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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Information Services
Health Care & Medicine
Clinical Data Coordinator
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Work Experience
2 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 2 years of relevant experience; Data management/abstraction, electronic medical records knowledge, clinical chart review for quality improvement or clinical research preferred.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Must demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy; abilities with Microsoft Office suite; intermediate to advanced expertise with Excel; basic understanding of structured query language (SQL); experience with data retrieval and relational database systems. Data management/abstraction, medical record review for quality improvement or clinical research preferred.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Data Management and Quality
  1. Provide support to ongoing program projects and initiatives and registries.
  2. Work with data users and management to determine data needs for quality improvement, outcome, and healthcare studies.
  3. Provide accurate and complete data entry functions and maintain data quality for data registries, databases, external surveys, publicly reported data, and quality improvement and research studies.
  4. Reconcile data for internal validity and benchmarking for external validity to ensure accuracy.
  5. Adhere to quality assurance processes when data mining assigned databases and internal and external data sources.
  6. Implement data transfer and data reconciliation; be proactive in reconciliation of databases.
  7. Collaborate on development of databases and data management tools as needed.
  8. Participate in and contribute to opportunities to develop action plans and implement best practices to ensure the highest quality data for the safest outcomes in the organization.

Data Analysis and Reporting

  1. Create effective query reports and merge to pull information from databases and systems as requested; manipulate and format data in an appropriate reporting style.
  2. Provide regularly scheduled and ad hoc reports using the information stored in database and other applications; manage initial review of data accuracy.
  3. Establish mechanisms to distribute reports or report summaries.
  4. Work with other staff to identify new reporting needs.
  1. Prepare tables, graphs, results, written interpretation and descriptions for incorporation into reports, presentations, and publications.
  2. Provide data and information analysis feedback to all staff in a constructive, timely manner.

Education and Professional Development

  1. Serve as an educational resource and subject matter expert
  2. Complete any ongoing required education and training
  3. Participate in program teleconferences and other appropriate webinars and share learnings with staff

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.