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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Data Manager - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (Cincinnati, OH)

At Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, our vision is to be the leader in improving child health. We are dedicated to transforming the way health care is delivered and to implementing quality improvements to advance patient safety, outcomes and experiences. U.S.News & World Report ranked the Department of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's and the University of Cincinnati Medical Center the third best pediatric program at a medical school in the United States, behind only Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University. Cincinnati Children's received 122 NIH grants in 2008 -- 21 more than in 2007 -- the most awarded to us in eight years. We are currently looking for the following:

Data Manager


To manage data processes and to develop, implement and maintain a data quality assurance program for research studies.


  • Work with researchers and research coordinators to ascertain data needs for research studies.
  • Act as a liaison between research team, IT professionals, and analysts to create analysis data sets for research purposes.
  • Design and test data collection tools.
  • Build and maintain data dictionaries for division and study databases.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive data quality program for research studies.
  • Ensure global clinical data management best practices and knowledge thereof in a standardized, transparent, and efficient manner. Assume responsibility as a partner for the planning, resourcing, and execution of relevant internal and external data management activities to obtain clean databases within a specified timeframe.
  • Maintain data quality for research studies.
  • Oversee the accuracy of data entry functions.
  • Design and build eCRFs and edit checks, oversee validation process.
  • Coordinate data transfers, data reconciliation.
  • Develop knowledge and professional skills through continuing education, cross training, literature and attendance at departmental meetings.


Ability to organize and define problems, develop strategies, solutions and recommend action plans for research data management. Analytical and statistical ability sufficient to evaluate data, make judgments and recommendations regarding data management and quality. Experience performing basic statistical analysis including frequency distributions, graphical displays and descriptive statistics. Demonstrates analytical skills as well as accuracy and attention to detail. Possesses strong computer and word processing, spreadsheet statistical, and database software application skills (Microsoft Office, Visual Basic, Business Objects, Access, SAS or SPSS). Have a working knowledge of tools to build simple databases and electronic data collection tools. Be able to develop ad hoc queries for simple data retrieval skills.



  • Bachelor degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, management information systems, quantitative analysis or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • 1 year experience developing and manipulating small to medium databases, using Visual Basic, SAS and/or SPSS and cleaning and managing data for multiple projects.

If interested, please email Megan Anderson, HR Sourcing Specialist at megan.anderson [at] cchmc.org (replace [at] with @).

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