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Manager Clinical Research Pediatrics

Req #:  117493
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

The Clinical Research Manager is responsible for managing research operations on the Oak Lawn and Park Ridge campuses of the Children's Hospital. The Clinical Research Manager manages research staff, including research coordinators, regulatory coordinators, research assistants, volunteers, interns, and administrative coordinators.

Responsibility, Authority, Reporting Relationship
The Clinical Research Manager is responsible for the overall operational activities and for the implementation and conduct of clinical and translational research activities in the center (for these purposes an Advocate Research Center can operate within a site, an institute or a service line), including sponsored clinical trials, cooperative clinical research, and investigator-initiated studies. The Manager directs, supervises and evaluates work activities of the team of research associates and collaborates with investigators and research teams to develop, conduct and disseminate clinical research activities. The Manager works with a variety of internal and external customers and supports the Director of Research in the development of new approaches, methodologies and metrics to improve efficiency and effectiveness of organizational strategic outcomes for clinical and translational research. Responsibilities include overseeing research operations communicating with key research areas and cooperating departments (e.g., IRB, Risk, Legal, Research Compliance, AHC Foundation) managing area cost center and research funds assisting investigators, research teams, and research staff and managing and evaluating educational initiatives within the center. This individual is also responsible for supervising research coordinators and research assistants, volunteers and interns, and training new and existing investigators and research staff, and conducts performance reviews. The Manager helps ensure the regulatory compliance of the research center with Good Clinical Practice and International Conference on Harmonization Guidelines, FDA Guidance, Institutional and departmental research guidelines (e.g., IRB, research compliance office and AHC policies and standard operating procedures), and federal, state, and local agencies as well as any requirements stipulated by the study sponsor. Ensures confidentiality and compliance are maintained at all times.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree required
  • 6~8 years of relevant experience in a clinical research role
  • 3~5 years management experience leading diverse teams in clinical research
  • Knowledgeable of pertinent research federal and state regulatory guidelines
  • Demonstrated track record in managing clinical trials research
  • Experience in conducting individual and small group education and training
  • Experience in budgeting and negotiation and understanding of contracting language
  • Demonstrated track record in managing research projects and funds from foundations, corporations and government sources
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices, International Conference on Harmonization Guidelines, FDA Guidance
  • Strong knowledge of clinical trials and other types of clinical and translational research
  • Ability to problem solve and facilitate consensus in a group environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain successful relationships with potential funders
  • Clinical Research Professional Certification strongly desired
  • Travel to other Advocate sites as necessary.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago