursements according to division/institutional travel procedures.

  • Submits expense reimbursements for faculty.

  • Schedules meetings, classes, seminars, symposiums and conferences.

  • Schedules seminars and workshops.

Department Operations

  • Assists the administrative efforts of the department's operations in various locations.

  • Responsible for projects as assigned by Supervisor.

  • Responsible for attending and successfully completing educational courses as assigned by Supervisor.

  • May mentor new support staff during their first six months.

  • Update Department Website quarterly.

Onsite presence is required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Deadlines

Patient Contact - Occasionally (11-33%)

Sedentary Environment - Frequent (34-66%)

Exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and/or tissue - Occasionally (11-33%)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Standing - Occasionally (11-33%)

Sitting - Frequent (34-66%)

Walking - Occasionally (11-33%)

Kneeling - Occasionally (11-33%)

Lifting 10-20 lbs - Occasionally (11-33%)

COGNITIVE DEMANDS

Analytical ability

Attention to detail

Multitasking

Problem Solving

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Required: Bachelor's degree.

Experience

Required: None.

Preferred: Prior clinical or research experience, including undergraduate experience. Experience working with healthcare professionals and clinical research participants. Experience with University related research policies and procedures.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 128421

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 33,200

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 41,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 49,800

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