Research Data Processor 3

Pennstate University Park , PA 16802

Posted 7 days ago

Campus/Location:College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterDate Announced:03/14/2019Date Closing:open until filled

Job Number:86300Level/Salary Band:03 E Non-exemptWork Unit:Penn State College of MedicineDepartment:PsychiatryFull/Part Time:FullTime


Research Data Processor 3 needed to assist Sarah Kawasaki, MD, with research data collection and entry support for Addictions Research across 7 central PA counties, through data mining. Duties include:

Review, collect, enter, clean, and reconcile research data from multiple health system interfaces, as well as from participant interviews, using a variety of software applications, including REDCap and SPSS. Provide recommendations for data collection, review, and entry processes. Administer grant-related questionnaires and interviews directly to patients/participants.

Ensure accurate data recording into electronic databases. Review data collection instrument/process and identify problems; inform senior research technician/PI. Query databases to identify status/keep track of questionnaire timelines outlined per clinical care and research protocols.

Ensure data integrity by ensuring data verification is completed and testing data entry process/design prior to full administration. Generate reports. Create and maintain procedures for study documentation regarding data collection, review, capture, and archive.

The ideal candidate will possess knowledge/experience with SAS, SPSS, and/or REDCap, knowledge about addiction and opioid use disorder, and experience with navigating multiple health system interfaces and administration of structured patient interviews. Primary work site is Hershey Medical Center but transportation/travel required to Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. Work hours:

Monday through Friday, 8 am 5 pm. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor's degree in the social sciences or statistics preferred. This is a fixed term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with the possibility of re-funding.

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