Req Number 32151Job DescriptionJob DescriptionManages, plans, organizes and evaluates staff and activities of clinical research projects. Collaborates with a multidisciplinary health care team to provide clinical research activities for patients and Investigators. Oversees research staff and patient care delivery. Coordinates and implements research projects with Investigators to assure research projects are carried out as approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB).Job ResponsibilityProvides leadership to Clinical Research team members and supervisors by communicating and guiding toward achieving department objectives.
Develops, communicates, and builds consensus for goals in alignment with the health system.
Selects, develops, manages and evaluates direct reports; ensures performance appraisals are completed in a timely fashion.
Collaborates with Principal Investigator (PI) in planning, preparation of orders and implementation of protocols; reviews protocols and prepares an evaluation of nursing resource requirements; assigns nurses to specific protocols.
Develops and implements clinical educational programs to foster the educational development of clinical research team; trains research staff and oversees compliance with regulatory requirements.
Manages and evaluates patient's therapeutic needs through physical assessment and interpretation of diagnostic tests in consultation and collaboration with the PI, co-investigators, research nurses and other health care team members.
Oversees patient care delivery to maximize safety and comfort; sets-up educational workshops for patients and families; provides on-call coverage for patient concerns/complications.
Collaborates with PI in overseeing all phases of grant submission to funding agencies and adherence to clinical trial agreement/study budgets, as required; oversees investigational agent availability and accountability.
Ensures accuracy, usefulness and completeness of all hospital-specific and/or department/division manuals and references.
Collaborates with PI and acts as a liaison between the FDA and drug companies on related issues; discusses protocol changes with PI, as necessary.
Facilitates clinical research studies as approved by the IRB; provides technical and functional expertise in the area of research studies.
Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.
Job QualificationBachelor's Degree required, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
Master's degree highly preferred
6-8 years of relevant experience and 2-5 years of leadership / management experience, required.
Experience with cancer research and clinical trials highly preferred