REDCAP ADMINISTRATOR 1 (12-MONTH TEMPORARY)
Company: UW Medicine IT Services
Posted on: June 22, 2022
Req #: 196066 Department: UW MEDICINE IT SERVICES Appointing
Department Web Address: http://uwmits_hires.uwmedicine.org/ Job
Location Detail: Primary work location is at the Safeco Plaza
Building on the corner of 4th and Madison in downtown Seattle
Posting Date: 06/06/2022 Closing Info: Open Until Filled Salary:
Salary is commensurate with education/experience. Shift: First
Shift Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and
work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this
position, click here. A higher degree of healthcare.
All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the
highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a
respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family,
student and colleague is valued and honored.
UW Medicine's IT Services department has an outstanding opportunity
for an REDCap Administrator 1!
***This is a benefits eligible, Professional Staff Temporary
Position (PSTP) expected to last 12 months.***
UW Medicine's Information Technology Services (ITS) department is a
shared services organization that supports all of UW Medicine. UW
Medicine is comprised of Harborview Medical Center (HMC), UW
Medical Center-Montlake (UWMC-Montlake), UW Medical
Center-Northwest (UWMC-NW), Valley Medical Center (VMC), UW
Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC), UW Physicians (UWP), UW School of
Medicine (SOM) and Airlift Northwest (ALNW). In addition, UW
Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's
University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (a
partnership between UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research
and Seattle Children's). ITS is responsible for the ongoing support
and maintenance of the infrastructure and applications which
support all of these institutions, along with the implementation of
new services and applications that are used to support and further
the UW Medicine mission.
In collaboration with UW Medicine IT Services ('ITS') and under the
general guidance of the Bio-Medical Informatics Services Manager,
the primary focus of the REDCap Administrator 1 position is
supporting a team of Administrators that maintain the Institute of
Translational Health Sciences (ITHS) Research Electronic Data
Capture (REDCap) installation and its users. ITHS is funded by a
Clinical Translational Science Award given to us by the National
Institute of Health. It is a collaboration between the University
of Washington, Seattle Children's Hospital, and Fred Hutchinson
Cancer Research Center. ITHS' core mission is to accelerate
REDCap is a secure web application for building and managing online
surveys and databases. While REDCap can be used to collect
virtually any type of data, it is specifically geared to support
online or offline data capture for research studies and operations.
Issues can come from a wide array of different disciplines and
range from simple "how to" requests to complex problems like
database design, compliance issues, coding errors or survey design.
The Administrator will be seen as the "face" of the REDCap
Under the guidance of Sr. Administrators, perform the role of
Biomedical Informatics Consultant to Researchers needing more help
with REDCap besides the normal scope of user support. This includes
intake, problem definition, solution design, execution and delivery
of desired deliverables. Some examples include REDCap project
design, coding of advanced logic and calculations in REDCap, data
migration from other systems (e.g. Excel, Access, etc.) and
creation of dynamic SQL fields in REDCap.
Communicate with investigators to determine scope, requirements,
deliverables and timing for consultation.
Analyze, design, develop and test REDCap projects to support
successful capture of data for clinical research projects.
Document technical specifications.
Exercise and adhere to coding standards and development/validation
practices to ensure high-quality, maintainable technical
Collaborate with other ITHS services teams (e.g. Research
Coordinator Core and the Biostatistics Group).
Provide custom level 100 training for end users of projects
developed by the Sr. and Lead REDCap Administrator.
End User Support (45%)
Answer end user questions about REDCap functionality.
Troubleshoot issues related to the REDCap installation.
Process support tickets relating to the normal operation of REDCap.
This is done in collaboration with the University of Washington
Health Sciences Library.
Document common issues in a knowledgebase and write responses that
can be utilized by other users.
Identify bugs and report them to the REDCap developers.
Run weekly REDCap office hours to assist in end user support.
Determine feasibility of data migration/integration from legacy
systems currently used by end-users (e.g. Medidata Rave, DatStat,
custom Access databases, outside custom servers, etc.)
End users will, on occasion, need help in troubleshooting their own
code related to the advanced calculations and logic functionality
REDCap's Dynamic SQL function requires an Administrator to be
properly implemented; this requires knowledge of SQL and the
underlying database structure of REDCap.
Run weekly level 100 REDCap training sessions ranging from
introduction classes to more advanced topics related to REDCap.
Participate in the REDCap administrative consortium.
Participate in all aspects of improving the team, including
education/training of other team members and contributing to
process/communication improvement initiatives.
Work with manager to set professional goals for career development.
Act as back-up for other team members and functions, as needed.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology,
Biomedical Informatics or related field or equivalent combination
2+ years' experience must include the following:
Experience with end user support in an IT domain OR research
experience, preferably in the clinical domain.
Completed REDCap Administrator training or completion of training
Experience with requirements gathering and analysis, including
direct work with end users or customers.
Experience developing, maintaining, and managing IT applications
and systems in a healthcare setting.
Understanding of database design and debugging skills.
Experience running basic validation scripts.
Picks up on architectural and technical issues quickly.
Proficiency with desktop computers and Microsoft Office, and
familiarity with Visio and Project applications.
Familiar with multiple operating systems and hardware platforms,
and their integration into various applications and equipment.
Knowledge of Health Care regulatory environment and fluent in
computer and healthcare related concepts and vernacular.
Familiar with web-based authoring tools for training
Skill in troubleshooting systems as well as defining and
translating users' requests into specifications and
Previous experience in and knowledge of academic healthcare systems
and/or operational environments.
Advanced degree (e.g., Master's, PhD, etc.)
Experience with REDCap; specifically, building REDCap projects,
developing REDCap data dictionaries, implementing branching logic
and calculations, creating reports and running REDCap projects.
Experience with statistics applications (e.g. SPSS, R, SAS, or
Knowledge and experience with PHP and Java.
Experience with healthcare and/or clinical data; knowledge of
hospital operations and clinical procedures.
Understanding of HIPAA regulations and/or Human Subjects
regulations for clinical research.
Experience with clinical data regarding its application in medical
Experience with medical ontologies (e.g. SnoMed, ICD-9/10, or
Experience developing, maintaining, and managing IT applications
Knowledge and experience with SQL, HTML, and CSS.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
This is an Information Technology deadline-driven work
The individual in this position is expected to work normal daytime
hours. The work may be performed in either an office environment or
by telecommuting with manager approval, during normal business
hours; however, significant off-hours and weekends may be needed to
resolve problems and respond to emergencies. This individual is
expected to be available for emergencies (business
continuity/disaster recovery efforts) on a 24x7 basis as
Daily response to customer demands and imposed deadlines is
Requires participation in on-call rotation for application/system
Requires the ability to travel to off-site locations to meet
time-sensitive customer needs, including Harborview Medical Center,
University of Washington Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care
Must have the ability to meet in person as directed by manager.
Because of the physically separated sites for UW Medicine, this
position requires the ability to travel to alternative work
locations as needed.
Must coordinate projects without direct supervisory authority.
Must work within the constraints of multiple technical
ITS provides services to all UW Medicine organizations - HMC,
UWMC-Montlake, UWMC-NW, VMC, UWNC, UWP, SOM, and ALNW. The
individual in this position must learn many organizational
structures and cultures and continually foster collaboration.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in
#monster REQUIREMENTS: See above.
Applicants considered for this position will be required to
disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or
current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their
current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required
under Washington state law.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the
University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives
and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and
maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive,
equitable and welcoming.
The University of Washington is a leader in environmental
stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate
The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled
status, or genetic information.
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