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Research Data Specialist Job

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Date: Jun 10, 2022

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare


Assists study team (Principal Investigator, Clinical Research Coordinator) in the collection, coordination, processing of all research related data.  Maintains research protocol information, regulatory documents and other research files as applicable. Schedules and assists with sponsor monitoring visits and participant study visits.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.



Education/Formal Training

Work Experience




Associates degree, or vocational or technical school degree.







One (1) year of medical or business office experience.









  • Knowledge of data collection, data entry, and data management
  • Ability to communicate with physicians, clinical associates, patients and their families both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution and problem solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to plan and schedule tasks and projects to maintain control of work flow for self.
  • High attention to detail demonstrated in office settings.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Works with investigators and coordinator on completion of case report forms; ensures timely data submission in accordance with SOP, CTA and protocol.
  • Responsible for filing and maintaining all study related regulatory documents.
  • Coordinates activities related to sponsor monitoring visits and ensures all follow up issues from monitoring visits are resolved in a timely manner with SOP and sponsor requirements.
  • Schedules participants study visit and assists in screening potential research participants for studies.
  • Assists with collection, processing and shipping of specimens, imaging documents or other items required for research purposes.  Ensures packaging and shipment according to appropriate guidance and regulations.
  • Maintains adequate clinical supplies according to study protocols.
  • Maintains proficient knowledge of institutional and departmental guidelines, Federal regulations and Good Clinical Practice guidelines and relevant aspects of study protocols.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work - exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to10 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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