Data Manager, Microbiology

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


The Data Manager oversees the quality and timeliness of all data management activities for a department, program or study, and is responsible for data collection and maintenance, documents, questionnaires, data cleaning, query tracking, compilation and maintenance of manuals. The Data Manager develops and monitors metrics, and ensures appropriate training for the staff, and may have limited supervisory responsibility.

Roles & Responsibilities: 
  • Creates, updates, maintains and validates data for the provision of computerized reports. Manage data through review, computerization, cleaning and auditing for compliance with standard operating procedures, and regulatory agency guidelines
  • Reviews, analyzes, and validates data to ensure consistency, integrity and accuracy based on specific guidelines
  • Develops study questionnaires. Analyze responses; develop plans to provide feedback
  • Assists in standardizing data management procedures such as documentation for departmental operating procedures
  • Maintains documentation and data quality management guidelines
  • Writes and prepares manuscripts reports and other materials for internal and external audiences
  • Ensures data accuracy through review of case report forms or questionnaires for completeness and consistency
  • Recognizes recurring issues and analyze causes in order to reach a solution. Generate plans and provide tools/techniques for improvement and to measure success
  • Provides guidance appropriate training to staff. Coordinate activities required to meet quality standards
  • Maintains knowledge of current regulations and technologies related to data management
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Creates appropriate databases
  • Education: Bachelor's degree (Master’s degree in related field) preferred
  • Certificate or Diploma in Quality Assurance preferred
  • Experience: 3 years of data management/quality assurance/experience in a healthcare environment is preferred, or less with demonstration of strong proficiency in a data-driven environment
  • Programming skills are preferred
  • Excellent communication and writing skills, organizational and planning skills preferred
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans



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