Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
What You Will Do:
At the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), a designated Magnet facility, we are a team. Nurses and doctors, specialists and therapists, work shoulder-to-shoulder to give our patients the care they deserve. We take time to celebrate each other’s contributions and treat each other with respect by valuing each other’s ideas and opinions. Ultimately, we support each other’s growth. Together, we form a world-class team dedicated to furthering the practice of patient care.
Under limited supervision, coordinates and leads the activities of staff engaged in research. Responsible for overseeing research projects, and ensuring that clinic personnel are aware of study protocols. Responsible for day to day operations including assisting with budgets, grant proposals, hiring and disciplinary actions. Schedules staff to maximize efficiency. Acts as a resource for the Research Coordinators and Investigators.
We are looking for a Research Manager to join our Radiation Oncology Team!
Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
Supervises, trains, assigns work to and evaluates research staff.
Coordinates the schedule of research staff to ensure adequate staffing levels.
Hires and trains new staff members in procedures and/or changes in study protocol.
Supervises, and when needed conducts, complex clinical research studies.
Supervises, and when needed, acts as liaison between the institution and the study sponsor by preparing study reports and communicating with clinical study monitors.
Supervises, and when needed, maintains clinical database(s) on patients participating in clinical studies and/or seen by a specific clinical service and oversees data entry by data management staff.
Working in concert with research leadership, assists clinical investigator with study initiation, conduction, and completion.
Prepares and responds to audits conducted by study sponsors.
Represents department at research and protocol initiation meetings.
Competitive wage scale.
Comprehensive compensation and relocation package.
Full benefit package including Health, Vision, Dental, PTO + sick + floating personal holidays, retirement contribution, and more!
What You Need to Be Successful:
Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in a health related field.
Five (5) years of experience in the conduction of clinical trials is required, with 3 years progressive experience in staff management experience with at least 2 in a health program/field (oncology research preferred).
Demonstrated knowledge of computer applications and databases and of personal computer systems is highly desirable.
Highly effective verbal and written communication skills are required.
Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient populations(s) served. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and ability to assess data reflective of the patient's requirements relative to his or her population-specific and age specific needs.
Ability to manage research resources as diverse as budget, availability of examination rooms, and use of on-call staff.