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JOB SUMMARY The Data Specialist position sits with the Phase I and Multi-Disease team with overall responsibilities for coordinating and assisting in the collection of data activities involved in the retrieval, processing, dissemination and submission of data with occasional guidance from the Clinical Research Data Specialist. The Data Specialist is tasked with extracting, entering, and preparing data for reports, audits, meetings and other presentations. For more information regarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job, please click here.
Coordinates data processing activities for the Phase I and Multi-Disease programs to ensure timely, complete and accurate transmission of data.
Coordinates documentation of all data entry procedures to support consistency in data collection.
Assesses and verifies data quality and coordinates changes/corrections to data.
Accurately performs data analyses to generate reports.
Performs data validation and storage of various project documents.
Maintains data records, data analyses and report generation to meet departmental requirements.
Develops new procedures to process, analyze, validate, and store data.
DATA ENTRY (NOVICE):- The ability to transcribe information from the original source into an electronic system according to written and verbal instructions efficiently and accurately.
DOCUMENTATION (NOVICE):- Ensures that all documentation is complete, accurate, thorough, and compliant.
AD HOC REPORTING (NOVICE):- The ability to access information from databases and prepare reports.
DATA VERIFICATION (NOVICE):- The ability to verify data in an accurate manner.
DATA ANALYSIS (NOVICE):- The ability to analyze data in an accurate manner.
Organizational Impact: Performs tasks that are typically routine that may impact teamâs performance with occasional guidance.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes some discretion and research to solve routine problems.
Breadth of Knowledge: Applies knowledge of standards, established processes and procedure that apply to your own job.
Team Interaction: Provides guidance to entry level co-workers.
SUPPORTING COLLEAGUES (S2):
- Develops Self and Others: Continuously improves own skills by identifying development opportunities.
- Builds and Maintains Relationships : Seeks to understand colleagues priorities, working styles and develops relationships across areas.
- Communicates Effectively: Openly shares information with others and communicates in a clear and courteous manner.
DELIVERING EXCELLENT SERVICES (S2):
- Serves Others with Compassion: Invests time to understand the problems, needs of others and how to provide excellent service.
- Solves Complex Problems: Seeks to understand issues, solves routine problems, and raises proper concerns to supervisors in a timely manner.
- Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Listens carefully to understand the issues and provides accurate information and support.
ENSURING HIGH QUALITY (S2):
- Performs Excellent Work: Checks work quality before delivery and asks relevant questions to meet quality standards.
- Ensures Continuous Improvement: Shows eagerness to learn new knowledge, technologies, tools or systems and displays willingness to go above and beyond.
- Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Demonstrates basic knowledge of conditions that affect safety and reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate person or department.
MANAGING RESOURCES EFFECTIVELY (S2):
- Demonstrates Accountability: Takes responsibility for completing assigned activities and thinks beyond standard approaches to provide high-quality work/service.
- Stewards Organizational Resources: Displays understanding of how personal actions will impact departmental resources.
- Makes Data Driven Decisions: Uses accurate information and good decision making to consistently achieve results on time and without error.
FOSTERING INNOVATION (S2):
- Generates New Ideas: Willingly proposes/accepts ideas or initiatives that will impact day-to-day operations by offering suggestions to enhance them.
- Applies Technology: Absorbs new technology quickly; understands when to utilize the appropriate tools and procedures to ensure proper course of action.
- Adapts to Change: Embraces change by keeping an open mind to changing plans and incorporates change instructions into own area of work.
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