Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics Critical Care. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position oversees and coordinates complex multicenter, international, clinical research studies; serves as a resource to provide comprehensive information to clinical research staff by promoting a smooth operation of clinical research; responsible for oversight of budgetary reports and ensures billing and regulatory compliance standards are maintained; may supervise clinical research staff and program manager. The main responsibility of this position will be to oversee the initiation and execution of a large multicenter clinical trial in both pediatric and adult cardiac surgery patients that will enroll 1000 patients over a 3-4 year period.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists in protocol development, budget development, dispensing of study funds for multi-clinical research projects; provides high level of direct and indirect support direct.
Works with PI to design, perform, and evaluate research procedures; confers with PI to assist in developing plans for research projects and discuss the interpretation of results; collaborates in the preparation of manuscripts for publications and preparation of grant proposals to sponsoring agencies; assists in the preparation of amendments to protocols and/or modifications to study design as appropriate.
Serves as a resource to the clinical research staff, ensuring appropriate procedures, and explains policies and procedures; ensures that research projects are completed according to IRB and federal guidelines.
Develops and implements policies and procedures; provides comprehensive direction to clinical research personnel; may participate in the hiring, training, and evaluation of clinical research staff.
Provides Study Coordinator functions and performs all duties associated with the coordination and implementation of clinical research study/projects, data collection, and the management of data generated by study protocols.
Researches and recommends new methods and procedures to maintain standards and improve quality.
Bachelor of Science degree plus four years of clinical or research experience with at least one year of lead or supervisory experience included; eight years of relevant education and work experience may substitute for this requirement.
Clinical experience as a nurse, clinical pharmacist or respiratory therapist.
Experience with clinical studies that require FDA oversight.
Effective analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to communicate in oral and written form with all levels of personnel; ability to prioritize tasks in a diverse environment; must have demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
The hiring range for this position is $62,067 - $79,144 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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