Clinical Data Coordinator

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
June 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:€37,000
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Post Date : 31-May-2024 Close Date : 28-Jun-2024

Job Title: Clinical Data Coordinator

Department: Surgery

Reporting to: Prof Leonie Young

Location: Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9

Contract/Duration: 18 months

Remuneration: Up to €37,000, subject to experience

Closing Date: 21.06.2024

RCSI is a community of academic, research, clinical and professional staff working collaboratively to lead the world to better health. Here, you will thrive in an innovative and inclusive atmosphere and your personal development and wellbeing will be supported. We invite you to join us to help deliver on our exciting mission “To educate, nurture and discover for the benefit of human health”. We seek candidates whose experience to date has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to the “Race Equality Action Plan 2021-2024” at RCSI. Our students come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds. This makes our university stronger and ensures we hire the best talent.

About Our Research

RCSI recognises that excellence in research is critical to the quality of its educational activities, its credibility, and, overall, to its mission to enhance human health. RCSI's research strategy aims to build upon its strength in translational biomedical and clinical research to deliver transformational, high impact changes in health care. Targeting both Irish national and EU funding, along with increased collaboration with industry, is a major part of the RCSI research strategy. Forging increased collaboration between RCSI PIs and industry is of critical importance to achieving success in this area. RCSI is also committed to provide its researchers with the supports and developmental opportunities to enable them to continuously grow and support their overall career development.

Summary of Post

This position is funded by the eHealthHub for Cancer, an all-island emerging hub of excellence funded by the Irish Higher Education Authority HEA Shared Island North-South Research Programme. The eHealthHub for Cancer partners with clinical and academic researchers in UL, QUB, UCD, RCSI, UG and UCC.

The overall aim of this Cancer Data Coordinator post, based in Beaumont Hospital, is to ensure the efficient and accurate collection of breast and blood cancer patient data suitable for integration with the Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership (OMOP) common data model. The post holder will work with members of the Surgery and Pathology Departments to ensure that data is collated and inputted into a database. The successful candidate will work collaboratively as part of the eHealthHub for Cancer hub to support the mission and vision of the programme.

Specifically, the duties of the post are:

  • Retrieve relevant patient clinical data from hospital records and systems
  • Input data accurately into database
  • Liaise with academic researchers to facilitate integration of data into the standardised Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership (OMOP) common data model
  • Maintain confidentiality and adhere to the requirements of information governance and Complies with the Data Protection Act 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and hospital policies & procedures in the processing of data
  • Qualifications – (Essential):

  • A postgraduate degree in cancer biology/nursing/relevant related subject
  • Knowledge & Experience:

  • A clinical background/ knowledge of cancer services is desirable but not mandatory
  • Experience working in a clinical environment or as part of a clinical team
  • Experience managing healthcare data
  • Clinical database management
  • We are all too aware that imposter syndrome and the confidence gap can sometimes stop fantastic candidates putting themselves forward, so please do submit an application — we'd love to hear from you.

    Application Process

    Please apply online through the RCSI careers portal before the closing date with your CV and cover letter.

    Informal Enquiries can be directed to [email protected] Please note we do not accept CVs directly.

    Employee Benefits

    RCSI make sure you have the resources you need to thrive by offering a wide range of benefits in areas including time away, finance, community, health, and well-being and insuring your financial future. Below are some additional benefits available to you as an RCSI employee:

  • Minimum of 20 days annual leave, plus an additional 6.5 Privilege days
  • Flexible/hybrid working options for colleagues across many roles
  • Additional leave options incl. paid maternity leave, paternity/parental leave, study leave
  • 7% Employer pension contribution
  • Onsite gym €10 per/mth incl. classes and PT sessions
  • Childcare support 20% discount at Giraffe
  • Free eye test and annual flu vaccination
  • TaxSaver commuter tickets and Bike to Work schemes
  • A site sustainability team focusing on the environmental initiatives; Green Campus Initiative '
  • Competitively priced café and restaurant
  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion forums, and network groups
  • Employee assistance programme with Spectrum Life
  • Learning and Development training programmes incl. LinkedIn Learning for career progression
  • Discounted services incl. GP visits, 10% off dental, staff parking, mobile tariffs, Group Scheme discount on numerous brands
  • Sports and social club incl. yoga, Pilates, fitness classes, Zumba, running club, social evenings, Summer BBQ
  • Ticket Draws for events including; Rugby, Taste of Dublin, Dublin Horse Show, theatre, music & comedy events
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