Clinical Data Manager 5/4/2020
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
The MGH Food Allergy Center (FAC) is a multidisciplinary research center whose primary goal is to investigate new therapeutic modalities for the treatment of food allergies along with complementary investigations on the mechanisms and molecular pathways of allergic disease. The incidence of food allergy and food-mediated disorders continues to rise in the US. Currently, the clinical treatment of IgE-mediated food allergies is limited to allergen avoidance and emergency epinephrine treatment. In the FAC, we are committed to investigating the underlying pathways and potential therapies for food allergy.
The FAC is seeking a Clinical Data Manager who can serve as a key role in the data management operations, and offers opportunities to learn and hone skills related to the analysis of clinical data, as well as pragmatic data management and programming.
Under general supervision of Dr. Wayne Shreffler, Dr. Mike Pistiner, and other co-investigators, the individual serves as a vital member of the FAC team responsible for data coordination, data integrity, and data management for the program. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining FAC databases, interacting with key members of the clinical, research, and information systems teams, as well as generating reports and providing clean datasets to the research team and other end users.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Creation and maintenance of REDCap databases including the extraction and uploading of datasets and creation of reports
* Performs advanced and routine data quality assurance
* Assists lab members in assembling and cleaning databases
* Developing programs to check the integrity of the data
* Preparing reports on the quantity of data and quality in the data management system
* Retrieving data and generating reports from the database as requested by staff
* Assisting in preparation of reports (enrollment, adverse events) for submission to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) as needed
* Attending/conducting meetings, teleconferences, and webinars relevant to current or upcoming research and clinical projects
* Considering both back-end organization of data and front-end accessibility for end users and applications
* Capacity planning
* Generating reports to end users
* Pulling data and providing clean datasets to end users
* The ideal candidate must be mature, responsible, detail-oriented, and creative with excellent organizational skills. Advanced computer skills, and strong oral and written communication skills are also needed.
* Should have prior programming experience, ideally with R or python. Statistical analysis skills (using R, SAS, or Stata) are strong pluses.
* Ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment and prioritize multiple tasks. Should also be capable of working both independently and collaboratively.
* Healthcare experience, particularly in an academic medical setting, a plus
* Familiarity with EPIC, REDCap, RStudio, GitHub, a plus
B.A., B.S. required, ideally with a background in healthcare or computer science. Master's level candidates and individuals with other backgrounds with the requisite experience will be highly considered.
Minimum of 1-2 years analytic experience in a research environment. Programming experience in R with database management skills preferred. Statistical analysis skills and facility with statistical software such as R, SAS, or Stata preferred. Familiarity with EPIC, REDCap, GitHub, a plus.
Office environment with necessary computer and other equipment co-localized with other clinical research team members. Day hours with some opportunity to flex time if needed. Fast paced with a high volume of projects demanding good organization, communication, and team work.
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.