MD Anderson Cancer Center Coord, Research Data - Leukemia in Houston, Texas

Coord, Research Data - Leukemia

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Research at

Cancer Medicine 135100

Requisition #: 116733

The department of Leukemia is dedicated to quality patient care, innovative research, and developing more effective treatments for all types of leukemia. Clinical research conducted by our faculty and staff consistently translates into new leukemia therapies and advances overall knowledge of the disease.

The Research Data Coordinator position provides administrative and patient care services for the coordination of research studies.

The salary range is: min-$33,200, mid-$41,500, max-$49,800.


Data Management

· Maintains Leukemia department database (LCDR)

· Abstract and enter data into the LCDR

· Ensures that relevant clinical data is collected at designated stages in the treatment process. Retrieves study data by visually reading patient record and outside documentation and/or by verbally interviewing patients in face-to-face encounters or by telephone.

· Provides clinical trial information and patient information in a database to aid with departmental projects

· Maintains protocol files for clinical research staff, including response and survival

· Updates active protocols as needed

· Enters all off-study information in LCDR to facilitate IRB review. Consults with principal investigator and other department personnel verbally, in handwritten notes or via keyboard on computer regarding ongoing studies. Requires ability to gather appropriate information and determine the appropriate information to report. Requires the ability to move from assigned office to clinic and/or hospital areas.

Data Analysis and Reporting

· Provides analysis as requested for departmental use including response and survival with summary data

· Populates the clinical databases(s) and reports information to the institutional IRB and the appropriate national and/or international registries. Assists with protocol annual review process and IND/IDE status reports by providing response and toxicity information on assigned protocols.

· Prepares specific protocol reports and analysis to aid decisions regarding therapeutic efficacy and to assist in manuscript preparation and grant submissions. Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills when contacting other institutions and agencies (i.e., NCI, pharmaceutical companies, sponsoring agencies, etc.) by phone, computer-generated reports and/or face-to-face contacts.

· Prepares scheduled reports for meetings

· Report periodically on protocol activity for department and division use

· Communicate verbally and in writing, as needed or as requested by study investigator, with internal reviewers (e.g., Surveillance Committee) or external agencies (e.g., pharmaceutical sponsors and/or governmental study sponsors, such as National Cancer Institute or Food and Drug Administration)

· Prepares reports for the sponsoring agency, as specified by reporting requirements (e.g., monthly quarterly, semiannually, and annually).

Professional Expertise and Educational Programs

· Maintains a high level of professional expertise and credibility through educational programs, including on-site training and off-site conferences

· Attends departmental research meetings and conferences

· Attends approved off-site meetings and conferences

· Obtains supplemental education as needed through use of reference materials, lectures, etc

· Arrives punctually at all professional functions


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.


Required: Two years of related experience. May substitute required experience with completed years of college on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Database experience is a plus.

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.