We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.
At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health System and discover your future today!
This job is responsible for the strategic planning, administration, and operation of all clinical research activities in the relevant Center of Excellence or clinical area of oversight. Works collaboratively with the AVP Clinical Research, and Research and Clinical Department leadership to establish research priorities and strategic imperatives and to troubleshoot problem areas; represents a point of contact and provides leadership for clinical researchers in matters related to the development, feasibility and conduct of research studies; communicates and interprets Organizational and Department mission, goals and objectives to all stakeholders; and provides leadership and direction in the planning, implementation, and ongoing improvement of all areas of responsibility.
Required - Bachelor's degree in Science in Biosciences, Life Sciences, or Healthcare related field
Preferred - MD, PharmD, and/or PhD in Life Sciences and/or MBA
Required - 8 years leadership and/or management in clinical research
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ensures quality and service through oversight of policies, procedures, and improvement initiatives
Ensures financial stability
Develops strategic business plans that support growth
Manages, develops, retains and inspires an engaged workforce
Supports technology infrastructure and system improvement
Supports development through special projects
Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Internal Number: 00033857
About Ochsner Health System
Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 60 health centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across three specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 17,000 employees, over 1,000 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts more than 600 clinical research studies. For more information, please visit Ochsner.org or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.