The Data Management Specialist is esponsible for acquiring, validating, storing, protecting, and processing required data to ensure the accessibility, reliability, and timeliness of the data for its users.
Designs, develops, and maintains databases in accord with established data management plans and GCDMP guidelines. Develops programs using statistical analysis system (SAS) language or other statistical software for the development of analytical datasets and reports. Develops rigorous quality control and quality assurance programs to perform data validation for data generated from clinical research studies and other databases to assure agreed upon data quality. Creates and follows standardized data quality processes to ensure reproducibility and increase efficiencies. May identify inconsistencies and discrepancies in data and takes the necessary steps to correct.
Collaborate with team members from various departments on the design, documentation, testing and implementation of clinical data management research systems studies. Develop systems for organizing data to analyze, identify and report trends. Design and maintain clinical databases. Designs and/or reviews Case Report Forms (CRFs). Develops process for incorporating laboratory and other external data. Develop, implement and maintain data management plans for clinical research studies programs of broad scope and complexity. Create and maintain detailed data dictionaries and data management documentation.
Participate in protocol reviews and identify critical data items required for analysis and reporting. Consult with senior peers on non-routine projects to learn through experience. Ensure accurate project-related databases through the timely generation of logic statements, querying of data, edit checks, resolution of inaccuracies and auditing of databases in accord with GCDM practices.
Reporting and Documentation
May create and maintain detailed data dictionaries and data management operation manuals for research studies. Creates summary tables, graphs, and listings for study coordination efforts via programming. Maintains clear documentation of all processes and procedures followed to produce all outputs.
Bachelor's degree in a related field
3 - 5 years of work experience in a related job discipline
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