Manager Clinical Research - Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant
Medical College of Wisconsin / Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
March 8, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Hospital, Public and Private
Oversee Clinical Trials Office (CTO) for Pediatric Cancer & Blood Disorders, providing leadership for Clinical Research Coordinators, Research Nurses, and Regulatory Staff. Monitor for consistent adherence to research guidelines, assisting with problem solving and training in research principles as needed. Provide research leadership and education for the section.
Partner with Research Physician Leadership to direct CTO processes and advance CTO research initiatives.
Oversee division research database needs including collecting and analysing data and identifying trends. Provide reports to division leadership including medical directors, program leaders, and administrative leadership.
Act as a resource for investigators and support staff on pre-proposal functions including feasibility development, contract negotiations, and IRB applications. Advise investigators and support staff on administrative and regulatory aspects of human subject research.
Identify and mitigate problems or obstacles in research systems/procedures related to implementation of research protocols.
Develop, implement and monitor research quality improvement activities. Implement and conduct quality control processes to ensure the highest data and research standards. Utilize quality improvement tools to facilitate improvement of systems & processes.
Participate in the development of research strategic plans and ensure annual targets are met.
Serve as a resource to facilitate division research grant proposals to expand CTO funding through philanthropic support.
Coordinate the development of a comprehensive research marketing plan in partnership with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) Marketing to include website development, national patient recruitment initiatives, email distribution/social media strategies and early phase program marketing materials.
Build and manage pediatric cellular therapies clinical trial support infrastructure collaborating with other departments and entities as necessary.
Building: Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Clinics Building
Division: Hematology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant
Reports to (Title): Division Administrator Sr., Director, Pediatric Cancer Clinical Trial Office
Direct Reports (Titles): Clinical Research Coordinators, Clinical Research Assistants, Research Nurses.
Knowledge – Skills – Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Strong critical thinking, problem solving and attentiveness to detail required. Strong computer skills. Sufficient knowledge of program study area.
Knowledge of biology, chemistry, mathematics, documentation, and records management.
Data utilization, complex problem solving, critical thinking, resource management, and writing skills.
Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on equivalent basis
Minimum Required Education: Bachelor’s degree
Minimum Required Experience: 6 years’ experience in research program coordination. Supervisory experience.
Preferred Experience: Experience with program management in a medical research or educational environment. Prior work with clinical research or patient care.
Certification: CCRC or CCRP required. CITI training required within 90 days of hire.
Internal Number: 22196
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