Data Analyst – Department of Pediatrics

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, Openings : 1,
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Job Description :

West Virginia University Health Science Center is currently accepting applications for a Data Analyst for the Department of Pediatrics

About the Opportunity

The primary responsibility of the position is to provide the Pediatric Blood and Cancer (PBCC) and Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU) research team with high level support related to the collection and reporting of study-related clinical data. The data analyst is responsible for the time sensitive gathering, recording, and dissemination of treatment-related information for regular reporting and monitoring by the research team and study sponsors. Performs various duties under the direction of Managerial or Specialist/Lead positions, such as record and assess data, or design, build and modify constructs in support of basic science administrative, project and program objectives.

This position provides program, as well as direct internal and external client support services, responds to inquiries and independently resolves matters of low to moderate complexity. Responsibilities require some judgment, resourcefulness and originality, but diverse guides and precedents are usually available to apply or adapt to the circumstances. Work effort has considerable impact on client services, program and project image, with potential legal liabilities.

We strongly believe in work-life balance and keeping time for things we love outside our work. WVU offers generous benefits, including:
  • 13 paid holidays (staff holiday calendar)
  • 24 annual leave (vacation) days per year
  • 18 sick days per year
(for when you’re ill, for when you need time to care for sick family, for your own, or your family’s, regularly scheduled medical appointments. Who is family for the purpose of this leave? A lot of people in your life including immediate relatives and in-laws as well as others considered to be members of your household living under the same roof)
  • WVU offers a range of health insurance and other benefits (this position is a benefits-eligible non-classified staff position)
  • 401(a) retirement savings with 6% employee contribution match, eligibility to continue health insurance, and other retiree perks. Looking for more retirement benefits information? Check out retirement health insurance benefits, retirement income, and FAQ’s.
  • Wellness programs

What you’ll do:

  • Identifies and verifies appropriate clinical source documentation for data reporting.
  • Coordinates data collection with the clinical research team to facilitate efficient and accurate data reporting and regulatory documentation.
  • Gathers and extracts patient clinical data for entry into later phase industry and federal (i.e. NCI, Cooperative groups) sponsor-supplied case report forms to measure overall study progress and regulatory documentation compliance.
  • Ensures timely and accurate completion of case report for review by study sponsor and perform data integrity reviews of entered data prior to collection and analysis.
  • Maintains individual research subject records by obtaining copies of medical records, lab reports, treatment schedules, and other vital protocol-related information.
  • Updates clinical records for review while subjects remain on study.
  • Corrects and revises data as appropriate.
  • Maintains security and confidentiality of patient/protocol information.
  • Manages backup and data archives(files)
  • Provides data for audit by outside agencies.
  • Assists in the regulatory aspects of protocol, which may include regulatory document preparation, IRB application preparation, adverse event reporting, and IRB communications.
  • Abstracts data for clinical research needs.
  • Attends staff meetings as required.
  • Maintains knowledge of professional principles, legal and/or reporting requirements affecting clinical data research and management, and adheres to industry and government standards.
  • Assists and/or follows direction of the Director for professional development and to determine course of customer service.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in allied healthcare, biology, computer science, or other related field
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience in data collection, analysis and/or reporting in a medial or clinical setting
    Or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Skilled at effective data collection and creating effective customized reports.
  • Effective time management skills at meeting deadlines.
  • Skilled at using mathematics to solve problems.
  • Skilled at identifying and verifying appropriate clinical source documentation for data reporting.
  • Knowledge of regulatory aspects of protocol management.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, statistics, and their applications.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Maintains skills in, or knowledge of, professional principles, legal including federal and/or international reporting requirements affecting area of responsibility.
  • Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Clear understanding of medical terminology and ability to define symptomatology and diagnosis.

Preferred Qualifications &amp Credentials:

  • Preferred to have research certification such as CCRP, CCRA, CCDM, etc. from accredited organizations such as SOCRA, ACRP and SCDM.

About WVU


At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginias land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.

From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley — the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.

Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when youre a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.

Creating an inclusive, engaged, and dynamic learning environment is core to WVU’s academic mission. We welcome candidates who can contribute a range of ideas, approaches and experiences.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.


Job Posting : Mar 8, 2024 Posting Classification : Non-Classified Exemption Status : Exempt Benefits Eligible : Yes Schedule : Full-time
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