Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN seeks a Research Programs Manager to serve as a program manager for clinical research studies. Assist in the development of recruitment goals. Participate in the clinical study budget development and negotiation process. Supervise a team of clinical research staff, including nurses and coordinators. Communicate performance expectations. Conduct performance evaluations. Monitor quality assurance standards, programs, and procedures within the team. Manage the components of a clinical research program(s). Design, develop, and revise standards, utilizing community and national standards, research findings, and bench marking data. Define and achieve financial targets for the unit/area, consistent with the departmental financial plan. Develop clinical study budgets and negotiate with sponsors as well as internal departments. Report findings that occur as part of the audit process and incidental discoveries to the director/administrator for auditing, correction and/or educational purposes.
Requirements: Master's degree in Biology, Psychology, Sociology or a related Science or Public Health field (or foreign equivalent) required. Three years of experience in research, project management, biostatistics and database management required. Experience must include research experience in health services and grant experience. Will be required to supervise 3 clinical trial associates.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.