Medical Research Informatics Specialist

  • Shriners Hospitals for Children
  • Jan 05, 2021

Job Description

The Research Informatics Specialist (RIS) is a specialized professional who assists in the management of clinical research informatics across the Shriners organization. Reporting to the Research Data Manager, the RIS will act as a resource within SHC to assist in the capture, access, sharing and analysis of clinical and experimental information. In performing their duties, the RIS will be expected to assure proper study conduct, subject safety, and the accessibility and quality of clinical research data as well as maintain data safeguards. Additionally, the RIS will be responsible for maintenance of research information systems, working independently and with diverse teams to accomplish deliverables. The RIS will participate in the education research staff pertaining to the research information systems at SHC. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Content Management (quality/security) 40% ● Collaborate with lay users and technical experts to design and implement research database infrastructure and data science systems. ● Act as a primary point of contact for technical, compliance and regulatory questions surrounding research data ● Perform regular sponsor level electronic auditing of research data for the SHC system to ensure compliance with protocol, departmental and institutional standards ● Participate with SHC teams to provide data from established systems for research related activities ● Assist in data collection, aggregation, cleaning and analysis as needed by SHC study teams Application Management 40% ● Maintain and update technical controls, education and documentation for new and established research information systems ● Respond to inquiries and provide support and expertise for informatics products for research personnel throughout the SHC system ● Act as a point of contact for education of SHC staff about research information systems for new users and troubleshooting with established users Communication and Teamwork 20% ● Create training materials and support for SHC research staff within the scope of clinical research informatics ● Participate as a subject matter expert as an educator to information systems users


THE QUALIFIED CANDIDATE WILL HAVE EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS : ● Knowledge of clinical research data collection, management and analysis required ● Proficiency in database analysis and reporting (SQL, MySQL or Oracle SQL) required ● 3 or more years of research informatics or IT Support experience preferred MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED/PREFERRED : ● Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Information Technology or similar area of focus required KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES : ● Experience or certification (GCP, HSP, CCRP, etc.) in clinical research highly preferred ● Experience working in Python, R, Matlab or other technical programming language preferred

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