Arkansas Children's Director Clinical Research Operations in Little Rock, Arkansas
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CC033050 Pediatric Clinical Research Unit
Develops, oversees, and ensures strategic growth of a large, multidisciplinary clinical research organization which includes operational clinical research services (feasibility, study start-up, budget development and negotiation, regulatory, clinical research coordination, research nursing support, invoicing and close-out) and the growth and maintenance of the clinical research infrastructure (including Clinical Trial Management System implementation and maintenance) for the organization. The Director is responsible for developing and overseeing organizational strategy and goals, providing strategic leadership, building and modeling a high-performance culture with strong engagement within sub-departments. Intermediary between the sponsor, study PI and ACRI contracts office to ensure legal documents are processed.
OnCore experience preferred
Master’s degree; or equivalent combination of education with experience
Required Work Experience:
Related Field - 7 years with 5 years of leadership experience
Recommended Work Experience:
Certified Clinical Reseach Coordinator (CCRC) - Academy of Clinical Research Professionals, RN License (AR or Compact State) - Arkansas State Board of Nursing (ASBN)
Leads a multidisciplinary clinical research organization, partnering closely with both internal and external investigators and institutional leaders.
Oversees sub-departments including but not limited to: clinical research coordination and services, regulatory affairs, budget development and negotiation, research nursing and clinical research management tools/systems.
Utilizes knowledge of federal regulations and the legal and regulatory environment governing academic and/or clinical research administration to guide the execution of high quality, safe, efficient and effective clinical research, with a strong focus on customer service, regulatory compliance, transparency and commitment to programmatic excellence and ongoing evaluation.
Responsible for attracting sponsors and connecting them with potential researchers, promoting the Clinical Research Operations Services to the community of industry sponsors, and assist researchers in securing funding sources.
Engages and collaborates with leaders across the organization, campus and partnering organizations to advance and improve clinical research operations.
Develops a high-performing management team and oversees recruitment, training, management and evaluation of all personnel, with a focus on building a high-performing, transparent and inclusive culture with strong employee engagement.
Works in partnership with other departments and divisions to oversee hospital-wide research feasibility and start-up process, ensuring that research conducted at the institution meets regulatory, financial and legal requirements.
Liaison between UAMS, ACRI, ACH and study sponsors.
Responsible for ensuring the clinicaltrials.gov site is up to date and current.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Arkansas Children’s (https://www.archildrens.org/contentpage.aspx?nd=919) is the only hospital system in the state dedicated to caring for children, which enables us to uniquely shape the landscape of pediatric care in Arkansas.
Arkansas Children’s is driven by four core values—safety, teamwork, compassion and excellence—which inform every action.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital has received Magnet Status (http://www.archildrens.org/contentpage.aspx?nd=2489) from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), for nursing excellence and patient outcomes. And we are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report (https://www.archildrens.org/health-and-wellness/news/news-story?news=123) for Cancer, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology & Lung Surgery and Urology.
For more than a century, Arkansas Children’s has met the unique needs of children. But we’re more than just a hospital treating sick kids—our services include two hospitals, a pediatric research institute, foundation, clinics, education and outreach, all with an unyielding commitment to making children better today and healthier tomorrow.
Arkansas Children’s Little Rock campus includes a 336-bed hospital with the state’s only pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center, burn center, Level 4 neonatal intensive care and pediatric intensive care, as well as a nationally-recognized transport service. And Arkansas Children’s Northwest (http://www.archildrens.org/contentpage.aspx?nd=3691) provides inpatient and emergency care, clinic rooms and diagnostic services to children in that corner of the state.
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