The Research Manager provides overall coordination of the Research efforts for the Baptist Cancer Centers in the Memphis Metro market and Arkansas site(s) and multiple Principal Investigator's (PI's). The Research Manager supervises all Cancer Center Clinical Research staff for the Memphis Metro market and Arkansas site(s). The Research Manager works directly with Cancer Center Research Assistant Director, Director, P.I's and cancer center research and clinical staff to ensure that all clinical research personnel adhere to all internal and external regulatory agency policies, procedures, practices, and laws. The Research Manager also reviews all protocols to ensure that the appropriate resources and staffing are available. The Research Manager should have extensive experience in managing clinical research study activities and have a background that may include patient care, data management, and clinical research. The Research Manager should also have experience in data management with multiple different types of computer platforms. The Research Manager carries out broad assignments with minimal supervision. The Research Manager uses independent judgment and experience to solve all but the most complex problems. The Research Manager also hosts monthly meetings with site staff at each location to review research efforts. The manager also assists with scheduling monitoring visits or SIV's as needed. This position will also be involved and manage the IMPACT LLS grant and act as the liaison with Vanderbilt University.Responsibilities
Works with Cancer Center Clinical Research leadership to identify staffing needs. Assists in interviewing and selection of personnel.
Responsible for supervising clinical research personnel, including but not limited to, Clinical Research Nurses, non-Nurse Research Coordinators and Data Managers
Evaluates and counsels direct reports.Handles advanced discipline problems and mediates disputes among subordinates.
Completes performance appraisals for direct reports.
Coordinates and oversees workflow of direct reports, ensuring timely, efficient and accurate results.
Set standards and guidelines for clinical research coordinators.
Monitors certification records and schedules training for all clinical research coordinators in the department.Job Responsibilities Weight
May serve as first line of contact for study sponsors in determining PI interest in a study, as well as the site's ability to conduct the research.
Ensures that study personnel, including the PI, are appropriately trained in study conduct and participate in pre-study approval process.
Ensures that protocol-specific requirements for local logistics of study conduct are addressed prior to study initiation at each site.
Coordinates research objectives and efforts among multiple protocols
Ensures that all appropriate records are completed, maintained, and communicated.
Ensures proper collection and reporting of study data.
Directs support staff in the development of reports and query resolution.
May assist in preparing annual sponsor updates for protocols.
Communicates with PI to resolve protocol issues.
Facilitates interactions with the Clinical Trials Committee for scientific and logistical review of the study.
Determines scope of staffing support needed for each protocol and communicates that information to Cancer Center leadership.
Ensures that deadlines are met in a timely manner.
Coordinates all reporting mechanisms for IMPACT LLS grantRequirements, Preferences and Experience Description Minimum Requirement Preferred / Desired Experience
6 years' work related experience of which 4 years
must have been in Research or Clinical Research; one year experience as protocol lead
related to research activities
1 year supervisory or managerial
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or equivalent
Certification required: SOCRA (Society of Clinical
Research Associates), ACRP (Association of Clinical Research
Professionals) within 1 year of hire date.
Certifications- SOCRA (Society of Clinical Research
Associates), ACRP (Association of Clinical
Research Professionals), Collaborative Institutional
Training Initiative (CITI), HAZMAT, CCRP or
Computer literacy, good working knowledge of
Good Clinical Practice guidelines, IRB review and
Federal regulations. Must maintain appropriate
Professional competencies. Must have appropriate
Training in the protection of human subjects within
One month of hireLicensure
BLS, RNAbout Baptist Memorial Health Care
At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.At Baptist, We Offer:
- Competitive salaries
- Paid vacation/time off
- Continuing education opportunities
- Generous retirement plan
- Health insurance, including dental and vision
- Sick leave
- Service awards
- Free parking
- Short-term disability
- Life insurance
- Health care and dependent care spending accounts
- Education assistance/continuing education
- Employee referral program
Position: 17750 - Manager-Research RN
Facility: BMHCC Corporate Office
Department: BCRI Baptist Clinical Research
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Located in the Memphis metro area