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MD Anderson Cancer Center Coordinator, Research Data in Houston, Texas

Research Data Coordinator

The primary purpose of the Coordinator, Research Data is to provide administrative and patient care services for the coordination of research studies. Coordinates and gathers patient data for research studies.

1. Research Collection Functions

  • Prepare and print daily collection sheets for all research patient appointments.

  • Prepare and print daily patient list that includes sample pickups, complex processing, delay shipments and high priority collections

  • Prepare and print daily shipping list to request boxes and coordinate quality control checks with Laboratory Supervisor

  • Match research kits to respective patient appointments daily

  • Coordinate research collection kits arrivals with inventory team

  • Complete data management for completed research visits by maintaining a system for controlling paper flow for protocols and related grants, to include setting up and maintaining electronic file system.

  • Maintain and update protocol reference materials electronically.

  • Review medical records to extract data points.

  • 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).

  • Complete forms and comply with institutional, state, and/or federal regulations for study initiation, conduct, and termination.

  • Assist in coordinating and send outgoing material and correspondence to institutional, state, and/or federal agencies.

  • Prepare reports for the sponsoring agency, as specified by reporting requirements (e.g., monthly, semiannually, and annually for NCI studies).

  • Assist in the coordination and preparation of a monthly update for protocol review.

    2. Laboratory Functions

  • Pick up special blood or tissue specimens correctly and in a timely fashion and transport to appropriate locations, as specified by protocols.

  • Organize, maintain and manage surplus bin/supply room.

  • Remove expired kits and tubes from inventory and supply areas.

  • Troubleshooting machines while contacting coordinator if issue is not able to be resolved.

  • Training others in each new EKG machine.

  • Transmitting EKGs as needed and directed by Laboratory Supervisor

  • Monthly reconciliation of EKGs missed in ARMADA.

    3. Administrative Functions

  • Answer and screen office phone calls effectively and professionally.

  • Kronos/Timekeeping for department

  • Schedule and attend department research meetings and conferences.

  • Schedule and attend approved off-site meetings and conferences.

  • Inform appropriate staff and arrange coverage for necessary functions when absent.

  • Order supplies as needed.

    4. Other Duties

  • Be punctual in arriving at all professional functions.

  • Generate documents on computer, using word processing, spreadsheet, and other software to produce professional appearance.

  • Communicate with appropriate individual(s) regarding upcoming deadlines, meetings, etc.

  • Understand and adhere to the policies and procedures related to conduct of clinical trials as delineated in the department training manual and presented at weekly training meetings.

  • Other duties as assigned

Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Education Preferred: Bachelors in Science or Business Administration

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

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.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 129241

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and eligible for additional compensation for hours worked beyond your usual schedule, paid at a time and a half rate

  • Work Week: Day/Evening, Rotating, Weekends

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

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

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

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

  • Science Jobs: Yes

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