Job Description

Job Title: Database Coordinator
Job ID: 673446
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: Birmaher
Location: 100 North Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Purpose:
Develop, implement and maintain database for research agreements as well as assist the Team Lead with research data management. This position will be supporting Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic.

Responsibilities:
  • Design and implement Access database for reporting, modifying, scoring, and merging data and database tables.
  • Independently responsible for producing ad-hoc reports and projects as needed.
  • Maintain database integrity and quality control by checking and correcting errors.
  • Provide quality assurance of all aspects of data management, including data flow and verification, design of assessment forms and maintenance of the archival database. 
  • Both independently and in collaboration with project coordinators and systems analysts, track data and prepare recruitment reports, as needed. 
  • Assist Principal Investigators with gathering and scoring of data prior to analysis. 
  • Assist Statistical Coordinator with basic preliminary data analyses.
  • Routinely review database / Perform quality checks and troubleshoot for inactivity and invoicing issues.
  • Runs standard monthly reports to check data.
  • Train and assist other research personnel in the design and maintenance of programs for data entry and data management. 
  • Communicate effectively with the research, clinical, and administrative staff to maintain efficient communication about data gathering, data entry and analysis.
  • Submit weekly tracking reports, in order to ensure that any data errors are identified quickly and corrected as well as to monitor subject recruitment, enrollment, retention and completion. 
  • Design data collection forms using Teleform Elite software, database tables and forms and reports for clinical and research staff as well as Principal Investigators.

Qualifications

  • Typically has completed a four-year academic degree including courses in computer programming, systems analysis, system development, or systems engineering OR has acquired Core IT skills and knowledge via practical experience 
  • Has mastered the essential knowledge base for an IT professional 
  • Has mastered the essential IT principles and analytical rules that guide their application in practical situations
  • Able to perform basic/standard IT procedures and protocols 
  • Relies on buddy system/coach to demonstrate applied skills and to guide non-routine actions 
  • *Higher education (Bachelors/Masters) may be required per Grants
Preferences:
  • Experience with Data Management 
  • Proficient in Microsoft SQL
  • Proficient in Microsoft Access
  • Basic Programming Skills
  • Research data experience 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Act 33/33 Clearances required.

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

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

Salary Range: $17.33 to $25.43

Union Position: No

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