$80K — $150K *
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Program Manager, Education and Training (Cancer Center)Job Profile Title
Manager Research Project CJob Description Summary
The Abramson Cancer Center (ACC) of the University of Pennsylvania is a world leader in developing and conducting innovative clinical trials for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. The ACC Clinical Research Unit (CRU) is instrumental in the development and implementation of cancer clinical trials that offer cutting-edge oncology treatments. The ACC CRU is currently comprised of 14 Research Teams that support disease/discipline specific cancer programs within the ACC, all reinforced by the ACC CRU Central Program that provides focused Operations, Regulatory, and Education & Quality Assurance infrastructure.Job Description
The Education & Training Program Manager (PM) will directly report to the ACC CRU Associate Director of Education and Quality Assurance. The successful candidate will work closely with the Associate Director and the Clinical Research Education and Training Specialist to develop, implement, and continually update an overarching training and orientation program for new CRU hires as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for current staff. He/she will be responsible for supporting, supervising, and mentoring the Clinical Research Education and Training Specialist. He/she will actively collaborate with Penn Medicine and University of Pennsylvania stakeholders to ensure all programs comply with current FDA and GCP standards while engaging CRU leaders in peer-to-peer collaborations. He/she will also lead and participate in widespread staff engagement activities.
The Education & Training PM will establish and oversee a comprehensive training program for new and current staff including Physician Investigators, Central and Research Team Program Managers, Clinical Research Nurses, Research Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Research Coordinators, Regulatory Coordinators, Biospecimen Coordinators, and Research Assistants. These programs will prepare staff to independently manage and oversee Phase I – IV complex clinical trials including, but not limited to, consenting, eligibility, screening, enrollment, managing participant treatment, proper documentation including collecting and reporting research data, reporting serious adverse events, and ensuring adherence to protocol requirements.
The successful candidate will manage the Orientation Program for all new ACC CRU staff and supervise the Clinical Research Education and Training Specialist as he/she implements the current Education and Training onboarding and orientation program. This program includes Clinical Research Education Week (CREW), Practical Application of Research Competencies (PARC), one-on-one training sessions supported by the current electronic infrastructure, providing new staff and supervisors with organized and easily accessible training materials, tracking new staff progress for Research Team Program Managers, and timely communication of significant challenges encountered by new hires, therefore providing transparency into all aspects of the onboarding and orientation
Effective problem solving abilities; effective communication and writing skills; strong organizational and time management skills; flexible and able to multi-task; demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently; knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations.
Master’s degree and 5-7 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. MSN preferred. Oncology clinical research experience preferred.
Valid through: 11/2/2021
$100K — $150K *
9 days ago
$80K — $100K *
10 days ago