Job Description

Job Title: Data Analyst I
Job ID: 667746
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Shadyside
Department: Patient Care Education
Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232

Description

Purpose:
Prepare, test and implement data collection forms and procedures, develop quality control procedures, and conduct complete and accurate statistical analyses of complex data supporting the research function.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the design of automated database systems and developing computerized data monitoring and editing procedures and routines.
  • Assist with writing study protocols and development of data collection forms.
  • Design and conduct statistical analyses of data and prepare statistics for presentation at meetings.
  • This includes applied statistical work and preparation of statistical reports and research in statistical methodology.
  • Design and implement systems for data flow and organization of data collection forms.
  • This involves maintaining raw data files, verifying and editing data and working with the centers to resolve incomplete and inaccurate data forms.
  • Design procedures to analyze and evaluate data, to produce data summaries and reports, and compile statistics.
  • This involves producing progress reports, error reports, tables, figures and charts on a regular basis.
  • Develop quality control procedures.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Business, or health science. 
  • Two years of experience in clinical research with statistical analysis.
  • Ability to work independently and also as part of a team offering problem identification and resolution within the data collection and management process.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary to work closely with investigators and analysts. 
  • Extremely accurate, well organized and detail-oriented. 
  • Proficient in computation and statistical analysis.
  • Ability to apply appropriate methods and design effective procedures and tools to complete tasks. 
  • Understanding of computerized databases, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Web Based Applications, SQL and SPSS or similar statistical package; individual should possess solid programming skills and techniques, and knowledge of operating systems (e.g. Windows XP), and common concepts (e.g. relational model, SQL, etc.).

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $20.60 to $35.57

Union Position: No

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