A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The primary mission of the University of Michigan Medical School Office of Research is to foster an environment of innovation and efficiency that serves the Medical School research community and supports biomedical science from insight to impact. To that end, our team is constantly striving to enhance the research enterprise, including maintaining an investigator-focused infrastructure, facilitating and diversifying investigators' avenues for funding, and streamlining research processes.
The UMMS Office of Research has numerous programs such as the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR), the Data Office for Clinical and Translational Research (Data Office), Fast Forward Medical Innovation, the Central Biorepository, and the Institutional Review Board (IRBMED). Together, these teams provide the necessary support to position our researchers for success.
The Data Office partners with investigators, departments, and centers to translate research data needs into technical solutions. We have a team of experienced database programmers and analysts, regulatory specialists, and trainers that are available to provision access to actionable clinical data at Michigan Medicine. At the intersection of these team members is a Clinical Information analyst who understand the front end of data entry, and the backend of databases. Actionable clinical data includes but is not limited to medications, labs, diagnoses, encounters, and procedures on more than 4 million unique patients across the Michigan Medicine enterprise.
Validate datasets that have been extracted by programmers against the source (one example: electronic health record) prior to data being shared with researchers
Provide clinical and operational healthcare delivery insight to researchers who are using health record, genetic, patient survey, etc. data
Clinical oversight for data mapping, informing pre-calculated clinical concepts, and other research data needs
Maintain documentation of decisions made, best practices related to clinical data integrity, pitfalls, and challenges encountered while performing data quality validation.
At least 5-8 years of experience in a relevant position.
Has knowledge of or experience in the delivery of patient care needed to perform the duties of the position.
This position will have the authority to make independent decisions on matters of significance, free from immediate direction, within the scope of their responsibilities.
Employees in this classification are required to have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a recognized field of science or learning which is directly related to the duties of the position. Master’s degree preferred in a recognized field which is directly related to the duties of the position (clinical plus informatics).
Under FLSA, this is the exempt job classification for this title. Incumbents in this position must meet the full criteria for exempt status: salary level, salary basis, and duties tests.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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