Associate Database Administrator (REDCap)

Houston, Texas
April 01 2021
Health Sciences
Organization Type
Associate Database Administrator (REDCap)


The primary purpose of the Database Developer is to design, develop and maintain a database for research purposes. Impacts data collection, data management, data analysis, and outcome reporting Assists faculty and staff by querying data and performing statistical analysis for manuscript preparation, grant submissions and presentations. Uses critical judgment to extract key information from patient medical records and properly enter it into a clinical database to be used for research studies


Research Studies Work with extra-departmental teams to facilitate the communication between and integration with institutional databases such as CORe, EPIC/OneConnect, Tumor Registry Database and Tissue Station, for automated data collection and management. Work with departmental teams to facilitate the communication between and integration with the Clinical Trials Management Database, the Lymphoma Tissue Bank, the Myeloma Tissue Bank, and other data collection tools within the department. Develops and maintains systems for coding, editing and computer entry of data for assigned research studies; performs data extraction and assists with the entry of data into computerized database. Assists and supervises data extractors including performance monitoring and quality assurance. Work with faculty and administration to generate tables and reports for feasibility studies, demographics, outcomes, grant proposals, and retrospective analyses.

Database Management Database management will require collaboration with the Lymphoma/Myeloma faculty and staff to optimize database development including writing software/code in support of the larger conduct of clinical research in the Lymphoma/Myeloma; work with Research Information Systems and Technology Services in the maintenance of the database including compliance with institutional IT database regulations, and perform functions necessary to create and maintain a functional database within the various applications including ORACLE and REDCap. Work to modernize the registry of epidemiological, clinical and pathologic data of patients with the diagnosis of Lymphoma for research purposes, currently referred to as Lymphoma Outcomes Database. Work to modernize the epidemiological, clinical and pathologic data of patients with plasma cell dyscrasias for research purposes currently referred to as the Plasma Cell Dyscrasias Database.

Other Duties Assist with descriptive and exploratory statistical analyses utilizing the data generated from the database. Work with the lymphoma outcomes database committee to review proposals and prioritize projects. Develop training material for faculty and staff on the utilization of databases; provide initial training for all staff, training for new faculty and employees at time of onboarding, and ongoing training and support as needed. Responsible for updating and maintaining the Lymphoma/Myeloma Department Web Site adhering to the brand management for MD Anderson written and graphic standards.

Education Required: Bachelor's degree.

Education preferred: Bachelor's degree in Information Technology

Experience Required: Two years of experience with database installation, programming and maintenance. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis. With preferred degree, no experience required.

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.

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