Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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The UCSD Mother Child & Adolescent HIV Program provides comprehensive and integrated HIV care, social services and clinical research to women, infants, children and youth ages 13-24. A multidisciplinary team of HIV specialists provides medical care, treatment, health education, nutrition education, mental health counseling, case management and peer support. As a clinical research site for NIH funded clinical studies, the program offers innovative, state of the science clinical interventions and observational studies for women, pregnant women, children and youth.
Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, ensure that all the databases maintain data integrity, quality control and assurance in compliance with all policies. The position also provides data management in support of reports, scientific presentations, publications, and grants. Actively participates as a key member of the project/research team by designing, implementing, and documenting data capture, management and quality assurance procedures. Assist with statistical analyses when appropriate and prepare written summary reports as needed. Assist in the creation of secondary datasets to be analyzed by other research team members. Assist these team members in understanding the necessary data definitions and the Division's protocol for data use procedures. Work with HRSA and research networks to ensure quality of data and meet all data requirements of funding agencies.
Theoretical knowledge of Public Health at a level typically required by a Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, or the equivalent in education and experience.
Demonstrated experience in data management of a study center involving multiple large and complex epidemiological and treatment research projects or studies.
Demonstrated analytical skills in making and interpreting appropriate statistical comparisons and weighing these findings in the context of other relevant scientific literature.
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written.
Demonstrated experience in problem-solving and critical thinking.
Proven ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, establishing and maintaining good working relationships with project/research team members.
Familiarity with medical terminology, obstetric terms, and medications commonly used. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS.
Demonstrated experience in the database development process and management of database network. Demonstrated experience with creating and maintaining databases.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Maintain confidentiality of research subjects in HIV treatment studies.
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