Sr. Research Data Analyst
Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

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Sr. Research Data Analyst
The Division of Hematology is seeking a Senior Research Data Analyst who will be responsible for program reporting activities for the Division, including quality management measures. The position will support data collection and analysis for research studies of adults with sickle cell disease, thrombotic microangiopathy and complement disorders.

Under the supervision of the Center Director, and the Center Program Manager, the Sr. Research Data Analyst will be the key person who will interact with physician investigators, principal Investigators, program managers, research coordinators, data analysts and programmers, to facilitate the collection and integration of data from multiple sources.

The primary activities of this position are study subject recruitment and enrollment, data entry, data curation, data quality, and management of research data in Redcap (Research Electronic Data Capture). The Sr. Research Data Analyst will integrate and verify clinical data with environmental data and bio specimen information, will conduct confirmation emails with clinical staff for data verification, and will perform preliminary data analysis to be reported to the Center team.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate scheduling for research study participants
  • Consent participants for research
  • Manage the REDCap data collection platform and prepare reports to assess the studies progress and preliminary analysis
  • Design and maintain summary reports for staff use and/or for federal and state funders
  • Reviews program reporting requirements and current data collection systems in order to ensure efficiency; design source and output documents; develop reporting schedules to conform to the contract deliverables; provide training for staff members and students/trainees when new procedures are implemented.
  • May help design and create protocol specific data collection with assistance
  • Maintains good working knowledge of all assigned protocols and reporting requirements
  • Maintain a log of eligible and non-eligible patients; request clarification from clinical and research staff if uncertainty regarding eligibility; promptly notify clinical and research staff of eligible patients
  • Confirms clinical relevant data points in databases for COPD and asthma participants
  • Ensures accuracy and timeliness of data so that information may be used by the Program Manager or Principal Investigator in presentations, reports and publication

Data Quality & Management Using REDCap, Electronic Database & Other Computer Software:
  • Performs and oversee chart reviews and other data quality activities
  • Assist with web site maintenance, IT trouble shooting, coordinate with MNET if needed
  • Perform routine data backup
  • Perform and oversee data audits comparing database with data collection instruments
  • Assist staff with computer and database tasks
  • Perform ad hoc data entry
  • Track and assess quality and completeness of data entry and abstraction; immediately raise potential concerns with study managers/supervisors.
  • Cleaning incoming data files, integrate data files into the data management system, update summary files, process data requests from scientific investigators ensure data quality through the execution of computer programs, development of protocols, and other quality assurance
  • Design database in REDCap, ACCESS, or other database management system. Perform queries and generate forms
  • Detect problems in research instruments, data collection, and data entry
  • Provides technical assistance and training to the staff who may be required to data enter/quality review information that is uploaded to REDCap
  • Coordinate and oversee the moving of REDCap cross-sectional and longitudinal data collected to a centralized network periodically and ongoing management of the REDCap system and other program updates
  • Establish a working relationship related to the Information Technology (IT) data management requirements with the local JH IT staff

Reports, Internal Communication, Updates & Other Coordination:
  • Review procedures for the reporting of data; institutes methods of monitoring information/external dataset received with respect to timeliness, completeness and accuracy; designs and implements procedures and programs to update information using the REDCap platform or other similar as needed
  • Performs evaluation and preliminary analysis of data; prepares routine reports documenting results of findings; creates reports using MS Access, Excel, Word, or PowerPoint; may participate in formal or informal presentation of findings
  • Generate graphs, funder reports, and scientific meeting presentations. Prepare manuscripts for publication
  • Generate weekly reports of recruitment and retention progress, biweekly/monthly QC report of data collected at the clinic and home visits
  • Regularly update clinical and research staff, verbally and in writing, of progress with job functions
  • Report periodically progress and completion of tasks to R.P. Manager and PI, and request confirmation of priorities/timeline/deadlines
  • Schedule, participate and organize weekly progress meetings of current research projects to report on recruitment progress, data entering and resolve problems, taking notes, minute's .and preparing agenda for next meetings
  • Communicate effectively and cooperate with both clinical and research who are directly and indirectly involved in the project in order to achieve project goals in an efficient and effective manner
  • Able to prioritize and work on multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines and utilize good time management
  • Meets regularly with Principal Investigator(s), Research Supervisor, and Research Program Manager to review data accuracy and overall database progress
  • Prepares reports on individual patients or the study as required by the principal investigators and/or external agencies
  • Responds in a timely manner to special projects or queries related to the data
  • Ability to think critically and to solve problems that arise related to study protocols
  • Cross-train to other project tasks and support as necessary

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
  • Master's Degree or PhD in Public Health or other related area required
  • Requires a minimum of 1 year of related experience

* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
  • Experience working with electronic database such as Recap and/or SQL preferred

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Experience working with electronic database such as Recap and SQL
  • Ability to follow multiple, detailed directions of various data collection
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to use personal computer; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point; database and spreadsheet knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interviewing techniques required
  • Detail oriented, strong interpersonal skills and excellent organizational and time management skills required
  • Position requires flexibility
  • Experience in data management, data collection and clinical trial is desired

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
  • All IRB-required courses must be completed and appropriate exams passed with necessary certification within 2 weeks of start date

Classified Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
Starting Salary Range: $53,020 - $72,930 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F; 8:30am - 5pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM DOM Hematology
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

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The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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