Title:  Research Coordinator III - Oncology

Division:  Duncan Cancer Center
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  McNair Campus, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $40,785 - $55,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  4542

The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center (DLDCCC) has an immediate opening for a Clinical Research Coordinator. This position is within the Clinical Trials Support Unit (CTSU) of the DLDCCC, and will provide support for CTSU-coordinated clinical trials. This individual must be a flexible and detail-oriented professional who can quickly adapt to a variety of situations.

Job Duties

•    Provide general research coordinator support for the conduct of clinical trials, under the supervision of senior research staff.
•    Screen and recruit patients for participation in clinical trials.
•    Discuss trials with patients, obtain informed consent, and enroll patients.
•    Schedule patient appointments, tests, and procedures according to protocol requirements
•    Collect, review, and submit research data to study sponsors, either via paper or electronic CRFs.
•    Ensure accurate study records, and maintain proper study documentation.
•    Enter data into study database and/or electronic case report forms.
•    Conduct all study activities in compliance with federal and institutional regulations.
•    May perform venipuncture (blood draws), EKGs/ECGs, and obtain vital signs for study participants. (Employees may be required to receive on the job training of phlebotomy and EKGs/ECGs prior to performing on study participants.)
•    May collect, process, ship, and maintain paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol.
•    Plan and schedule upcoming research visits for study subjects, according to protocol requirements. 
•    Order supplies and equipment. 
•    Conduct all testing procedures required by study protocol. 
•    Under the supervision of more experienced staff, may provide Investigators with guidance regarding protocol requirements. 
•    Assist other research personnel with reports to regulatory agencies, such as the IRB, FDA and Data and Safety Review Committee.
•    May provide guidance and training to junior clinical research coordinators. 
•    Maintain working knowledge of current protocols, and internal SOPs.
•    Under the supervision of more experienced staff, will assist with preparing for audits, inspections, and monitoring visits from regulatory agencies or sponsors.
•    Assist with data collection and reporting of Serious Adverse Events to appropriate regulatory agencies and sponsors.
•    Attend continuing education and training opportunities relevant to job duties.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications

•    Oncology experience is preferred. 
•    Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
•    Must have experience with computer spreadsheets and database use. 
•    Must have the ability to understand and implement patient studies and protocols. 
•    Requires interpersonal skills necessary to coordinate research studies and interact with staff and physicians.
•    Excellent time management and organizational skills.  


This is an exempt position with flexible requirements regarding time. The employee is expected to perform job requirements as needed, maintaining flexible hours to complete tasks in progress.





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