This position is responsible for managing research clinical trials and other studies in assigned medical service lines and/or departmental areas for medical facility based studies. Works with the Physicians Advisory Councils (PACs) to implement research strategies that enhance organizations ability to provide excellent patient care, attract excellent medical talent, and better serve its stakeholders. Also manages the operations of the clinical practice in order to ensure that continuous, quality, accurate, timely and cost-effective services are provided.
Directs personnel actions including recruiting, new hire actions, interviewing and selection of new staff, salary determinations, training, and personnel evaluations. This position also participates in the development and implementation of departmental goals and objectives in accordance with company standards. Directs the workflow for the clinical research staff.
Manages clinical research staff and individual studies (as study coordinator) in conjunction with Principal Investigators (PI) to ensure that studies are conducted in compliance with research protocol, research ethics and integrity, and in a fiscally responsible way. Ensures that sponsor requirements are completed correctly, accurately, and in a timely way. Implements strategies for research within service line and is principally responsible for carrying out those strategies.
Implements protocols for internally sponsored/investigator initiated studies, works with investigators and internal research resources to ensure statistical significance of study designs. For externally sponsored studies promotes (to sponsors) the advantages of conducting research in our medical facilities so as to attract beneficial studies.
Ensures the responsible conduct of research, the protection of human subject participants and that all applicable local, state and federal policies for research are followed. Facilitates clinical research studies and grants and assures that they are conducted using good clinical and scientific practices and are in regulatory and policy compliance.
Collaborates with providers and managers from other departments to ensure a high quality patient experience and the highest level of patient satisfaction.
Promotes the adherence to policies and procedures, standard practices of the profession, and related local, state, and federal laws. Ensures compliance for various accrediting bodies and government agencies and performs all necessary reviews, audits, education, and training to maintain compliant status. Serves as the Compliance Liaison in designated practices.
Works with research staff, patient financial services, and financial analysts to ensure that research related charges are billed appropriately.
May provide direct patient care which includes obtaining patient medical history, systems review, phlebotomy, EKG, vital signs, and cognitive assessment on patients. Maintains quality assurance on designated protocols. Collects data as required and assists in interpreting and evaluating results as required. Triages adverse events and communicates with the research physician regarding the occurrence of adverse events. Collects information regarding indicated medical follow-up with the subject and collateral informants as needed.
Knowledge typically obtained through completion of a Bachelors degree in Biology, Nursing, or related field.
Five years of clinical research experience. Must possess medical or bioscientific, business, and presentation skills. Strong and demonstrable planning, management, organization, collaboration and analytical skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with others by speaking, reading, and writing.
Regulatory knowledge of clinical research conduct and health care operations is strongly preferred. RN license.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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