MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Data Specialist - Palliative Care & Rehab Med Research in Houston, Texas

Title: Clinical Data Specialist - Palliative Care & Rehab Med Research

MD Anderson's Palliative Care, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine specialists understand this struggle and are dedicated to relieving the cancer burden for patients and families. MD Anderson's inter-disciplinary team includes physicians specializing in supportive care and rehabilitation medicine, nurses, psychiatrists, social workers, dieticians, therapists, pharmacists and administrative support staff focused solely on strengthening, relieving and comforting our patients and their families. Following a cancer diagnosis and treatment, it is normal for patients to experience burdensome physical symptoms and/or psychological distress from their disease and/or the cancer treatment itself. Sometimes these physical and psychological symptoms require specialized care in conjunction to your primary oncology treatment for disease. The specialized multidisciplinary team may benefit you and your family throughout your fight against cancer.

Clinical Data Abstraction Abstract and code information from medical records and research charts in order to enter into research databases, according to institutional and federal regulations and compliance requirements. Create and maintain Excel or Qualtrics databases for data abstraction and data entry. Enter data in the department protocol databases on a daily basis that includes CORe, PDMS and PRIM research study databases.

Quality Review of Data Perform quality assurance tasks on abstracted and entered data. Maintain integrity of data collected, and identify missing values. Enter information into coded format as required.

Database Maintenance and Special Projects Create and maintain Excel or Qualtrics databases for data abstraction and data entry. Conduct chart audits for data entry. Maintain data entry SOPs and procedures. Develop pathways for data entry and quality review.

Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience Required: One year of related experience in medical services.

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