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Data Analyst - REDcap

Posted by: MD Anderson Cancer Center

Posted date: Apr-11-2019

Location: Houston, TX

Data Analyst - REDcap 

Department of Palliative Care, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine

MD Anderson's Palliative Care, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine specialists are dedicated to relieving the cancer burden for patients and families. MD Anderson's inter-disciplinary team includes physicians specializing in supportive care and rehabilitation medicine, nurses, psychiatrists, social workers, dieticians, therapists, pharmacists and administrative support staff focused solely on strengthening, relieving and comforting our patients and their families. Following a cancer diagnosis and treatment, it is normal for patients to experience burdensome physical symptoms and/or psychological distress from their disease and/or the cancer treatment itself.  Sometimes these physical and psychological symptoms require specialized care in conjunction to your primary oncology treatment for disease.  The specialized multidisciplinary team may benefit you and your family throughout your fight against cancer.

Primary Responsibilities:

Clinical data and research data consistency 

Resolve problems with consistencies. Correspond with trial monitors, nurses, coordinators and primary investigators. Obtain outside correspondence from other sites, discusses and implements query resolutions with monitors. Assists Principal Investigator (PI) in the design/development of complex research projects, funding and grant applications. Participates in the evaluation and implementation of data collection methodologies, protocols, database systems and techniques according to established protocol. Participates in data analysis, interpretation and reporting.

Managing Databases

Reviews clinical data, issues & resolves queries to clean the data for analysis. Managing databases for research studies. Manages computerized databases (PDOL/PDMS) for various research studies. Maintains and designs the system for management reports, coding, editing, and data entry for assigned research studies. Manages and performs current and accurate entry of all research data into both computerized and paper databases.


Data integrity, collection and analysis 

Checks patient data to ensure all actions taken followed the assigned protocol. Ensures that all external documentation has been processed, edited, and filed. Establishes guidelines for obtaining and organizing clinical trial data within given deadlines of collection efforts. Prepares specific reports and analysis to aid in decisions.


Technical Skills

REDcap, Skills in database design and database management (Microsoft Access), SPSS, PDOL/PDMS

Education Required: Bachelor's degree in Biology, Nursing or related field. 

Experience Required: Three years of related experience. Additional years of education may be substituted for experience on a one to one basis. 

Experience Preferred: REDcap, skills in database design and database management (Microsoft Access), SPSS, PDOL/PDMS, clinical Research and protocols, ability to work with complex studies

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/ legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action. html

Job Title Data Analyst - REDcap
Post Details
Email lamani(at)mdanderson.org
Employer's Website www.mdanderson.org
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Cancer/Oncology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Research Associate
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Houston, TX
Key Words REDcap, Clinical Research, Database Management
Start Date immediate