Clinical Research Data Manager

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
General summary/purpose:

Clinical Research Data Manager will be responsible for the collection, submission, and integrity of maternal and infant data for all admissions to the Johns Hopkins Hospital NICU (JHH NICU) and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center NICU (JHBMC NICU) using theVermontOxfordNetwork (V O N) Database to maintain the data for both NICUs. The total number of admissions for the combined units is 1200-1400 infants, annually.

Vermont Oxford Network is a nonprofit voluntary collaboration of 1300 member centers where health care professionals work together as an interdisciplinary community to improve the quality, safety, and value of care for newborn infants and their families through a coordinated program of data-driven quality improvement, education, and research.

The clinical research data manager receives and responds to all VON correspondence regarding data status, submission, and errors. He/she will supervises other data management staff, often at affiliated hospitals or referral centers to ensure timely, accurate data. The clinical research data manager is responsible for confirming data integrity, managing the database and finalization of data.

Currently, the VON database is the NICU’sONLYclinical research database. Valid, reliable VON data is a mandatory requirement of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMMS) certification, theAccreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) certification for the Neonatal-Perinatal fellowship training program, annual Department of Pediatrics resource planning, NICU clinical quality improvement, and for pilot data to support research grant submissions.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

* Screen Daily NICU Admission log to identify Neonates at JHH and JHBMC NICUs that meet Database Eligibility.

* UtilizeSTRICTData Definitions from VON, to collect patient data from EPIC on all NICU admissions.

* Performextensivedata collections using e-NICQ software.

* Manages large, complex, longitudinal databases for research and QI projects.

* Creates strategies for capturing, cleaning, and quality control checks.

* Enter the raw data into the VON Databases using e-NICQ software.

* Maintain two Separate Data Bases: one for JHH, one for JHBMC.

* Take appropriate measures to ensure that identified patient information is protected and secure from unauthorized access when

collecting, recording, submitting, or storing data, strictly following HIPAA guidelines.

* Audit each center’s VON submissions.

* Submit and finalize all data to VON.

* Collect and enter data in a timely manner and meet annual deadlines for data submission.

* Provide VON reports to Neonatology Faculty, NICU Nursing Administration, and others to facilitate QI (Quality Improvement) and Research as requested.

* Maintain and supervise data collection at affiliated and referral centers (data is collected for all infants from birth until discharge home which includes data from other NICUs/hospitals/ nursing units that infants are transferred to or from during hospitalization).

* Prepare annual reports for Neonatology faculty.

* Provide timely data to support nursing quality improvement initiatives (e.g. increasing the number of breastfeeding mothers).

* Provide data for NICU monthly Quality Assurance meeting.

* Provide pilot data for faculty grant submissions.

* Exporting data and compiling reports as needed.

Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline. 5 years related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
  • 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.
  • Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis.
  • For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
  • Preferred qualifications:

    • Medical training as RN, NNP or MD preferred.
    • At least 3 years of neonatology experience and or experience working in a clinical position in a Level III or Level IV NICU strongly preferred.
    • Master's degree preferred.

    Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

    • A detailed clinical knowledge of Neonatology and Obstetrics is needed for this position. It is critical to report the data only as it relates to the specific data definitions from VON.
    • The ideal candidate must be able to recognize errors and inaccuracies in the Electronic Patient Record (EPR), and interpret the data within the scope of the whole patient encounter from admission to discharge.
    • Ability to read and understand technical information such as serial head sonograms is critical. Must be an EPIC ‘SUPER-USER’.
    • Ideal candidate must exhibit excellent organizational skills. Must be detail-oriented and display proven ability to work independently almost exclusively.
    • Proven strong written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills are required. Highly self-motivated and directed.
    • Exercise sound judgement on a regular and ongoing basis. Maintain complete patient confidentiality under the current HIPAA guidelines.
    • The qualified candidate must demonstrate the ability to communicate on a professional level, act appropriately and effectively with all levels of clinical, research and administrative faculty, staff and students.
    • Able to represent JHMI in a professional manner when collaborating with all levels of leadership in other medical Institutions to complete data capture.
    • Must be flexible and adaptable in regard to learning and understanding new technologies, and possess proven analytical and problem-solving abilities. Must be highly logical and technically proficient.

    Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:

    EPIC ‘SUPER-USER’ required; trained in the use of e-NICQ software. Licensed in MD to have access to EPIC, to access patient information.

    Supervisory responsibility (indicate the number and type of persons supervised by incumbent):

    Indirect supervision via developing and maintaining relationships to oversee the quality of data received from referring hospitals and those to whom we transfer for convalescent care -- this includes 15-20 hospitals.

    Classified Title:Sr. Research Data Manager
    Working Title: Clinical Research Data Manager
    Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
    Starting Salary Range: $52,495-$72,210: commensurate with experience
    Employee group: Full Time
    Schedule: M-F; 8 - 5
    Exempt Status: Exempt
    Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
    Department name: 10003085-SOM Ped NICU
    Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University

    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 atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

    The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

    During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

    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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    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 jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

    The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

    During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

    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.

    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

    EEO is the Law
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    https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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