Skip to main content

Research Data Analyst 2 - Pediatrics Hematology Oncology

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

+ CURRENT PENN STATE EMPLOYEE (faculty, staff, technical service, or student), please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . Please do not apply here, apply internally through Workday.

+ CURRENT PENN STATE STUDENT (not employed previously at the university) and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process . Please do not apply here, apply internally through Workday.

+ If you are NOT a current employee or student, please click “Apply” and complete the application process for external applicants (https://hr.psu.edu/sites/hr/files/Application\_Process\_for\_External\_Applications\_Non-Penn\_State\_Employees\_.pdf) .

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics Hematology Oncology, in Hershey, PA is seeking a research data analyst 2. This position will be responsible for:

1) Entry, verification, and validation of data into the REDCap comprehensive database which contains critical information regarding pediatric hematology and oncology patients and

2) Specimen coordination related to tumor banking of specimens.

Qualifications: Qualified individuals must have the ability to perform the following duties: Compile and process source data for entry by reviewing primary sources (including patients’ electronic medical records, paper medical records, and other primary source documents); resolve any erroneous, discrepant, missing, incomplete or implausible data; contact preparers of the source documents for clarification to ensure that quality standards are achieved; enter data into database and validate data entries by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or re-entering data; purge duplicate files; contribute to improving technology used; work closely with all members of the research team in the maintenance of the database and its integration with other relevant databases; regularly report to members of the team and attend meetings as required; maintain confidentiality and HIPPA compliance as well as follow all internal and governmental regulations regarding clinical databases; secure data for confidentiality and back-up data on a regular basis; maintain knowledge of current regulations and technologies related to the data management functions; and assist in establishing and maintaining an effective and efficient records management system.

Qualified individuals must also have the ability to coordinate the clinical research consent process, to notify involved parties, and to facilitate the procurement and delivery of specimens for processing for tumor banking as well as perform other duties as assigned.

Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

This is a limited-term position funded for one year from date of hire, with possibility of refunding.

The following clearances must be successfully completed for this position: 

+ Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check 

+ Pennsylvania Child Abuse History

+ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Background Check  

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. 

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here (https://police.psu.edu/annual-security-reports) .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

EEO IS THE LAW

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Federal Contractors Labor Law Poster (https://affirmativeaction.psu.edu/files/2022/01/Federal-Contractors-Labo...)

PA State Labor Law Poster

Penn State Covid-19 Vaccination or Testing Requirements (https://hr.psu.edu/careers/covid-19-vaccine-reqs)

Penn State is committed to the health of our local and global communities. As a condition of employment, all employees are required to comply with COVID-19 vaccination or testing requirements. Click on Penn State Covid-19 Vaccination or Testing Requirements (https://hr.psu.edu/careers/covid-19-vaccine-reqs) to learn about the requirements as well as general COVID-19 information at Penn State.

Affirmative Action (https://policy.psu.edu/policies/hr11)

Penn State Policies

Copyright Information (https://www.psu.edu/copyright-information)

Hotlines

Hershey, PA