Coordinator, Research Data

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
February 24 2021
Ref
137991
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
Coordinator, Research Data

Job Responsibilities

Assists in data management organization of assigned protocols:
  • Responsible for accurate and timely transcription of study data to paper and/or electronic Case Report Form (CRF), retrieving information from electronic record, chart, and/or phone call. May require face-to-face interaction with patients. Requires ability to gather relevant information and determine the appropriate information to report.
  • Maintains knowledge of industry protocol databases and electronic applications as assigned. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft office applications, departmental electronic data systems, and institutional research databases.
  • Consults with principal investigator (PI) regarding ongoing clinical trial assignments. Works closely with clinical studies coordinator and research nurse to ensure consistency between protocol database and source documentation; includes generating written queries for missing/deficient source documentation and assisting clinical studies coordinator and research nurse as needed with obtaining patient charts and outside documents and completing study-related forms
  • Assists with departmental regulatory tasks as assigned by supervisor, including filing and transportation of important documents for delivery or to obtain signature

Assists in analysis of clinical research information of assigned protocols:
  • Schedules and participates in routine monitoring. Provides sufficient, appropriate, and timely responses to sponsor queries
  • Generates reports and spreadsheets from database

Maintains a level of professional expertise through educational programs:
  • Attends appropriate departmental meetings and institutional continuing education programs
  • Shares information and, as requested by supervisor, develops educational presentations for the monthly Clinical Research Group Meeting
  • Maintains working knowledge of current Code of Federal Regulation and Good Clinical Practice guidelines as well as a comprehensive understanding of the research trial process, including but not limited to eligibility and disease processes

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills when contacting other institutions, patients, and agencies (i.e., NCI, pharmaceutical companies, sponsoring agencies, etc.) by phone, email, and/or face to face interactions. Assimilates pertinent information in order to compose written correspondence
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Education Preferred: Bachelor's degree

Experience Required: Two years of related experience. With preferred degree, no experience required.

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

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