Clinical data analysts manage and examine clinical data for their organization. Their typical duties include data reporting, data analytics, and data mining, as well as coordinating with relevant departments (for example, the clinical operations and clinical strategy departments) to determine areas for analysis and the appropriate metrics to ensure data analysis is optimally useful. They must develop plans for data-related projects, identifying necessary resources and determining timelines and milestones. Other tasks performed by clinical data analysts may include performing data validation, handling data reconciliation, and working to retrieve missing data as needed.
Clinical Data Analyst Tasks
Create and run data reports on periodic and adhoc basis.
Develop programs and databases to assist staff in accurately capturing and recording data for study and validation.
Train staff and users to work with computer systems and programs.
Expand or modify system to serve new purposes or improve work flow.