Ensures submission and maintenance of accurate, timely, complete, and reliable data and reports by implementing data management and quality assurance procedures. Provides feedback to customers and clients regarding systematic data errors or problems. Documents revisions in codebooks and manuals.
This position supports clinical research involving longitudinal outpatient care for individuals living with HIV/AIDS.
Participates in team and other departmental meetings to share experiences, learn about what other teams are doing and help solve problems.
Manages data receipt, tracking and follows up on assigned project(s).
Detects trends and reports on patterns of errors.
Contacts customers to obtain missing data.
Compiles and maintains codebooks, data files and memos needed for subsequent analysis of data.
Learns and complies with appropriate compliance and regulation requirements regarding protected data.
Provides administrative support to organizational area.
Edits, codes, and enters data per protocol.
Runs reports and completes basic analysis.
Reviews data input for accuracy, addressing on skip patterns, coding, and other information.
Performs cleaning/formatting tasks of datasets.
Performs other duties as assigned.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
2 years' data entry or similar experience is required.
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Ability to successfully complete the requirements of the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Research Access Program.
Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare-related field.
Prior working experience involving medical record review and/or medical data abstraction.
Prior working experience involving data entry in a medical setting.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Skill/knowledge of medical terminology.
Skill/knowledge of web-based research databases, e.g., MediData or OpenClinica.
Skill/knowledge of clinical care for patients living with HIV/AIDS.
Action oriented - Willing or likely to take practical action to deal with a problem or situation.
Coachability - Receptive to feedback, willing to learn, embracing continuous improvement.
Collaboration - Facilitates open and effective communication, cooperation, and teamwork within and outside of one's own team.
Collegiality - Helpful, respectful, approachable; builds strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
Initiative - Exhibits energy and desire to achieve; sets ambitious goals and acts decisively; takes action that no one has requested to improve or enhance job results and avoid problems.
Meets deadlines - Displays consistency and success in adhering to deadlines.
Multi-tasking - Demonstrates ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Organization - Plans, organizes, and schedules in an efficient, productive manner; anticipates contingencies and pays attention to detail.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 40761
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.