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    Opportunity: Clinical Database Specialist at NIH/NHGRI @ Digicon Corporation--Bethesda, MD (US)
    Submitted by Karen Mirolli; posted on Tuesday, July 10, 2012


    Clinical Database Specialist at National Institutes of Health, National Human Genome Research Institute

    Digicon Corporation is a full-service Information Technology solutions provider with over 25 years of experience and approximately 300 employees. We offer exciting and diverse careers in federal, state and local, and commercial arenas throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area and beyond. If you want to be part of a team dedicated to integrity, innovation, and excellence, then Digicon is the place for you.

    We are currently in search for a Clinical Database Specialist to work at our client site in Bethesda, MD. This is a full-time employee position with Digicon Corporation for our client, National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) at National Institutes of Health (NIH).


    Position Description:
    The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented database specialist who is able to assist in the implementation and support of a Web-based relational database used in clinical research studies having a genetic focus. The successful applicant will provide support and training to database users, work directly with database developers and administrators to address problems and make enhancement requests, have the skills to manipulate large datasets, and play a key role in gap analysis and the mapping of legacy data. The successful applicant will work within an established framework of security and privacy regulations and guidelines for handling patient information.


    Position Requirements:
    • Knowledge of relational database structure and terminology
    • Proven critical-thinking skills and demonstrated ability to manage large biological and/or clinical data sets
    • Demonstrated knowledge of genetics and/or molecular biology (e.g., successful college-level coursework)
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel or other spreadsheet applications
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a confident and cooperative service-oriented attitude; professional demeanor and appearance
    • Possesses strong work ethic; is reliable, punctual, thorough, and trustworthy
    • Fluency in both written and spoken English      
    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in biology, bioinformatics, or a related field


    Also desired:
    • Experience in clinical or biomedical informatics
    • Experience in providing data systems end-user support
    • Experience using Structured Querying Language (SQL)
    • Clinical or laboratory research experience in genetics, molecular biology, or biochemistry
    • Experience using Macintosh OS X operating system
    All candidates must be authorized to work in the US for any employer and able to pass a background check. No relocation assistance is available.


    If you are interested and qualified for this exciting opportunity, please apply online at[...]d=500.


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