Durham, North Carolina

School of Medicine:


Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.


Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.


Occupational Summary
Coordinate and participate in a variety of duties involved in the collection, interpretation, and documentation of data in support of research and/or information gathering activities. The ideal candidate will have clinical experience in the cardiovascular or surgery domain and experience abstracting data from the electronic health record.

Work Performed

  • This position is not a primary investigator or biostatistics support position.
  • Coordinate and participate in a variety of duties involved in collecting, interpreting, documenting, and summarizing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative data in support of research and/or information gathering activities.
  • Establish procedures for the procurement of data through observation, interviewing, analyzing records and other sources.
  • Coordinate the coding and keypunching of data in preparation for computer processing; maintain liaison with University data processing and ensure quality control.
  • Coordinate the preparation of reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
  • Recommend new methods for collection and documentation of data; write and revise procedural manuals as required.
  • Make work assignments and review the work of lower-level employees; assist in training of new personnel. \
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.


Minimum Qualifications

Work generally requires a bachelor's degree in a field related to the specific position.


Work requires one year of experience in a related position. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE


Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Durham, North Carolina

As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.

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