Data Manager

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Updated: December 11, 2018
Job ID: 214090
Status: Full-Time
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a Research Data Manager to support the DoD Osseointegration Program at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) located in Bethesda, MD.


The Research Data Manager will work directly with the DoD Osseointegration Program Leadership, Orthopaedics and collaborating partners to ensure efficient, effective and productive functioning of the multi-center database program, manage clinical trial data and other priority research activities.


  1. Managing data curation, storage, and safe guard of ongoing and future clinical research databases. 
  2. Perform systematic quality control and assurance measures per SOPs to identify and reconcile data discrepancies.
  3. Extracts, transforms, aggregate, and de-identifies data from multiple Military Health System sources to produce analytical data sets for researchers.
  4. Conducts data extraction, modeling, and analysis using SAS, STATA, R and/or Python.
  5.  Be responsible for safe and IRB-compliant handling of medical information and patient consent forms, per guidelines.
  6. Interact and maintain professional demeanor with members of scientific research staff, Programmatic staff, collaborating researchers as well as WRNMMC staff and patients.
  7. Organize and maintain patient research files according to approved SOPs.
  8. Evaluate and deliver feedback on data collection and QA/QC processes to improve data reliability and reproducibility.
  9. General administration/clerical duties such as research chart hard copy and e-filing as well as preparation of research records for scanning.
  10. Data Analysis, basic statistical analysis, and data modelling
  11.  Be able to graphically represent data for presentation, publication and program reporting.
  12. Excellent writing and communication skills.
  13. Completes other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

Excellent verbal and oral communication skills. Knowledge of research methods, proficiency in Microsoft Office, relational databases, data uploading, and data set creation for quality assurance and control purposes; Ability to understand and learn medical terminology related to the orthopaedics, osseointegration and related medical specialties.  Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time, meet deadlines and to work with minimal supervision.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:   Bachelor's degree required in a science, statistics, Bioinformatics, computer sciences or related disciplines. Master’s degree preferred. Must be familiar with or knowledgeable in R, Python, SQL, STATA, RedCap, OpenClinica, SAS.

Minimum Experience:   3 to 5 years’ experience providing quality assurance for human subject clinical trials and or data management and modelling.

Physical Capabilities:  Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time at a computer and/or desk.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls:  Reporting structure will include an on-site Senior Program manager as the primary Supervisor and the DoD Osseointegration Director as secondary supervisor. No staff supervision required.

Work Environment:    Office environment

Security RequirementsUS Citizen required; eligibility to obtain and hold a Secret Clearance in accordance with DoD personnel security regulations and requirements. Active Interim or Secret Clearance preferred.

Additional: There is no parking available on site. Alternate means of transportation will be required (i.e.: metro, bus, bike).

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources