Research Project Coordinator

Job Number
Banner Gateway & Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
Banner Gateway Medical Center - Research
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
1900 N. Higley Road
City & State
Posting Category


Research Project Coordinator


Our Research department at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center creates and supports various disease groups.This role will maintain consistency in patient safety, treatment, compliance and study subject retention. It will also provide quality assurance and quality control on protocol data, finance practices, legal, regulatory and coordination. Additionally, maintaining research practice standards in accordance to ICH- GCP and FDA guidelines.


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors Degree

2+ years of research experience

Oncology experience 


About Banner Gateway Medical Center
Experience innovative technology and exceptional opportunities for growth and development at Banner Health's state-of-the-art hospital Banner Gateway Medical Center. With comprehensive electronic medical records, physician order entry, digital radiography and proprietary advanced patient monitoring, Banner Gateway provides you with the innovative resources you need to provide your patients with the best care possible. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet™ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Located near Phoenix in Gilbert, Ariz., Banner Gateway Medical Center offers 176 private rooms, eight operating suites, a 37-bed emergency department and shares a campus with the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. Key specialties include oncology, obstetrics, bariatric surgery, emergency and other services that focus on meeting the changing needs of the dynamic and growing community we serve.

About Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
Located in Gilbert, Ariz. (the Phoenix Metro area) on the Banner Gateway Campus, the center provides world-class care for oncology patients - both inpatient and outpatient - and has also brought leading oncology programs to the Banner Gateway campus including Stem Cell Transplantation and comprehensive Head & Neck cancer care. Our capabilities include five linear accelerator vaults, a brachytherapy vault, an advanced diagnostic imaging suite with PET/CT scan, more than 50 infusion bays, a cryopreservation lab and much more. Our inpatient medical oncology unit also incorporates a program that utilizes the electronic surveillance partnership in caring for the patient, where remote nurses have the ability to interact with patients via two way audio-video to assist the bedside nurse with patient care.



About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

This position is responsible for coordinating/and or implementing most aspects of a research project, and/or have primary responsibility for a specialized component of a research project. This includes developing project written materials, as well as recruiting organizations and individuals to participate in research, and data collection and storage.


Essential Functions

  • Develops project documents, written materials and procedures. This may include consent forms and other materials required for review by the Institutional Review Board (IRB). Participates in the development of data collection questionnaires and related communication materials directed towards research participants and customers. May write training or instruction manuals or other materials required by the projects. Writes or assists with the development of annual progress reports and other reports required by funding agencies, or research proposals or articles for publication.


  • Ensures optimal data collection and storage of project data. Works with research scientists and leadership to establish the appropriate data collection methods required to gather relevant data. Coordinates the collection of data based on project goals. Coordinates data set up and entry through manual or technical means.


  • Supports leadership in the development of research project implementation strategies. This may include recruitment strategies and engagement of community members to promote project activities.


  • May coordinate project activities with outside vendors, customers, and/or governmental/regulatory agencies.


  • Works with scientists and other key leadership to ensure proper staffing to carry out the research project within established timeframes.


  • May participate in the budgetary management of research projects. This may include the development of project budgets for the inclusion in research proposals, adjusting budgets on funded projects as required to deal with agency budget cuts, and monitoring project spending.


  • Serves as a liaison to other departments and programmatic areas, as well as community agencies.



Minimum Qualifications

Must possess knowledge of research methodologies as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelors degree in the social sciences or healthcare field.

Experience typically gained through two to four years clinical research experience. Ability to communicate effectively with research staff and with program personnel and research participants, both verbally and in writing. Must have excellent organizational and task management skills. Familiarity with research design and methods. Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient and study information. Requires ability to adhere to the principles of confidentiality governing research. Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.