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JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the data management functions and conduct of research protocols, such that the integrity and quality of the clinical research is maintained and the research is conducted in accordance with Good Clinical Practice Guidelines, federal and sponsor regulations and guidelines, Vanderbilt Policy and Procedure and research protocols.
Inputs, reviews and submits eligibility documentation into data capture systems for a portfolio of studies. Identifies and resolves any documentation discrepancies.
Correctly and efficiently abstracts information from the EMR for multiple studies. Able to manage additional assignments as needed for fast accruing studies.
Identifies AEs from EMR, provides support to correctly and completely record AEs and serves as resource to CTA II staff. Assists with trending reports on AEs for each trial and across teams.
Submits to sponsor all pertinent data into database accurately and efficiently for Phase I/II/III trials. Acts as preceptor for CTA II staff.
Reviews and approves responses to sponsor queries from CTA IIs. Supports complex queries and works with sponsors on issues; supports initiatives to reduce queries through identification on ongoing issue
External Sponsor Monitoring and Visit Management
Coordinates monitor scheduling for multiple studies, including fast accruing studies with increased monitoring demand and studies with data locks for FDA submissions and/or national meeting presentations.
Meets with monitors to review data monitoring results, answer questions and resolve queries. Demonstrates effective communication with external monitors. Mentors data team on resolving issues.
Quality Assurance/Internal Monitoring
Queries research team to clarify, reconcile and complete data issues. Develops assessment tools to assist clinical staff during patient visits. Mentors and trains CTA II staff to communicate effectively with the research team as needed.
Identifies and resolves discrepancies with research team. Mentors and assists data team in effective discrepancy resolution as needed.
Coordinates data entry, data lock, monitoring and audit deadlines for multiple studies.
Trains CTA II staff in good clinical and research practices as it relates to data management as needed. Encourages input as it relates to process improvement.
Prepares for and participates in clinical trial audits. Mentors and trains CTA II staff to prepare for and participate in internal and external audits as needed.
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 3 years experience
In addition to offering a lively community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity, Vanderbilt University Medical Center provides its faculty and staff members with a benefits package that is comprehensive and flexible. Components for benefits-eligible employees include
· Health Plan · Parental Leave · Life Insurance · Retirement · Short-Term Disability · Long-term Disability · Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) · Dental Insurance · Group Discounts · Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) · Vision
VUMC Recent Accomplishments:
B ecause we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
· US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill Wilkerson Center ), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
· Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
· Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
· The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
· National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
· Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee
· Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
· American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As th...e largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.