Salt Lake City, UT
The Division of Pediatric Neonatology at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for an Information Coordinator. The Information Coordinator oversees the collection, compilation and input of data; analyzes and summarizes data; prepares reports; and makes recommendations to administrators based on analysis of data.
The Information Coordinator is responsible for entering and tracking data for multiple studies and five network sites within the Neonatal Research Network (NRN). A key function of the position is the need to track who is enrolled in each study, and the status of the data forms.
1. Oversees the collection and organization of data that is entered into databases. Receives data from coordinators at five different network sites and keeps data entry current for all studies.
2. Ensures the accuracy of data, analyzes conflicting data, and verifies/collects missing information. Tracks outstanding forms and error rates.
3. Utilizes computer programs/software to analyze data; determines trends and changes in data.
4. May develop a database for investigator initiated trials (RedCap).
5. Develops and presents recommendations for a course of action based on the analysis of data.
6. Assists in creating coordinator and beside binders to be used for training and protocol implementation.
7. Provides documents and reports to administrators and outside agencies as required. Corresponds with coordinators at five different network sites and provides feedback on obvious errors, reminders of study deadlines, and other pertinent information. Responds to clarification requests from the data center (likely requires coordinating with the nurses to double check data points)
8. Handles special projects and creates special reports as needed.
9. May perform supervisory duties.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Two years experience in collecting, organizing analyzing, and presenting data; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.