Clinical Programmer IV evaluates, develops, and maintains clinical database and analyzes clinical data. Codes, tests and documents databases. Being a Clinical Programmer IV performs data validation and develops algorithms for data management, typically using SAS programming language. May require a master's degree. Additionally, Clinical Programmer IV typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Clinical Programmer IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Clinical Programmer IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience.