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Senior Research Associate - Trauma Acute Care Surgery

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 98153
Job Family: Research Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Evening
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M Th Fr Sa Evenings
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011005036701-Trauma Service


Job Summary

Collects, enters and analyzes research data. Provides reports using computerized databases and information systems. Prepares reports from requests from the director, faculty, study sponsor, and outside collaborators. Designs, implements, and evaluates request using databases as information source.

The position involves almost daily, direct interaction with patients and their families, and exposure to almost every part of the CMC hospital system (ED, OR, ICUs, hospital floor units, labs, etc).  There is nearly no limit to what an Sr RA can learn and accomplish, including authorship on research studies, and potentially even presenting at conferences.  Our Sr Research Associates are vital members of our research team that work alongside the Research Director, our Research Coordinators, the Trauma and Acute Care Surgeons and countless other clinicians.  Our focus is mainly in the critically ill and injured patient populations.  We generally have about 15 different clinical trials open at a given time, ranging from new investigational drugs, medical devices, or changes in patient care practices. 

The schedule for this position is Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 1-11pm.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains designated applications in research department databases.
  • Creates new databases, prepares and runs data analysis queries, and uploads local database to the national database center.
  • Uses existing database to create reports as requested.
  • Performs data manipulation and migration.
  • Reviews data quality reports for data submissions and errors.
  • Ensures data requests are received, have authorizations, are evaluated, and reported.
  • Prepares specifications and summary reports for data queries and requests.
  • Performs chart abstraction.
  • Provides administrative support when needed.


Physical Requirements


Work consistently requires sitting for 5-6 hours. Intact senses of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and manual dexterity. Each employee has the responsibility to work in a safe manner.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or health-related field required but Associates Degree and equivalent work experience will be considered. Training in information systems technologies, desktop application, and databases required. Experience with analytical software and database analysis and reports preferred.