The Advanced Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ARDL) is seeking a professional Laboratory Information System (LIS) and database administrator independently capable of monitoring and tuning systems and databases, optimizing functionality, designing and implementing enhancements and troubleshooting and resolving issues. This is a one year temporary appointment.
Responsibilities 40% Maintains the Laboratory Information System (LIS) functionality, monitors LIS and databases, and designs and implements new functionality
Maintain an effective LIS network for ARDL staff ensuring reliability and security.
Maintain and optimize critical LIS functionality such as accessioning, batch uploads, result interfaces, result reporting, data transfer, billing, specimen inventory, data security, and specimen tracking.
Create and define new studies, tests, storage schemas, coded comments, data transfer protocols and reports.
Works directly with staff to develop, enhance or troubleshoot LIS data, reports, etc.
Troubleshoot, tracks and resolves LIS issues. Recommends corrective action to prevent future issues.
50% Manage Study Specific Data
Review, standardize and import data from the REDCap Cloud platform.
Evaluate, organize and aggregate data.
Perform data analytics and provide reports.
Monitor the integrity and security of the database.
Provide user training, support or feedback as needed.
Merge different databases into a central study database for distribution and data analysis
10% Ensure accuracy and compliance
Monitors and maintains documentation of system performance, maintenance, upgrades, changes, data records, backups, audits and troubleshooting to meet regulatory and study requirements.
Perform periodic audits to ensure accuracy of data.
This is a one year temporary position.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
BA/BS in computer or information technology program and two years of experience in database administration, or BA/BS in science or health care field and four years of work experience in information system design and administration
Previous experience with MSSQL, My Sql or Oracle databases
A work history demonstrating the ability to work independently and take initiative
Familiarity with laboratory terminology
Familiarity with survey data
Demonstrated/documented exceptional attention to detail
Experience providing technical assistance to a variety of end users
Demonstrated/documented excellent written and oral communication skills and professional business communication style
Previous experience with Crystal Reports
Proven ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot independently
Ability to adapt to changing situations, priorities, and deadlines
Ability to follow established protocols, work plans, and timelines, and meet deadlines
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and work constructively with others to resolve problems and concerns
Internal Number: 340038
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