Job Details

Clinical Data Specialist - Cardio Thoracic Surgery - Adult Thoracic

Job Number: 529123
Categories: Research & Laboratory Support
Location:
Dallas, TX

Department: Cardio Thoracic Surg.- Adult
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Security


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

 

 

Salary


Salary Negotiable 

 

 

Experience and Education


Associate's degree in related field and no experience required. Commercial Driver's License may be required in certain areas.   
High school graduation or GED and two (2) years experience in research or clinical area or other related experience.   

 

 

 

 

Job Duties


  • Identifies inclusion/exclusion criteria, reads medical charts and enters data on new subjects; if they meet registration requirements in research study, enrolls subjects and instructs them in protocol procedures. Submits confidential records and research materials to study group reviewers at other institutions when applicable.  
  • Prepares statistical information for each subject entered in or removed from research study.      
  • Assesses and documents subjects' response to treatment through physical assessment and/or data analysis; reports any evidence of toxicity to drugs or chemicals used in treatment of subjects.     
  • Reviews data to determine treatment modifications and alterations between research study plan and actual subject care.      
  • Confers with physicians and nurses to obtain statistical informa- tion concerning subjects when they have tests performed or receive treatment elsewhere.     
  • May assist with preparation of annual or terminal summary for each research study as well as other required information for Institutional Review Board.     
  • Prepares data of any new research study for Institutional Review Board and informed consent for subjects' families.      
  • Purchases office equipment and laboratory supplies maintaining inventory and expense records.      
  • Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions:  (a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; (b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; (c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or (d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

Seeking candidates who have a medical background, knowledge of databases, familiarity with electronic medical records, and very strong attention to detail.

 

Additional Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities involve abstracting medical information from patient medical records for every patient upon whom we operate and entering it in a specialized database to track surgical cases and outcomes data for all thoracic surgical patients.  Must ensure that all cases completed by surgeon and residents at WCUH, Parkland, and VA are identified and data entered in database.  Upload data to national database at required times throughout the year.  Perform quality checks to ensure integrity of data.  Additional duties may include involvement with division website, presentations, dashboard, and clinical trials based upon selected candidate's background.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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