UM Shore Regional Medical Center is currently seeking a Clinical Data Assistant to join our team in Easton, MD. This role Assists with the cancer clinical trials process, including: creating reports, screening patient files, maintaining regulatory documents, collecting and submitting patient data.
Assists with the clinical trials process, including: care of patients enrolled in clinical trials, follow up patient care, and reporting of data. Assists in the efficient operation of the Cancer Registry under the guidelines of the American College of Surgeons (AcoS) Commission on Cancer, the Hospital Cancer Committee and Program. Registers and follows patients with a diagnosis of malignancy; retrieves and analyzes data and disseminates in accordance with professional ethics.
FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
Monitors subjects enrolled in clinical trials from entry through lifetime follow up reports.
Follows subjects after active treatment until end of study at required intervals as specified by the specific trial
Maintains clinical trials regulatory documents with regard to IRB approval for research involving human subject.
Verifies accuracy of submission of required data on a quarterly basis.Pre-enrollment
Screens pathology reports for possible clinical trials subjects.
Reviews eligibility requirements and verifies appropriateness of enrollment.*
Reporting of data:*
Submits accurately completed protocol data forms to sponsoring organizations.
Checks for accuracy of data.
Responds to queries.
Assists with scheduled audits.
Compiles monthly reports as required.
Keeps abreast of current advances in cancer treatment by attending conferences, tumor boards, etc.
Attends data manager workshops offered by participating cooperative groups.
Attends community outreach events representing clinical trials.
Assists in managing accountability for supporting American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on Cancer (CoC) by planning, directing and coordinating survey process.*
Researches standards compliance and develops policy and procedure development to ensure accuracy and completeness of case findings to comply with CoC accrediting body.*
Responsible for accurate and efficient data entry into database utilizing national criteria.*
Maintains lifetime follow-up information on all cases.*
Assists in coordinating tumor conference presentations to meet or exceed AcoS requirements.
Provides support to the Cancer Committee as guided by the AcoS.
Strives to achieve excellence of services as described in the CARE Commitments.
What You Need to Be Successful:
High school graduate, medical terminology or medical experience
Demonstrated proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and data entry. Anatomy and physiology, cancer disease process understanding preferred.
Excellent problem solving skills, detail oriented, excellent communication skills, ability to work as a member of a team, attention to detail, needs minimal supervision, flexible in work assignments/work schedule, good multitasking skills, good organizational skills.