Position SummaryArizona Oncology Associates is looking for a Clinical Research Manager. Come and join a team where you will have the opportunity to have a positive impact on cancer patients
As the largest cancer practice in Arizona, we are proud to provide advanced and compassionate Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology and Hematologic services. Our physicians and staff incorporate a multidisciplinary, personalized approach to treatment to enhance the patient experience by providing complete care in convenient, community-based locations.
We are proud to provide patients with access to the latest treatments, state-of-the-art technology, and an extensive research program. We believe it is beneficial to patients' that these therapies are provided in a community setting, because it allows you to remain close to home and to your support system. Arizona Oncology physicians are supported by talented clinical staff that are sensitive to the needs of cancer patients and their caregivers.
The ideal candidate will have the following background and experience:
Bachelors degree in a clinical or scientific related discipline desired, Bachelors degree in nursing preferred.
Minimum of 7 years clinical nursing experience or scientific related discipline required, preferably in oncology
Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience preferred, experience in clinical research preferred
If required for state of practice, current licensure as a registered nurse (RN)
SoCRA or ARCP certification preferred
Specialized Knowledge/Skills -
Excellent communication skills, strong ability to multitask
Strong interpersonal skills
Must be able to work in a fast paced constantly changing environment
Knowledge and proficiency in all basic computer programs, windows, excel etc. Special knowledge of GCP and ICH guidelines
Specific knowledge of all aspects of clinical research - ability to read, analyze and interpret technical items such as protocols, informed consent documents, and regulatory documents, ability to solve problems and implement solutions
Knowledge of medical terminology, nursing assessment, clinical medicine, diagnostic tests, radiology, pathology, pharmacology, hematology, oncology as it relates to clinical trails
Basic knowledge of financial management to include budgeting and contracting, understanding of site financials including revenue cycle
50-75% Travel is required
This is a mid-level exempt management position
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Manages clinical research program and operations in accordance with USOR SOP and ICH GCP guidelines. Responsible for ensuring at the administrative level that all research activities are coordinated with affected departments within the practice.
Coaches and develops staff. Responsible for recruitment, interviewing, recommending hires, assessing performance, recommending salary changes, and progressive discipline. Enforces adherence to company policies.
Develops research accountability standards, metrics, and reports and identifies areas for improvement. Implement action plans designed to improve practice research operations and quality assurance functions.
Collaborates with practice management staff in the development and implementation of research budget that includes accrual targets and financial objectives. Develops accountability standard to ensure that targets and budgets are achieved.
Collaborates with the SRL, physicians of the practice, research committee, and other research management in the process of study selection for the research program.
Responsible to promote or market research program to the practice, community and referring physicians.
Responsible for coordinating research activities with other (non-USOR) bases or sponsors
United in Healing with The US Oncology Network
Arizona Oncology is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks focused on advancing cancer care in America. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, Arizona Oncology is united with more than 1,000 physicians and 10,000 cancer professionals nationwide.
Ready For Your Next Career Challenge? We'd Love to Hear from You!
If you possess the above qualifications and a desire to make a difference, we invite you to submit your resume and apply. In addition to a great career opportunity, we offer excellent benefits, a team environment, professional development, and the chance to be part of a nationwide network dedicated to fight the war against cancer.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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