Abbott Clinical Data Analyst II in Burlington, Massachusetts

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Working under general supervision, is responsible for all aspects of data management activities in support of assigned clinical studies. These activities help to ensure high quality data is achieved in support of analysis for regulatory submissions, safety monitoring and publications. Ensures that Good Clinical Practices (GCP), Good Clinical Data Management Practices (GCDMP) and established processes are followed. Identifies and routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best business practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness. Exercises judgment in planning, organizing and performing work; monitors performance and reports status within area of responsibility. Ensures that quality of services meets internal and external customer requirements.

Job Duties:

  • Performs all data management activities for assigned studies, as appropriate

  • Protocol and Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP) review and input

  • Case Report Form (CRF) development and maintenance

  • Edit Check specifications development and maintenance

  • Data Management Plan development and maintenance

  • Data Quality Checks and discrepancy management

  • Analyzes data, identifies trends; prepares data tables for reports

  • Database setup testing and Edit Check programming testing

  • External data handling

  • Device reconciliation and tracking for investigational product

  • Participate in Post Market Surveillance reporting as appropriate

  • Additional study specific activities

  • Ensures that all data management activities for assigned studies are completed on time and with high quality or escalates as appropriate

  • Communicates well with peers, study teams and management as appropriate to support studies and goals

  • Participates in efforts to improve Data Management processes, as needed/assigned

  • Represents the Data Management group at study team meetings

  • May represent the Data Management group on cross-functional task forces

  • May train and mentor other Clinical Data Associates (CDAs) and Clinical Data Coordinators (CDCs) on certain tasks

  • Applies best practices and established standards

  • Serves as a liaison between the study team and clinical data operations

  • Is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in one or more areas within Data Management

  • Has a general understanding of the clinical trial process and regulations that apply, engages in relevant professional associations or societies, and seeks continuing education about SJM devices and therapies.

  • Communicates and collaborates with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

  • Provides input to departmental Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Departmental Work Instruction (DWIs), and guidelines.

  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH), ISO 14155, other regulatory requirements, applicable company policies, operating procedures and processes.

  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Health Sciences, Informatics, related field, or equivalent.

  • Typically a minimum of four plus years’ experience working in a clinical research environment, experience to include a good understanding of clinical data management processes.

  • Good organizational and project management skills, as well as attention to detail.

  • Highly skilled with MS Office, especially Excel, Word, Publisher and Powerpoint.

  • Strong ability to work with Clinical Data Management Systems.

  • Understands databases; good technical skills in querying and analyzing data (SQL, Oracle, SAS or equivalent).

  • Certified Clinical Data Manager (CCDM) preferred.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.

  • Strong verbal and written

  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.

  • Ability to travel approximately 10%.

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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