Administrative Director, Clinical Research

Northwell Health   •  

Manhasset, NY

Industry: Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 66 days ago

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Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Grant Management Activities -Oversees all phases of grants management including informational, financial and budgetary management; strategic and long-term planning; and oversight to support the daily research operational goals of the Department.
    • Identifies projects within the Department that are well suited for our patient population and faculty expertise.
    • Identifies granting agencies (government, industry, foundation, etc.) that could fund our research mission.
    • Works closely with faculty to encourage and prepare grant submissions for clinical research.
    • Prepares grant applications suitable for submission to these funding agencies.
    • Prepares submissions to the IRB and serves as the primary point of contact for the IRB for all matters relating to clinical research within the department.
    • Consults with the Grants Management Office for all applications and adheres to federal regulations, terms and conditions of awards, and institutional policies and procedures.
  • Research Development Activities -Plans, directs and coordinates program activities to ensure goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time-frames and the expectations of the funding agencies. Develops, implements and oversees all clinical trials including the development of final research protocols, data management and trial management plans.
    • Assists faculty and students with protocol development.
    • Facilitates communication between investigators and statisticians in order to obtain relevant research data.
    • Compiles research data, statistics, etc. and drafts/writes research articles for review.
    • Prepares research articles for submission to publications.
    • Establishes and ensures effective reporting and communications between program components, sites and teams.
    • Directs regularly scheduled reporting to program leadership, sponsors and program team.
    • Coordinates training, quality assurance and site evaluations.
    • Oversees program funding and ensures proper expenditure, tracking and reporting on financial status.
  • Operational Management – Collaborates with facility, department, and the Feinstein Institute leadership to develop, implement and monitor strategic plans and operational/financial performance including development, marketing, educational programs and relationships with external sponsors.
    • Works with administrative leadership, chair, physicians and other clinical personnel to develop, implement and oversee the clinical research programs within the Department.
    • Selects, develops, manages and evaluates the other members of the Clinical Trials team.
    • Ensures compliance with government laws and regulations and standards, rules and regulations of various accrediting and approving bodies.
    • Collaborates on Performance Improvement programs within Department and system hospitals.
    • Directs effective utilization of the department’s resources including staffing, space and budgets.
    • Monitors and is responsible for the budgetary performance of the clinical research components of the department and communicates the same to departmental administration.
    • Develops growth objectives, space allocation, procurement of equipment, data planning, and capital requirements.
    • Serves as a liaison with Administration in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating operations.
    • Assists in the preparation and monitoring of annual budgets – operational, personnel and capital.
  • Oversees scheduling (vacation, holidays) and ensures adequate coverage at all times. Performs related personnel functions.
  • Ensures staff members in clinical research divisions understand their roles and responsibilities. Supports continued growth of staff and offers opportunities for advancement.
  • Acts as a liaison between attending physicians and patients when needed.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, HealthCare Administration or a clinical or scientific discipline, required.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years progressively responsible clinical research experience, required. Senior level administrative experience, highly preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of clinical research operations and budget management, required.