In your pivotal role asTranslational Research Navigator II, you will assist researchers and cliniciansin improving the quality of research and grants by identifying collaborators,connecting investigators with resources/funding opportunities, and developingtools to further the research enterprise. Additionally, you will:
Â· Serve as the central resource for the research community to provide expertise and guidance on complex issues, operational goals, business strategies, ethical considerations, regulatory mandates, and institutional policies related to human research protections.
Â· Collaborate with internal and external customers to develop and evaluate services for the improvement of human research protection programs.
Â· Be responsible for the comprehension, management, and facilitation of IRB regulatory assurance(s), contracts, agreements, and IRB policies and procedures.
Â· Facilitate work groups comprised of members of the NIH, administrative officers, lawyers, and representatives from the offices of research at various institutions nationwide. Provide both administrative and scientific support to help set agendas, plan meetings, critique project proposals, and build databases/tools for the group.
Â· Educate the campus community regarding resources available to clinicians and researchers to improve all aspects of the research enterprise.
Â· Be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive/strategic Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program for research programs within the Research Enterprise.
Â· Organize administrative teams to support national in person meetings (e.g., set meeting agendas, invite speakers, engage possible attendees, advertise events, book meeting locations, book audio-visual services, and provide scientific/technical consultation).
Â· Write scientific progress reports and technical summaries.
Â· Lead evidence review methods development and execution within team executing association studies for industry, including designing and testing methods, developing evidence review deliverables for industry partners, and training colleagues.
Â· Facilitate development and implementation of personalized approaches to patient care.
Â· Work in concert with Vanderbilt leadership in developing infrastructure for improving expanded access to investigational therapies for seriously ill patients.
Â· Collaborate with leadership and other colleagues in development and submission of grant proposals related to key national initiatives.
Â· Provide research support services to Vanderbilt colleagues, including evidence reviews and other project work.
Â·Masterâs degree preferred
Â·Experience with direct clinical trial recruitment activities
Â·Broad experience in translational science conduct
Â·Excellent organizational and time management skills
Â·Excellent oral and written communication skills
Â·Analytical and problem-solving skills
Â·Ability to multi-task
Â·Excellent self-initiative and motivation
Â·Excellent teamwork and facilitation skills
Â·Excellent customer service skills
Â·Human subjects experience
About the Department:
The national Recruitment Innovation Center, located within VICTRat Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville TN, is expanding and assuch is seeking an individual with a passion for recruitment ofparticipants into clinical trials. Our team is dynamic and forward thinkingin the development of new strategies to help clinical trials recruit and retainindividuals, with an emphasis on participant engagement at all levels of thetrial development and implementation.
The mission of theVanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR), which isof strategic importance to our institution and its research operation, is toremove impediments to translational science so that innovations reach thepeople who need them more quickly. We are a workforce united notonly by common purpose but also by common values.
In collaboration withthe VUMC Human Research Protections Program (HRPP), the Translational ResearchNavigator II assists with the optimal application of the Federal, State, andlocal laws, guidance documents, VUMC Institutional policies, and InstitutionalReview Board (IRB) policies and procedures while meeting the objectives of theVUMC research community. Consults on complex research and regulatory issues inconjunction with the team(s) to identify solutions and develop improvementprocesses. The TRN II researches topics of departmental, institutional orstrategic importance.
Discover VanderbiltUniversity Medical Center:
Located in Nashville,Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery andpatient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to workeach day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where yourexpertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilitieschallenged. It is a place where your diversity â of culture, thinking, learningand leading â is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know theyare part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride intheir work and never settle for what was good enoughyesterday. Vanderbiltâs mission is to advance health and wellnessthrough preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care,education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
Â· US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health CareProvider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinicalspecialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Â· Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascularhospitals in the U.S.
Â· Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitalsin America"
Â· The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital SafetyScore
Â· National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees formedical research in the US
Â· Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only grouphonored in Middle Tennessee
Â· Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
Â· American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medicalsystems in the US
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.