Senior Research Associate, Redcap

George Washington University Washington , DC 20319

Posted 1 week ago


Job Description Summary:

SMHS is seeking a Sr. Research Associate, REDCap to apply advanced clinical knowledge of related information

systems. Reporting to the Vice President for Research and Department of Information Technology the Sr. Research Associate, REDCap and is responsible for participating in new installation and ongoing technical

support and user education to staff and faculty researchers that utilize REDCap a global, HIPAA compliant electronic data capture system. The role will act as the primary user expert for the SMHS

faculty and first responder to user inquiries and questions by solving or escalating issues to senior staff. Additionally, the role will work to build and disseminate end-user education and training materials,

including hosting office hours, training sessions, and presentations.

Essential Duties:

Reviews projects for proper user and role configurations to ensure security compliance

Determines data management and research workflow support needs for research coordinators and researchers and provide or coordinate solutions

Performs testing to ensure functionality of new features

Provides assistance in the direct integration of technology into research protocols and projects

Assists with installation and testing of software upgrades and new features

Maintains list of open queries with researchers and communicate list to group in weekly meetings

Builds relationships with end-users / labs / groups as point-of-contact for technical assistance with REDCap

Develops and maintains REDCap technology advancements through community lists, publications and


Maintains a sound understanding of Clinical trial data management (eg Vanderbilt Coursera course incorporates REDCap)

Serves as the point of access to the REDCap system; Fully leverages the system's capabilities through function design in support of clinical research studies, and ensures data integrity and quality

Facilitates research studies through analysis, cleaning, integrating, and building of data sets; Ensures data sets are built in a way they will respond correctly for analysis

Provides guidance to researchers in the building of their data sets

Provides regulatory guidance to physicians and clinical investigators and advises how to manage data and private health records

Ensures PHI and HIPPA compliance

Develops, delivers, and maintains SMHS-specific REDCap policies and systems training

Coordinates and facilitates regular audit activities

Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a master's degree and 3 years of direct experience in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience as REDCap user

Direct clinical research experience

Demonstrated understanding of PHI and HIPPA regulations

Advanced analytical, conceptual and technical problem-solving abilities

Interest in programming

Prior experience in PHP

Master's in epidemiology or biostatistics preferred

Understanding of data integration issues (validation and cleaning), familiarity with complex data and structures

Ability to provide excellent customer service

Ability to apply diagnostic techniques for problem troubleshooting

Excellent interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills

Typical Hiring Range $60415 - $87007 How is pay for new employees determined at GW?

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George Washington University