Sr. Protocol Research Information Specialist

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
September 15 2019
Ref
128520
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

The Sr. Protocol Research Information Specialist provides assistance to researchers and professionals by delivering information to support various departmental projects, data analysis requests, and federal agencies or registries. Delivers data information by conducting data analysis and preparing reports from various data sources including the OneConnect(EPIC), institutional CTMS and HRPP. Assists with data migration planning, data integration projects, mapping data sets between disparate systems, and data comparisons.

Ensures all deliverables are accurate and complete by maintaining quality control checks. Conducts quality data related initiatives to ensure data integrity is in place. Is knowledgeable with reporting applications and query building tool sets when preparing data reports. Assists staff in testing data entry modules. Provides end user support for the CRMS data sources.

Provide senior level guidance to the Protocol Research Information Specialist and/or Human Research Regulation Specialist as it pertains to processes and SOP in the department.

Provide input during design meetings from a user's perspective when dealing with complicated regulatory processes.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Clinical Research Systems /Administrative Tasks

•Assists in communicating messages that helps to update users of both systems of any changes, new applications, and new tools available in the Clinical Research Systems applications.
•Provides training for new applications or changes available in the Clinical Research Systems to the application's users.
•Provide input during design meetings from a user's perspective when dealing with complicated regulatory processes.
•Sends notifications to users of the Clinical Research System applications of any system maintenance and schedules said maintenance when needed.
•Provide primary backup support in setup, training and assistance for clinical users of the CORe system.
•Provide training, guidance and assistance in all aspects of advanced registration process setup requirements for research protocols within the CORe system.
•Assist in defining and analyzing problems with protocol profiles set up in the Clinical Research Systems applications for new submissions, resubmissions, and revisions.
•Check all newly activated protocols to ensure quality control checks are in place for valid protocol data.

Help Line, Training and Education

•Assists in answering the Clinical Research Systems help line and provide on call duties for after hours and on weekends.
•Assist in defining and analyzing problems when (PDMS) users call with issues.
•Hold technical training classes of how to create/submit protocols, register and enter data on patients in protocols, and create reports.
•Schedule one on one classes for ad hoc reporting in the Clinical Research Systems where applicable
•Develop and maintain user manuals and video tutorials for the Clinical Research System applications

Mentoring

•Serve as an expert or knowledge base for non senior employees. Includes training, problem solving, mentoring, and project leaders.
•Expand knowledge of MD Anderson Regulatory processes and procedures to improve current SOPs.

Onsite Presence:Is Required

WORKING CONDITIONS

Frequency

Deadlines
Sedentary Environment

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PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Frequency

Weight

Bending/Stooping
Carrying
Glare Sensitivity
Keyboarding
Lifting
Pushing/Pulling
Reaching
Sitting
Standing

Rarely1-2%
Rarely1-2%
Frequent 34-66%
Constant 67-100%
Rarely1-2%
Rarely1-2%
Rarely1-2%
Constant 67-100%
Occasionally 11-33%

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Up to 5 lbs
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Up to 5 lbs
Up to 5 lbs
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Education
Required: Bachelor's degree with a major in Computer Science, Accounting, Business Administration, Mathematics or related field.

Experience

Required: Four years experience in database administration. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Four years of experience in database administration, SQL report writing, and data analysis. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred Certifications: Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)
Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP)

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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