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Clinical Data Coordinator

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday; Thursday; Variable; Wednesday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Center for Advanced Pediatrics 
Requisition #:  31445

 

JOB SUMMARY

Reviews, organizes, and synthesizes clinical data collected for Improve Care Now. Ensures that data produce valid, meaningful, and reliable results. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Statistics, or related field

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • No professional certifications required

EXPERIENCE*

  • 5 years of experience in clinical or a related field
  • 3 years of experience in data management and coordination with knowledge about database development, data quality principles, and statistical methodologies 
  • Experience in research with knowledge of research principles, methodologies, and study design

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Experience in the subspecialty of involvement 
  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) certification

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Able to communicate knowledge of federal regulations and regulatory requirements regarding patient confidentiality
  • Self-directed and motivated to work independently toward short- and long-term goals 
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment in doing medical summaries with strong analytical capabilities
  • Good communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Good computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint) and basic statistics 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Performs department-specific responsibilities related to ImproveCareNow Registry maintenance and data collection, including accurate/timely entry of clinical data, data entry into registry repository, adhering to data definitions, and ensuring data validation and integrity.
  2. Makes data available to physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and other team members.
  3. Provides reports on a regular basis and conducts team meetings to share data.
  4. Adheres to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act requirements regarding strict confidentiality of patient data, quality assurance indicators, and results of information collected.
  5. Maintains extensive records, including diseases and outcomes.
  6. May interact with other hospital staff and/or departments to request and collect data.
  7. Retrieves and tabulates necessary data regarding monthly patient activity, e.g., newly diagnosed, relapsed, progressions, and death.
  8. Supports and participates in the continuous assessment and improvement of quality data entry and analysis in collaboration with providers and members of the ImproveCareNow team.
  9. Works with team to identify quality improvement initiatives, implements improvement plans, monitors outcomes, and identifies opportunities for improvement.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Not Present

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Not Present

Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

Address:  1400 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Administrative/Clerical Supp - Administrative/Clerical Supp


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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