Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma, OK

ID: 7104303 (Ref.No. ta221690)
Posted: June 29, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description


OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center is Oklahoma’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Cancer Center, and one of only 71 NCI-Designated Cancer Centers in the United States. This highly competitive accreditation ensures that our patients receive the highest standard of care and have access to the most advanced cancer treatment options.

At the Stephenson Cancer Center, we have an exciting new job opportunity that could be right for you! The Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator plans, directs, or coordinates clinical oncology research projects, directs the activities of workers engaged in clinical oncology research projects to ensure compliance with protocols and overall clinical objectives, evaluates and analyzes clinical data.


  • Patient Recruitment and Scheduling. Identifies, recruits, and schedules patients who may be eligible to participate in the oncology clinical research program.
  • Assessment. Performs the initial assessment of potential patient participants, including but not limited to taking detailed clinical history, performing physical exam, and completing patient data forms.
  • Testing and Training. Conducts research tests and supervises exercise training sessions.
  • Information Distribution. Provides potential patient participants with study information. Obtains informed consent forms.
  • Clinical Resource. Acts as the initial clinical resource and liaison between physicians, nurses, and laboratory personnel.
  • Data Management. Responsible for data management and data analysis. Ensures data entry is accurate and completed in a timely manner.
  • Follow‐Up. Responsible for the initiation, organization, and handling of patient follow‐up. Assesses and analyzes patient monitor data at all follow‐up visits. May oversee the conduct of home‐based patient training programs.
  • Meeting Attendance. May attend various meetings pertaining to the oncology clinical research program. May present information at the meeting.
  • Personnel Supervision. Assumes lead role to ensure adherence to protocol. Directs and evaluates the work of research personnel. Trains and schedules workloads of employees.
  • As Needed. Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

Job Requirements


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a health profession such as Physical Science, Biological Science, Registered Nurse, Physician Assistant.

Experience: 24 months of clinical practice, nursing, or research program coordination experience.

Equivalency/Substitution: Will accept 48 months of equivalent experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree for a total of 72 months related experience.

Certifications/Licenses: Oklahoma State licensure is required for Nurses and Physician Assistants.


  • Advanced knowledge of protocol guidelines, principles, and practices.
  • Must have a high level of organizational skills.
  • Ability to exercise discretion.
  • Ability to ask the right questions to determine proper course of ac????on while following established standards.
  • Ability to learn and function under different situations/circumstances.
  • Must work independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and solve problems.
  • Ability to finish projects in a timely manner

Working Conditions:

  • Physical: Sitting for prolonged periods. Manual dexterity.  Use of a computer and answer telephones.
  • Environmental: Clinical Environment.


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