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Senior Clinical Data Specialist (Remote)

Faro Health

Faro Health

California, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Faro Health aims to improve lives by helping life sciences companies answer complex clinical questions, simply, efficiently and effectively. Our software platform is used to orchestrate complex clinical development with a single source of truth. It brings words, data and teams together, empowering researchers to design more intelligent trials, master complexity and reach milestones faster.

In your role as a Senior Clinical Data Specialist, you will lead the management and ongoing expansion of a high-quality repository of assessments, measurements, and metadata for use in the Faro products. As a senior member of the clinical data team, you will be responsible for defining and executing efficient data abstraction, acquisition, and validation processes to deliver high value to customers using data within Faro products. Keen attention to detail and precision for your work and others is critical for this role; you must have the ability and willingness to roll up your sleeves to do detailed work, and design processes to increase quality and efficiency over time.

This position is open to candidates living in California.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain the Faro biomedical library and contribute to formal processes and best practices to ensure data quality, data integrity, and adherence to data governance rules.
  • Manage the data release schedule end-to-end, from stakeholder coordination to launch announcements.
  • Contribute to the development of formal processes to enhance the quality of Faro products.
  • Identify and incorporate data from public and private data sources, applying practical understanding and knowledge of clinical trial/healthcare data standards.
  • Efficiently integrate data from various healthcare and clinical trial sources.
  • Develop and adopt new tools and methodologies to assist with data collection.
  • Perform routine audits on own work as well as others to ensure high data quality.
  • Represent the Faro data team throughout client engagements; provide support to external teams by addressing any questions about data operations and Faro data.
  • Provide input on Faro product business requirements from a data management perspective.
  • Collaborate with appropriate project teams as needed to address customer feedback and stay abreast of any changes that could affect data integrations.


  • 7+ years experience working with healthcare or clinical trials data and data standards (e.g., SDTM, LOINC, SNOMED, CPT, ICD10)
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in physical or life science, or statistics discipline
  • Strong knowledge of clinical trials and drug development processes; pharmaceutical clinical trials experience is preferred
  • Experience with SQL based languages and relational databases
  • Ability to understand and communicate data requirements, preferences, and limitations
  • Demonstrated track record of success with project management and working with clients and vendors to deliver according to contracts and plans
  • Experience in a fast moving, growth-minded startup environment; comfortable with being flexible and adaptable as requirements change
  • Excellent team player with demonstrated track record of success in a cross-functional team environment; consistent commitment to delivering on team goals with a shared sense of urgency

Skills and Competencies

  • Detail-oriented; ability to research and select resources deliberately
  • Strong technical skills preferred; ability to ramp up quickly on new technologies
  • Strong organization and analytical skills; applies consequential thinking in decision making
  • Goal-oriented and self-motivated; proactively communicates status of deliverables and meets deadlines
  • Ability to work independently in a group setting; ability to adjust to changing priorities
  • Strong emotional intelligence, interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to project and maintain a professional and positive attitude


  • Salary range for this position is $138,000 - $186,000 per year.
  • Salary listed reflects the base salary only and does not include other elements of total compensation
  • Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Life Insurance (Basic)
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (Flexible Vacation Policy; Paid Sick & Public Holidays Observed)
  • Continuous Training & Development
  • Work from Home, Office or Hybrid
  • Peer-to-peer bonus program
  • Company/department outings and events
  • Stock Option Plan