NTRO Research Coordinator I

Moffitt Cancer Center

Moffitt Cancer Center

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Tampa, FL, USA
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

NTRO Research Coordinator I

  • Tampa, FL
  • Moffitt Research Center (MRC)
  • NTR Clinical Rsch Oper
  • Full Time - Day Shift - 8:00-4:30 M-F
  • Req #: 74425

At Moffitt Cancer Center, we strive to be the leader in understanding the complexity of cancer and applying these insights to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Our diverse team of over 9,000 are dedicated to serving our patients and creating a workspace where every individual is recognized and appreciated. For this reason, Moffitt has been recognized on the 2023 Forbes list of America’s Best Large Employers and America’s Best Employers for Women, Computerworld magazine’s list of 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology, DiversityInc Top Hospitals & Health Systems and continually named one of the Tampa Bay Time’s Top Workplace. Additionally, Moffitt is proud to have earned the prestigious Magnet® designation in recognition of its nursing excellence. Moffitt is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, and the leading cancer hospital in both Florida and the Southeast. We are a top 10 nationally ranked cancer center by Newsweek and have been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999.
Working at Moffitt is both a career and a mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Join our committed team and help shape the future we envision.


Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of an innovative team and make an impact in the lives of those affected by cancer? As a member of the Moffitt Non-Therapeutic Research Office (NTRO) you may interact directly with community members and patients to enroll, educate, and guide participants through the experience of taking part in research. You may support non-therapeutic research in other ways including data entry, project and protocol management and quality assurance. Regardless, you will be a member of a collaborative team that ensures non-therapeutic research activities are moving forward safely, smoothly, and according to plan.

Our NTRO Research team comes from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, including public health, psychology, biological sciences and more. There are opportunities for those who have worked in other areas of public health as well as those who are looking for a new and exciting opportunity. Team members of NTRO work closely with community members, patients, patient families, study sponsors, and the clinical teams including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other health care providers.

These positions typically offer a Monday through Friday schedule, though some require occasional weekends. Most offer a hybrid schedule (mix of remote and on-site). Moffitt offers training and orientation.

Position Highlights:

The primary focus of the position is to provide support to the Florida Pancreas Collaborative; the first state-wide transdisciplinary initiative aimed at advancing research related to pancreatic cancer. This will entail coordinating recruitment, specimen, and data collection efforts for large-scale studies in two main area: early detection and cancer health disparities. Reporting to Dr. Jenny Permuth, the Principal Investigator, and working closely with the study manager, the coordinator will execute and oversee research tasks, including administrative procedures. The Research Coordinator I is the first level of a research coordinator career path.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, critical thinking skills and the ability to adapt quickly to respond to the needs of the study team are required.
  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.
  • Develops competence by performing structured work assignments exhibits a strong sense of initiative.
  • Exceptional customer service skills with the ability to build stable working relationships and excel in collaborative environments.


  • Screen, identify eligibility, and consent any research participants including community based and/or clinically based participants depending on the study needs.
  • Enters data and other pertinent information into the appropriate databases (i.e., Redcap, Power chart, Oncore, sponsor specific EDC system); Responsible for quality of the data coming in and ensuring that the protocol is being followed appropriately.
  • Documents the consent process accurately pursuant to regulatory and Moffitt guidelines.
  • Ensure proper specimen collection at the correct time points, in collaboration with Tissue Core and other stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Responsible for surveys and/or interviews for some studies.
  • Updates protocols with PI’s guidance for submission to the Regulatory Specialist.
  • Documents deviations timely and communicates with the proper stakeholders (PI, Regulatory, Management).
  • Communication involves routinely conveying standardized information to the Regulatory Specialist on needs for the study; includes but is not limited to amendments, new study submissions, and deviations.
  • May contribute to publications, abstracts, presentation's, manuscripts and assist with basic publication of results if applicable.

Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in Public Health, Psychology, Biological Sciences, or relevant field required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Required general knowledge of medical terminology, general computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Preferred direct research experience.
  • Preferred knowledge of EMR system (Powerchart) and clinical trial management systems (OnCore).
  • Preferred experience entering data into electronic data capture systems (RedCAP or similar).

Equal Employment Opportunity

Moffitt Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status. We seek candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

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