MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Data Coordinator - Pulmonary Medicine - Research in Houston, Texas

Research Data Coordinator - Pulmonary Medicine - Research

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

Research at

Internal Medicine - Research 900021

Requisition #: 115042


Function : Provides administrative and patient care services for the collection of data and coordination of research studies in the Department of Pulmonary Medicine.

Scope: Develops and maintains system for controlling paper flow for protocols and hospital policies, including records of surgery and pathology information. Develops and maintains databases for collection of research data. Maintains schedules for timely submission of all grant data. Assists in the preparation of information and reports grant submission. Responsible for completion of data forms, dosimetry, films, treatment records, surgery and pathology information. Controls the randomization of patients and ensures follow-up appointments. Acts as a liaison with patients, families, physicians and other personnel. Orients facility personnel. Maintains contact with other institutions participating in studies and coordinates all of the data.


Data Coordination

Leads the effort of developing, enhancing and maintaining the Pulmonary Medicine clinical research database. This includes maintaining excel spreadsheets and assuring that all data is transferred correctly. Will work closely with the faculty of Pulmonary Medicine to determine what type of data collection is needed, assure that accurate information is loaded and that all data is consistent and valuable for use in approved research. Responsible for creating queries, reports and analysis for existing and new protocols as requested by the faculty, pharmaceutical companies and FDA.

A daily review of the Cardiopulmonary Center schedule will be conducted and patient data will be retrieved for entry into the database based on ICD-9 code for airway, pleural cavity and rehabilitation services procedures. Information will be extracted from Clinic Station, CARE system, medical records and other resources as needed and entered into the database. Must be familiar with or able to learn some ICD-9 coding, Access database, MD Anderson internal systems and be fluent in medical terminology.

Monthly outcome reports will be run to check the validity and consistency of the data being entered into the database. Conducts prospective and retrospective chart reviews, compiles and collects all required data for manuscript, abstract or


Responsible for the completion of data forms required for protocols. Screens patients referred to the department and reviews the eligibility of potential study cases with the physician. Acts as liaison with patients, families, physicians, and other personnel. Ensures follow-up appointments once patients are accepted into the studies. Assists Sr. Research Clinic Coordinator with coordinating studies sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and FDA. Assists with protocol activities such as compliance with federal and institutional guidelines and monitoring patient adherence to the protocols. Maintains contact with other institutions, participating in studies and coordinates all data. Assists Sr. Research Clinic Coordinator with formatting, submitting and revising protocols in the PDOL (protocol document on line) system. Must complete MDACC - IRB training.

Other Duties as Assigned

Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of related experience. May substitute required experience with completed years of college on a one to one basis.

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