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Clinical Data Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 10/03/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 01/08/2018
Working Title Clinical Data Manager
Job Classification Systems/Programmer II
Department Name 35209-Med-Pediatrics
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135638
Hiring Range $26,988.00 - $43,212.00
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Clinical Data Manager. The incumbent is responsible for providing clinical data management support to the division of Newborn Medicine/Neonatology at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. The individual must collaborate with staff Neonatologists to design, implement, and establish entry and retrieval programs for the NICU and other clinical and research database projects. Medical knowledge is a necessity as the individual must review the medical record of NICU patients, abstract data, and assure the accuracy of data prior to submission to The Vermont Oxford Network multicenter database. The individual should have knowledge of programming applications for database software for PC (Access, Excel) and report generation (PowerPoint, Word), as the job will include some database development for the division of Newborn Medicine (located at multiple institutions) and creating reports of clinical outcomes and quality improvement initiatives.

Bachelor’s degree required in business management or computer related field. Two years’ experience with extensive database design. Works collaboratively with liaisons for development of the neonatal database.

The primary location will be Magee-Women’s Hospital of UPMC, but work may extend to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Mercy Hospital’s NICU, and Hamot’s NICU (remotely).
TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Bachelor’s Degree in business management or computer related field. Familiarity with medical terminology.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter