Clinical Data Managers

Occupation Information table
Overview: Apply knowledge of health care and database management to analyze clinical data, and to identify and report trends.
Duties: Design and validate clinical databases, including designing or testing logic checks. Process clinical data, including receipt, entry, verification, or filing of information. Generate data queries, based on validation checks or errors and omissions identified during data entry, to resolve identified problems. Develop project-specific data management plans that address areas such as coding, reporting, or transfer of data, database locks, and work flow processes. Monitor work productivity or quality to ensure compliance with standard operating procedures. Prepare appropriate formatting to data sets as requested. Design forms for receiving, processing, or tracking data. Prepare data analysis listings and activity, performance, or progress reports. Confer with end users to define or implement clinical system requirements such as data release formats, delivery schedules, and testing protocols.
Degree(s): A.S. Engineering Science 
Job Outlook: Employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 32 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the large baby-boom population ages and people remain active later in life, there should be increased demand for healthcare services.
Starting Salary: The mean salary for clinical data managers is $115,160.
Growth: Growth
Education Level: Typically, a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college (some are 5 years) is required to be considered for this occupation.
Recommended Skills:
  • Paying attention to what other people are saying, and taking time to understand the points being made.
  • Using mathematics and/or statistics to solve problems.
  • The ability to understand complex written paragraphs, instructions, or reports.
  • Talking, giving speeches, or speaking in a group to convey information, explain ideas, or give instructions.
  • Composing and communicating your ideas in written form.
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Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreements with other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.