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 Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Under the joint direction of the Division of Oncology’s Director of Clinical Research and its Medical Director, this position is responsible to provide leadership in the Oncology clinical research enterprise to facilitate and ensure the safe, efficient and effective conduct of clinical trials. Components of the leadership include strategic planning, operations, fiscal and managerial administration of the clinical research facilities/operations, and human resources support.� This includes but is not limited to the supervision of administrative support for the clinical research programs.� In concert with the Director and other Associate Directors, this position is the clinical research administrative leader for the Division. This position reports directly to the Director and will work closely and collaboratively with the clinical leaders in Oncology, Siteman Caner Center, BJH Cancer Services to administer an integrated research and clinical oncology program at WUSM and Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH).
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Leadership Functions
S/he is the leader of a team dedicated to working collaboratively with physicians, nurse coordinators/managers, treatment room nurses, Clinical Research Coordinators, Investigational Drug Service Pharmacists and the EPIC (Beacon/Willow) build team in support of Oncology clinical trials conducted on an inpatient or outpatient basis. The position has the primary responsibility for the therapeutic clinical research content development of all therapeutic/interventional protocols that will guide Willow and Beacon build as part of the EPIC Electronic Health Record.This individual will bring expertise to the coordination and completion of complex electronic order-set builds to support the day-to-day clinical research operations. The incumbent will be expected to demonstrate behavioral skills that contribute to a productive work environment and provide excellent customer service to the research.
Forges, maintains, and sustains successful, productive relationships with partners within WUSM (CSS, HRPO, Radiation Oncology,and Surgical Oncology, etc.) and external partners (NIH, DoD, Pharma sponsors, CROs, etc.).
Prepares and presents periodic and special reports on clinical research-related activities.
2. Finance and Administration
Oversees the operations of the clinical research components of the Division of Oncology, and collaborates with the various other basic/clinical/translational groups; oversees collection of all data essential for ongoing Oncology monitoring and reporting, including collection of data for grants, contracts, publications, collaborations, research development funds, shared resource use, and membership.
With the Director, oversees the related electronic data systems, including the integration between EPIC and the OnCore Clinical Trials Management System Database, which collects clinical study data, grant, publication, collaboration, research development, and shared resource information.
Finance and Strategic Plans
Oversees all protocol development, data management services, and regulatory functions, audits preparation and quality assurance reviews, develops new tools to enhance work efficiency and effectiveness, facilitates accrual to high-priority research studies, and ensures institutional coordination for all studies.
Serves as a key team partner in the production of a strategic plan and assists in the preparation of the annual budget for research programs.
Works to develop strategies for staff development and retention, as well as structuring or restructuring of positions as appropriate; oversees the development and implementation of the training and orientation programs for new staff.
Bachelor’s degree in relate field, or RN, minimum of 8 years of experience in clinical research.
BSN and a Current RN License, OCN license preferred, OR be a Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS Pharmacy Degree or PharmD preferred. However, experienced clinical research professionals with other backgrounds will also be considered.
5 Years of experience as an RN, Advanced Practice Nurse, or Pharmacist working in an academic environment preferred, or equivalent combination of education and clinical research experience.
Familiarity with EPIC and the delivery of care within the EPIC environment.
Self-starter with formidable project management and organizational skills, outstanding verbal communication skills on an individual and group basis, a high energy level, a pro-active approach to task completion and problem resolution, excellent writing skills, strong computer skills, and a highly professional appearance and demeanor with a demonstrated ability to interact with physicians.
Able to effectively multi-task and manage multiple, complex projects on schedule.
Ability to review project deliverables for completeness, quality and compliance with established project standards.
Able to successfully negotiate and collaborate with others of different skill sets, backgrounds and levels within and external to the organization.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Master’s degree preferred; experience in academic research administration.
EPIC certification, preferably in both Beacon and Willow.
EPIC Beacon Build experience, preferably at least 1 year.
A successful track record of leadership in a complex matrix managed environment.
Outstanding interpersonal and political skills with proven evidence of working effectively both internally and externally with a wide variety of constituents.
Executive-level project, strategic planning expertise, academic medicine and advanced financial skills.
A thorough understanding of the different components required in a clinical and research operation.
Demonstrated experience pulling together a high-performing administrative and/or research team and developing the skills and ideas of staff and faculty.
Familiarity with funding agencies and all aspects of academic grant management, including accurate reporting of data and compliance with requirements of government agencies, industry, and private donors.
A significant interest in multi-disciplinary research, training, and clinical missions of Siteman Cancer Center at BJH and WUSM, with an authentic aspiration to support those missions through providing of a first-rate administrative and business services.
The hiring range for this position is $77,314 - $102,440 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G15.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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