Full Job Description
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.
The primary purpose of the Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator is to perform administrative support duties related to the collection of clinical data and/or the coordination of clinical studies.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Correspond with the Institution Review Board and the Cancer Clinical Trials Office in order to open, close, and renew research studies
Perform clerical duties in the preparation of regulatory documents. Maintain all forms and documents, including consent forms and master subject logs. File all appropriate correspondence.
Assist in the preparation and publication of research abstracts and manuscripts, including obtaining and maintaining PMCIDs
Assist with literature reviews, abstract generation and reference maintenance (Endnote)
Assist section faculty with submission of MTAs/IBCs, etc
Answer phone calls from patients and hospital support staff and forward to scheduling team and new patient coordinators. Communicate patients' concerns or questions to nurses and faculty.
Assist in billing patients and insurers by filling out relevant documents.
Retrieve and send faxes and routine correspondence regarding patient information and deliver scans to nurses.
Processes licensing applications and renewals as required.
Maintains Continuing Medical Education Credits (CME).
Attends program meetings, preparing needed information for dissemination and review. Follows up with meeting attendees to ensure action items have been completed and initiated as required.
Prepares minutes for meetings, conferences and program support
Provides program support to include scheduling and coordinating high attendance events
Includes writing seminar announcements, planning advertising, and visitor travel
Coordinates travel for staff including registrations, hotel accommodations, and transportation.
Collects receipts, completes and submits travel reimbursements according to division/institutional travel procedures
Submits expense reimbursements for faculty
Schedules meetings, classes, seminars, symposiums and conferences
Schedules seminars and workshops
Assists the administrative efforts of the department's operations in various locations.
Responsible for projects as assigned by Supervisor.
Responsible for attending and successfully completing educational courses as assigned by Supervisor.
May mentor new support staff during their first six months.
Update Department Website quarterly.
Analytical Thinking - Gather relevant information systematically; break down problems into simple components; make sound decisions.
Innovative Thinking - Approach problems with curiosity and open-mindedness; offer new ideas, solutions and/or options.
Listen to Others - Listen to feedback and input carefully; demonstrate attention to others; acknowledge and listen to differing perspectives in a group.
Team with Others - Initiate, develop, and manage relationships and networks; encourage collaboration and input from all team members; value the contributions of all team members; balance individual and team goals.
Technical/Functional Expertise - Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job; possess up-to-date knowledge in the profession; provide technical expertise to others.
Written Communication - Convey information clearly and concisely through both formal and informal documents; adapt writing style to fit the audience.
Exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and/or tissue
Attention to detail
Required: Bachelor's degree.
Preferred: Prior clinical or research experience, including undergraduate experience.
Experience working with healthcare professionals and clinical research participants.
Experience with University related research policies and procedures.
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
Requisition ID: 135976
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Days
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