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The data manager collaborates with Project Directors and the Principal Investigator, Dr. Adrienne Randolph, on the design, functionality, development, implementation, and validation of large or relational databases from clinical research studies on severe acute infections in children and their complications including influenza and COVID-19 for the Overcoming COVID-19 study (overcomecovid.org) and the Pediatric Intensive Care Influenza (PICFLU) Network (PICFLU.org). Develops CRFs and data management and data quality procedures. Performs descriptive statistical analysis. Supervises junior data managers and data entry staff. Responsibilities:
Leads data coordination and management for studies supported by the research group.
Assists research biostatisticians with analysis file creation and statistical analyses.
Supports clinical research reporting for data review, quality control checks, and interim and final analysis.
Designs, develops, and validates databases using application software suitable for supporting clinical research investigations, including large relational databases and web-based systems.
Provides educational support and training to investigators and study staff for the development and implementation of research studies.
Supervises data management staff and provides project management support for research group studies.
Serves as credible expert/leader for data management best practices. Collaborates with principal investigator and project managers to establish priorities and strategies for resource development and core goal setting.
Provides positive and effective customer service and contributes to teamwork within and between funders and collaborators.
Ensures work is performed in conformance with established hospital, program, federal, and state policies and procedures.
Master's degree in health science, public health, epidemiology, or closely related field, including course work in biostatistics or computerized analytic techniques. Additionally, 1-2 years data management experience for clinical projects and prior experience in supervisory/leadership role in clinical studies is required.
Work requires the analytical skills to handle complex clinical research data in an organized, accurate and timely manner.
Work requires a knowledge of and proficiency in a range of data management and statistical software. Proficiency in RStudio and REDCap required.
Work requires a proven capability of attention to detail and accuracy on complex analytical data management.
Work requires supervisory skills and experience.
Work requires knowledge of FDA regulations and ICH GCPs guidelines.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits. Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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