Director of Research Operations HAL

US Oncology   •  

Baltimore, MD

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers

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8 - 10 years

Posted 53 days ago

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Company Overview


As the largest cancer practice in Arizona, we are proud to provide advanced and compassionate Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, Urology 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.

  • The ideal candidate will have the following background and experience:
  • Bachelor degree in a clinical or scientific related discipline required.
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in clinical research, preferably in oncology required.
  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in a clinical research setting is preferred.
  • Current licensure as a registered nurse in the state of practice for RN's.
  • Position is considering all levels of experience

  • ScopeThis is a senior-level exempt management position- Works collaboratively with the ED and Principal Investigators providing strategic oversight of the research program. Develops, directs, implements and evaluates research strategies while coordinating with other departments within the organization that impact all aspects of the clinical trial. Functioning at a highly strategic level, provides leadership and guidance in the development of new processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness of organizational strategic outcomes for clinical trials resulting in the success of the research program. Provides oversight of research processes, SOPs and policies. Responsibilities include overseeing the financial matters of the department, supervising research staff, training and mentoring, providing or facilitating research continuing education activities, and engaging staff in research initiatives and activities. Ensures site research quality by practicing in compliance with US Oncology Research, Inc. (USOR) Standard Operating Procedures(SOP), principles of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities Works collaboratively with the Executive Director and Principal Investigators providing strategic oversight of the research program. Develops, directs, implements and evaluates research strategies while coordinating with other departments within the organization that impact all aspects of the clinical trial. Oversees Network research program operations and all research staff to ensure that Network research site and locations are in compliance with USOR SOP and ICH GCP guidelines.
  • Coordinates the preparation and implementation of a Network research budget and financial reporting system, to include all sites and locations of research. Collaborates with senior management in the development of accrual targets and financial objectives. Develops accountability standards for all locations to ensure that accrual targets and financial objectives are achieved. Prepares research financial reports for the Executive director, Finance manager, Joint policy board, and executive committee.
  • Functioning at a highly strategic level, provides leadership and guidance in the development of new processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness of organizational strategic outcomes for clinical trials resulting in the success of the research program.
  • Functions as a liaison between corporate research operations, research committees, and practice research sites to communicate research initiatives, opportunities and issues.
  • Provides oversight of research processes, SOPs and policies. Responsibilities include supervising research staff, training and mentoring, providing or facilitating research continuing education activities, and engaging staff in research initiatives and activities. Responsible for encouraging and maintaining research focus for practice working with physicians and leadership to grow and maintain the research program.
  • 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.
  • Travel 50%