Clinical Information Systems Intern
Company: Pharmacyclics, an Abbvie Company
Posted on: February 16, 2019
Pharmacyclics is committed to the development and commercialization of novel therapies intended to improve the quality and duration of life and to resolve serious unmet medical needs for cancer patients. Pharmacyclics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company. Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in more than 200 clinical trials for over 20 different types of cancer.
More than 1,200 Pharmacyclics and AbbVie research scientists, clinicians, marketing, operations and corporate professionals work in the San Francisco Bay Area. They combine their expertise in immuno-oncology, stem cells, and cell-signaling with their knowledge of bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and covalent-inhibitor technologies to discover and develop novel cancer treatments. Together, we are striving to outsmart cancer. General Position Summary/Purpose:
Provide technical and functional support for GDO database systems such as the Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS), and ensure that these systems contain accurate, timely data. The CIS Specialist plays a pivotal role in ensuring that GDO systems address business needs and comply with regulatory requirements, and support users through account management, training, configuration of user settings, report configuration and production, and troubleshooting. Key Accountabilities/Core Job Responsibilities: Assist with the evaluation, selection, configuration, implementation, and maintenance of GDO systems Support system validation and user acceptance testing (UAT) by collaborating with IT and CIS colleagues to develop and execute validation test scripts Support system users through training, educational outreach, and timely response to user questions; bring a high-quality customer service orientation to all stakeholder interactions Help manage system vendors, and the data-interchange aspects of functional vendors such as Contract Research Organizations (CROs) Ensure that CTMS and other GDO systems contain accurate and up-to-date data by adhering to guidelines for data review and consistency across study teams (data moderation process) Work with study teams to reconcile differences in data coming from different studies, for example, variations in name, title or address (data adjudication) Obtain additional data for existing database records; this may involve locating and pulling data from filed documents Make data corrections identified by study teams and by the CTMS team Document system issues and open helpdesk tickets Maintain education and knowledge to ensure understanding of technical aspects and requirements for optimal Clinical Information System support Help coach and train junior staff Complete PCYC required training within the defined time frame Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications: Must have demonstrated strong interest in learning relevant clinical operations activities Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously Education Requirements (degree, certifications, etc.): Complete at least second year of university studies prior to internship start date Currently enrolled and in good standing at a US accredited college/university BA/BS in scientific discipline is highly preferred, but not required Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or equivalent Final Presentation Each Intern is expected to prepare a short presentation to their team to share what they have learned through their internship and how they hope their new knowledge will help them secure their future career. Presentations may be approximately 10-15 minutes long and should include visual aid (posters or PowerPoint). Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Department: Clinical Operations - provided by Dice Customer Service, Database, Development, Intern, Management, PowerPoint, Research, Scientific, Scripts, Testing, Validation
Keywords: Pharmacyclics, an Abbvie Company, Sunnyvale , Clinical Information Systems Intern, Healthcare , Sunnyvale, California
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