Data Manager, Clinical Research - Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - Tenders Global

Data Manager, Clinical Research – Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

University of Texas Health Science Center

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What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us you won’t want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:  

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees  
  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year) 
  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue! 
  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service) 
  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan! 

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as… 

  • Free financial and legal counseling 
  • Free mental health counseling services 
  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs 
  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc. 
  • Resources for child and elder care 
  • Plus many more! 

Position Summary:

Responsible for the data management function involved in clinical research, including applications and operations addressing relevant standards, guidelines, and best practices.  Ensures data management complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations; and institution and study requirements, policies and procedures.

Position Key Accountabilities:

1.  Develops, documents, and monitors the Data Management Plans for each clinical trial study.
2.  May coordinate development and implementation of data management for multicenter studies.
3.  Participates in the creation of Case Report forms and their translation into electronic forms.
4.  Responsible for all custom software development and support of existing applications including analysis, design, testing, deployment, training, and support.
5.  Conducts feasibility studies and analysis of proposed projects.
6.  Develops and maintains quality controls for all research databases.
7.  Communicates quality and performance measures, and operation information to management, clinical trial staff, and users.
8.  Responsible for measuring and achieving data quality goals in clinical studies and trials.
9.  Reviews and evaluates available tools, methodologies, best practices, and techniques to optimize data management activities.
10.  Responsible for providing data and/or making presentations to outside organizations or individuals on clinical data issues as required.
11.  May manage Human Resource activities for direct reports in regards to recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, professional development, mentoring, performance evaluations, and salary planning.
12.  Other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

* Detailed knowledge of query design, report creation, and graphic representations of data
* Knowledge and experience managing complex databases
* Experience providing analysis of data

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.

Minimum Experience:

Five years of programming experience, with at least two years of supervisory experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.  This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

 

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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