Database Specialist, Clinical Data/Images (Excel, SQL, XML) – Direct Hire/to $50k

Professional Services
Job Type: 
Life Sciences
Data Management, Biostatistics and Programming
Other Life Science Positions
Employment Category: 
Direct Hire

Our client, a national medical association based in the RTP area, is actively recruiting for a highly capable and versatile candidate to assume key role on its Client Services team.  This role will involve managing a Database/Registry that is used by medical practitioners across the globe. 

Key Things to Note:

  • This organization has developed a complex but user-friendly Registry for labs and practitioners to upload medical images and patient data.
  • The Registry has numerous components, must be meticulously maintained and is regularly used for research and analysis.
  • The Registry is run by an outside vendor.  This Specialist will be the internal Subject Matter Expert on the Registry and will liaise with the vendor as needed.
  • Day-to-day responsibilities will include ensuring data quality, acting as internal technical support, preparing analyses and reports, and assisting users as needed.
  • Position will also involve driving special projects that will provide Registry enhancements.

This is an important position and we seek a skilled point-person whose astute technical skills are complemented by superb organizational skills, a keen eye for detail as well as a congenial, “how can I help?” work style.

Specific duties will include:

  • Provide support with respect to data quality monitoring and maintenance, data subset analysis and reporting, data and performance measure programming and testing, IT troubleshooting, and database administration
  • Manage and respond to project related email and phone calls, assuring a high level of customer service
  • Ensure data submissions are properly stored in the Registry database
  • Communicate and provide guidance to all stakeholders on all data quality issues.  Be the key liaison for resolution of data discrepancies
  • Troubleshoot data element extraction from software vendors and other submission methods
  • Proactively review and provide insights on data submission reports, data quality reports, and participant reports
  • Refine data acceptance logic criteria for Registry-related projects, including but not limited to SQL and XML conversions, to allow for data submission to the Registry vendor
  • Prepare, finalize, and disseminate data analysis and deliverables as requested by the Registry Committee
  • Work with Registry Manager, Registry vendor and other workgroups to ensure all reports are designed in a meaningful and useful manner and that they meet the needs of the recipients
  • Support the organization by attending staff meetings, working on task forces, attending professional development opportunities, etc.

Ideal candidate will offer a Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience in data management, data quality and/or analytics.  Experience with clinical/medical data and images expected. Other priorities include:

  • Superb project management skill, including ability to simultaneously juggle numerous projects
  • Advanced technical competence including SQL, XML, Excel, database programs, online applications as well as some experience with analytics software packages (such as SAS, R, and/or SPSS)
  • Keen analytical abilities, including the ability to convert complex data into meaningful and usable information
  • Strong process improvement mentality
  • Ability to successfully oversee work performed by vendors
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skill, including the ability to successfully assist non-technical personnel with technical (and sometimes confusing) matters

Finally, we seek a candidate who brings the demonstrated ability to deliver quality results in a high standards, roll-up-your-sleeves, collaborative setting.  Longevity and impact in previous positions will be important.

This is a Direct Hire opportunity and an immediate need.  Please forward Word resume for prompt consideration.  Local candidates only.