Research Specialist IV - Epidemiology
Sidra Medical and Research Center
Doha, Qatar
منذ 8 يوم

Organizational Profile :

Sidra Medicine is a state of the art academic medical center that will function to the level of the highest international standards.

Its clinical focus is on the specialty care of women and children.

Sidra’s Vision is : Sidra Medicine will be a beacon of learning, discovery and exceptional care, ranked among the top medical centers in the world .

Achieving this vision will encompass three essential activities :

World Class : Patient and Family Centered Care Health Education Biomedical Discovery

Once fully operational by mid-2018, Sidra Medicine will handle 275,000 outpatient appointments, 11,000 procedures, 100,000 emergency attendances and deliver over 9,000 babies per year, adding capacity to a rapidly growing population and delivering world-class specialist care.

The hospital will include 10 operating theatres, 400 beds, 100 percent single rooms with a private bathroom, a birthing center and an emergency department.

Department : The Research Department will house several hundred researchers working on many aspects of feto-maternal health.

It will cover basic, translational, clinical trials and informatics research. The department comprises of two research floors totaling 10,000M2 and 9 smaller satellite laboratories throughout the hospital.

The department will house basic laboratories as well as state of the art core facilities, e.g. genomics, medicinal chemistry and imaging.

The Research Department will include a GMP Cell and Gene Therapy manufacturing facility and principal investigators who will carry out IRB approved translational and clinical research studies some of which may involve the administration of cell and gene therapies.

Person : The Research Specialist IV - Epidemiology actively participates as a key member of the registry / project team by designing, implementing, and documenting data management, data capture, data access, and data extraction needs of the project.

He / She utilizes technical acumen in the planning, design, development, implementation and administration of data systems that collect, migrate (map and validate), store, integrate, summarize and display data from a variety of sources.

Key Role Accountabilities :

Contributes to the delivery of departmental goals, through personal effort in own work area.

Liaises with all internal and external stakeholders in establishing suitable Registry infrastructures.

Liaises with all internal and external stakeholders in identifying appropriate Registry content.

Leases with both Sidra Hospital and Research Informatics to establish data / database linkages.

Analyzes, abstracts, enters, and presents data using research databases, including EPIC, REDCap, and MySQL.

Develops database applications for data entry and validation.

Coordinates the data entry activities of the Research Nurses.

Supervises the double data entry of research data.

Cleans, manipulates and processes data using statistical software.

Designs and manages disease registries including designing or testing logic checks.

Design forms for receiving, processing, or tracking data.

Develops technical specifications for data management programming and communicate needs to information technology staff.

Writes programs to manage and prepare data for statistical analyses.

Summarizes findings in reports, tables and graphs.

Identifies and resolves problems related to patient data.

Provides complete and timely answers to routine questions from investigators.

Develops periodic summaries of data from disease registries.

Generates and delivers accurate and detailed data-management reports.

Stays current with literature in ongoing and proposed research projects.

Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies

Adheres to and promotes Sidra’s Values

In view of the evolving needs and opportunities within Sidra, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting relationships may vary.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills Selection Criteria :

BSc in Epidemiology

  • MSc in Epidemiology, MPH, or equivalent
  • Fellowship in Healthcare Quality or Patient Safety.
  • Experience

    7+ years of experience in health research environment inclusive of :

  • experience working with clinical healthcare quality data, in role such as registry manager, quality manager or similar
  • experience in the management and analysis of medical data
  • experience working with clinicians and researchers
  • experience with clinical IT systems and decision support tools including and understanding of medical terminology and clinical coding protocols
  • Extensive experience working with various clinical data registries
  • Experience as a clinical disease registry manager.
  • Experience with Clinical Disease Registries using REDCap.
  • Certification and Licensure

    Professional Membership

    Job Specific Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent working knowledge of research databases, including EPIC, REDCap, and MySQL
  • Demonstrated database background
  • Skilled in programming in scripting languages such as R and SAS
  • Understanding of data management principles for clinical trials and medical research
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of regulatory requirements for clinical trials and medical research
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of Arabic culture in the Arabian Gulf.
  • Other Information : This is a Regular Full Time position. The successful incumbent will report into Dr.Naser Elkum's research laboratory,

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