Clinical Research Data Manager 1

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Hyde Park Campus

2012217 Medicine-Hematology/Oncology

About the Unit
The Section of Hematology/Oncology has a proud and long tradition of excellence in research-based patient care and clinical discovery. Ranked among the finest cancer programs in the country, the Section is comprised of nationally and internationally known faculty with expertise in all major types of malignancies, blood disorders, and experimental therapies.

Job Information

Job Summary:

The Clinical Research Data Manager 1 is responsible for meticulous and accurate clinical data management for each clinical trial. This includes: all patient data retrieval in its various forms(in-house/outside - prior histories, hospital floor admissions, ER visits, Clinic exams, MD office records, Scans, Pathology and Cytology, etc.), the preparation and maintenance of clinical research charts for each protocol patient, timely/daily retrieval, identification and entry of clinical research data into computer program databases, spreadsheets, chart flow-sheets, and case report forms.


  • Responsible for all data management aspects of clinical studies and efficiently performs all data management activities within an assigned study or studies.
  • Provides data management expertise to the team in identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensures validity of research results through timely, accurate, and complete data submission, query resolution, and reporting of deviations.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of clinical and research-related computer programs.
  • Attend multidisciplinary conferences and workshops.
  • Schedule, prepare and participate in all pharmaceutical site visits.
  • Assist Research Nurse(s) and appropriate departmental, and laboratory staff in collection, storage, and shipment of patient specimens, radiology scans, reports, etc.
  • Ensures that relevant data from the source document are abstracted and recorded in the clinical trial case report forms and that every data point can be verified within the source document.
  • Utilizes analytical thinking, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to facilitate query resolution with sponsor/monitors required.
  • Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm required.
  • Strong data management skills and attention to detail required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across study teams required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat required.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality with clinical data and client's proprietary data required.
  • Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
  • Analytical skills required.
  • Ability to abstract subject data from medical record/source documentation and enter into care report forms and/or databases preferred.
  • Knowledge or interest in a scientific field preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical or /clinical trial terminology preferred.

Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Associate's degree or an equivalent combination of relevant education & experience required.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • One year of relevant clinical research experience preferred.

Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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Job No:
Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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