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Research Clinical Informaticist

Highlands Oncology Group

Highlands Oncology Group

Springdale, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Research Clinical Informaticist

3901 Parkway Cir, Springdale, AR 72762

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Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


3901 Parkway Cir, Springdale, AR 72762

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance

Full job description

Come join our world class team and help us bring cancer treatment HOME!

Highlands Oncology began in 1996 with three physicians and a desire to change the face of oncology care in our community. Dr. Malcolm Hayward, Dr. Dan Bradford, and Dr. Thad Beck knew that patients do better at home, in the community where they live and work, and where their support system is already in place. In furthering that goal, Highlands has grown with the region from a single location 26 years ago, to 6 locations in Northwest and Northcentral Arkansas today employing more than 700 diverse team members.

As Northwest Arkansas continues to grow, so must the services and providers available in the region. Highlands Oncology is committed to remaining on the cutting edge to ensure our community has access to the very best cancer care. What we have is something quite unique right here in our own backyard with a caring multidisciplinary team focused on treating patients as family.

Job Title: Research Clinical Informaticist

Reports To: Director of Clinical Research Development

Location: Northwest Arkansas - Depending on the position, employees may be asked to move locations from time to time based on clinic and patient needs.

FLSA: Exempt / Salaried

Job Summary: The Research Clinical Informaticist is responsible for maintaining the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) and following the subjects enrolled on their clinical trials in a manner consistent with Good Clinical Practice guidelines, Highlands Oncology Group policies and procedures, and sponsor requirements within the assigned setting.

Job Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Has a good understanding of the EMR and all components related to the software.
  • Creates and maintains research regimens and orders in the EMR, including treatment, screening, follow up, etc.
  • Maintains account access for research monitors/CRAs.
  • Develops EMR forms and templates.
  • Maintaining and implementing new processes to the CTMS and all components related to the software.
  • Providing training and support to clinical staff on how to enter data, run reports, and manage study documents.
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting issues that arise.
  • Generating reports to track the progress of clinical trials and analyze the data generated by the trials.
  • Ensuring data is accurate and complete by conducting quality control checks and audits.
  • Acts as a resource to hospital and clinic personnel/physicians regarding research activity.
  • Limited travel may be required for educational opportunities, and to NH/BCC.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism and responsiveness when interacting with internal and external customers.
  • Advises supervisor or other appropriate individuals of problems and concerns.
  • Collaborates effectively with physicians, nurses, and ancillary departments.
  • Communicates routinely with supervisor/liaison regarding program status.
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be willing to train existing and new staff.
  • Must be detail oriented and able to multi-task
  • Willingly accept assignments and completes them in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in schedule to accommodate workload.
  • Effectively sets priorities.
  • Maintains patient/sponsor confidentiality
  • Maintains at-a-glance protocol information in office.
  • Maintains organized files and office space.
  • Supports and adheres to organizational decisions, policies, and procedures.
  • Acts as team member both corporately and within the individual setting.
  • Submits routine reports on or before due date.
  • Demonstrates professionalism in appearance/dress code consistent with policy of HOG.
  • Demonstrates initiative in seeking new projects and making corporate related contributions.
  • Attends research department meetings when held.
  • Promptly reports to work at designated times.
  • Maintains good attendance with no unexcused absence.

Education and Experience:

  • Preferably RN, LPN with Medical Director of Research approval, or clinical research experience.
  • Proficient in computer skills.
  • In-depth oncology and/or clinical research knowledge.
  • Strong knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Technical skills related to EMR function and maintenance.
  • Required to complete NCI ID.me
  • Seeks to increase skills through self-directed learning activities.
  • Willing to take continuing education courses as appropriate.
  • Recognizes personal/professional limitations and strives for improvements.
  • After achieving two years of research experience, will test and pass the certification for Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP).

Physical Requirements:

  • May be required to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Sitting, keyboarding, and visual acuity (near) will occur continually.
  • Neck rotation and extension will occur frequently.
  • Standing and walking will occur occasionally.

Highlands Oncology Group offers a full suite of benefits that includes:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Supplemental policies - additional life insurance, cancer coverage, accident coverage, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and more.
  • Competitive salary/wage scales
  • Paid holidays
  • Substantial Paid Time Off accrual

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • Clinic
  • In-person


  • HEDIS: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Epic Certification (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Springdale, AR 72762 (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Springdale, AR 72762: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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