Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Program Coordinator

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma, OK

ID: 7107444 (Ref.No. ta222115)
Posted: August 5, 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 Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Program Coordinator will coordinate and administer multiple clinical research projects by performing clinical research, medical management, subject recruitment, budget preparation, data analysis, IRB Coordination, counseling and education, and personnel supervision.


  • Coordinates the activities between clinical research projects for a department or college and between those projects and other programs on the national or state level
  • Works with academic and clinical staff to develop clinical research, testing, and training materials
  • Assists clinical investigators in planning, organizing, and delivering medical management of study participants
  • Performs medical record reviews, establishes preliminary diagnosis and orders laboratory and non‐invasive x‐ray tests
  • Recruits subjects for clinical research projects
  • Reviews medical histories and may examine subjects to determine eligibility
  • Enrolls subjects meeting criteria of the project
  • Prepares and manages the budget for clinical research projects sponsored by outside funding sources
  • Organizes and participates in the analysis of collected data
  • May perform data entry, collect, analyze, and clean data
  • Works with the Institutional Review Board to develop protocols and consent forms for research projects including human subjects
  • Ensures projects are in compliance with University regulations
  • Provides counseling and education to the subject and family concerning the research project, and the management or prevention of health disorders
  • Supervises support personnel that may include nurses, physician assistants, researchers, technical positions, etc.
  • Delegates tasks, and conducts performance appraisals
  • Assists Principal Investigator in the selection, and training of new employees
  • Trains support personnel in new techniques, requirements, and procedures necessary for research protocols, protecting subject safety, and ensuring the integrity of data
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position

Job Requirements


Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Health Professions field.

Experience: 24 months experience in nursing, healthcare, or clinical trials management.

Equivalency/Substitution: Will accept 48 months of related experience in lieu of the Bachelor's degree for a total of 72 months of related experience.

Certifications or Licenses: If the department selects a RN or Physician Assistant, the applicant must have current state licensure.


  • Knowledge of project management

Working Conditions: Standard Office Environment


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