Job: Data Specialist - Research - Full Time

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Data Specialist - Research - Full Time

Location:Western Regional Medical Center
Region:Phoenix, AZ
Department:314002 Clinical Research-Specialist
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Position ID:34237
Job Function:Nursing/Patient Care


Data Specialist - Research - Full Time


Under direct supervision of the Manager of the Clinical Protocol Office the incumbent is required to manage data in the department of Clinical Research studies. He or she is responsible for the creation, updating, maintenance and validation of clinical study databases and for the provision of computerized reports of these data (if necessary). He or she is a key member of the clinical project team and should be able to prioritize work in line with project management decisions. The responsibilities of the Data Manager is to manage clinical trials through review, computerization, cleaning and auditing of clinical data and data bases in compliance with standard operating procedures, sponsor/CRO guidelines and regulatory agency guidelines.

Prepares for and assists the sponsor during monitoring visits and responds to sponsor queries – both written and verbal. Assists with audits/regulatory inspections, participates in study initiation meetings and staff/team meetings, as required. May also assist with special projects, or perform other duties as specified (chart abstraction with limited analysis functions).


  • Bachelor's degree in related field of science, health care or medicine preferred.
  • Clinical research experience, preferably in clinical oncology.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of current medical terminology specific to oncology to accurately read entries in patient charts, precisely and timely record this information into study records and other appropriate research data forms.
  • The candidate should have knowledge of ICH-GCP and a strong interest in clinical research as well as have an affinity with working with databases.
  • Ability to attend off site meetings such as central study initiation and investigator meetings, annual network retreats, training and/or educational sessions.
  • Professional use of the English language; both written and oral to obtain and convey accurate information.

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