Clinical Data Analyst

  • HCA
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Mar 15, 2019
Systems Analyst

Job Description

Job Code: 25319-5879


No Weekends

Clinical Data Analyst

Sarah Cannon Development Innovations is a full-service contract research organization (CRO) that is uniquely focused in oncology. Sarah Cannon Innovations offers strong scientific leadership, access to patients through Sarah Cannon Research Institute's Site Management Organization (SMO) and relationships with other clinical sites, and experience in drug development and delivery of clinical trials from First-In-Man through registration level studies, making us the partner of choice for oncology.

Our differentiator is strong operational delivery in partnership with our Site Management Organization and physician leaders to deliver your program efficiently.

Sarah Cannon Development Innovations works with Sarah Cannon Research Institute strategic and network sites throughout the United States, along with investigators at sites outside of the Sarah Cannon Research Institute network. This reach allows Sarah Cannon Development Innovations to offer sponsors access to a diverse and varied patient population, spanning multiple tumor types and disease stages. These relationships further enhance the depth and breadth of Sarah Cannon Development Innovations' therapeutic expertise, enabling it to provide focused, strategic operational support. This support ensures that clinical trials are conducted in a timely manner and reported with high-quality, registration-standard data.

Sarah Cannon, the global cancer enterprise of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), offers integrated cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for those facing cancer in communities across the United States and United Kingdom.

Summary of Position:

This position is responsible for clinical data management of SCRI clinical trials. This includes all data management activities from protocol review to the final data deliverable to the sponsor. The Clinical Data Analyst supports data management project activities according to pre-defined timelines and ensures timely completion of those projects. This position must clearly demonstrate the ability to manage multiple projects with different sponsors and timeline demands.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Ensure quality and integrity of clinical data
  • Review clinical data as required by data cleaning plans and generate queries to investigator sites
  • Collaborate with investigator sites and CRAs to resolve data issues and ensure timely data entry and query resolution
  • Recommend corrective action for data handling issues
  • Perform reconciliation of non-CRF data with CRF data
  • Drive problem solving with sites, sponsors, statisticians, project managers, physicians and other team members to ensure all data review issues are resolved. This includes identification of the problem, identifying the solution and coordinating the execution of the solutions
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to the Data Management Plan for all data quality activities
  • Contribute to the establishment of study timelines and milestones
  • Report status of data and data issues to the project team. Escalate issues appropriately
  • Develop CRF Completion Guidelines and obtain appropriate approvals
  • Create and Maintain project documentation relevant to data management activities
  • Keep management abreast of issues and progress on all assigned projects
  • Keep Clinical Data Manager (CDM) informed of any data issues or cleaning status on all assigned projects
  • Collaborate with CDM on creating a manual review listing for assigned projects
  • Mentor and train new and/or junior data management staff as requested
  • Contributes to internal process development and improvement

Knowledge: A body of information needed to perform a tasks; May be obtained through education, training or experience
  • An understanding of scientific/research methods

Skills: The proficiency to perform a certain task
  • Excellent communication skills, oral, written and presentation
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excel, MS Word
  • Proficiency in managing and organizing computer files

Abilities: An underlying, enduring trait useful for performing duties
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time
  • Ability to work independently to accomplish goals

Minimum Qualifications


Minimum Required: Bachelor's College Degree (4 year program)

Preferred: Bachelor's College Degree (4 year program)


Minimum Required:
  • 1-3 years' experience working with detailed information
  • At least 1 year of professional experience in data analysis or data management
  • Experience working professionally in a healthcare organization

  • Clinical Trial experience in data management or trial management

**If interested in advancing your career with a growing leader in cancer research please apply today!

Bachelor's Degree

Last Edited: 03/14/2019