• Data Acquisition Associate

    Job Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Data Acquisition Associate is responsible for the receipt and processing of all non-electronic source data in accordance with ERT Standard Operating Procedures and Standard Work Instructions; maintaining all study related documentation after processing is complete; performing digital resolutions and assisting with special data entry and review projects as needed.   



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    ERT is a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials so that customers can move ahead with confidence. With nearly 50 years of clinical and therapeutic experience, ERT balances knowledge of what works with a vision for what’s next, so we can adapt without compromising standards.

    Powered by the company’s EXPERT® technology platform, ERT’s solutions enhance trial oversight, enable site optimization, increase patient engagement and measure the efficacy of new clinical treatments while ensuring patient safety. Since 2014, more than half of all FDA drug approvals came from ERT-supported studies. Pharma companies, biotechs and CROs have relied on ERT solutions in 10,000+ studies spanning more than three million patients to date. By identifying trial risks before they become problems, ERT enables customers to bring clinical treatments to patients quickly — and with confidence.


    1. Supports departmental workflow by receiving and processing source data into the appropriate operational systems
    2. Confirms digital ECGs in the Expert system
    3. Performs SECs in the Active Queries Queue in Expert.
    4. Maintains departmental metrics in accordance with goal plan
    5. Participates in required training programs
    6. Reports any equipment and or system problems
    7. Files source documents once workflow is complete
    8. Monitors mailbox and distributes correspondence to appropriate Data Coordinator assigned to the study


    1. Archives closed studies upon notification of study lock
    2. Attends Project Assurance meetings as required
    3. Manages requests and maintains log of the removal and return of source documents from the operations filing system
    4. Maintains accurate and organized source documentation files.
    5. Assists with special data entry and review projects as needed.          

    The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position.  ERT reserves the right to amend or change these duties. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.


    1. BS or BA degree in life sciences or related field preferred
    2. 1 year data processing experience
    3. Good organizational, problem solving and communication skills
    4. Demonstrated computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
    5. Detail orientated with good proofreading skills
    6. Proficient data entry/typing skills
    7. Ability to communicate effectively in English

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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