Sr Coord, Research Data - Lymphoma/Myeloma

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Houston, TX
From caring for patients to conducting clinical and translational research, the Lymphoma and Myeloma department is one of the largest multidisciplinary programs treating these cancers of the blood in the U.S.

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

The salary range is: min-$38,000, mid-$47,500 and max-$57,000.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Patient Participation Management

Works with Principal investigator to screen new and potential patients in Lymphoma Center for participation in LEO Project - Clinical and Epidemiological Studies of Lymphoma. Obtain informed consents from patients for minimal risk procedures; registers in CORe and in the iMedidata system with Mayo. Schedule and conduct interviews with study participants and administers assessments and questionnaires at initial consent and enrollment, as well as in follow up, every 6 months for 3 years and annually thereafter. Monitor and schedule appointments for study participating and compliance.

Specimen Collection and Handling

Orders research related blood draws following consent process and as needed subsequently; provides information to applicable personnel on specific specimen collection procedures. Ensures specimens are obtained and is responsible to route to the designated MD Anderson lab for processing and storage. Responsible to track specimens and enrollment and to arrange batch monthly shipments to sponsor monthly.

Team Collaboration and Protocol Compliance

1. Audits all work to ensure regulatory compliance. Assists and maintains system for controlling documentation flow for protocols, including but not limited to, medical records, laboratory and pathology information, regulatory documents, and case report forms. Assists and maintains databases for collection of research data. Enters required data into designated data control systems. Develops and maintains system for controlling paper flow for protocols, including but not limited to, medical records, records of surgery and pathology information. Develops and maintains databases for collection of research data. Enter required data into designated data control system. Assist with protocol updates and chart audits.

2. Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team to facilitate study conduct. Communicates with patients as required to obtain study data. Obtains patient informed consent for studies as delegated by principal investigator. Provides verbal and/or written study data reports as required. Requires ability to communicate and interact with others with a high level of professionalism. Assists in the collection of research samples study procedures as needed and as delegated by the physician investigator. This includes working with many different departments. Ability to effectively communicate with these departments in order to collect data and prevent protocol deviations or violations.

Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION

Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred: Bachelor's degree in on of the basic sciences

EXPERIENCE

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

Preferred: Previous research coordination experience

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