Clinical Research Supervisor - Department of Pediatrics
LocationNew York, NY
DeptResearch - Clinical
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At MSK, we’re running one of the largest clinical trials programs for cancer in the country. In the Department of Pediatrics, we are dedicated to developing safer and more-effective therapies to control and cure childhood cancers so our patients can return to their daily activities as quickly as possible.
We are seeking a Clinical Research Supervisor (CRS) to join our dynamic team in the Bone Marrow Transplant service in the Department of Pediatrics. In this role, you will supervise the day-to-day activities of 7 Clinical Research Coordinators (CRCs) to ensure efficient and effective operations. You will be responsible for data management activities and for data integrity associated with clinical research. Also, you will have the opportunity to participate in special projects and task forces as determined by management.
The Clinical Research Supervisor will manage several research protocols, including investigator initiative trials, industry-sponsored studies, as well as bio-specimen protocols.
- Staff Management and Development - You will participate in the orientation, training and supervision of Clinical Research Coordinators; participate in facilitating departmental trainings; align staff and resources with appropriate protocols and research needs; and maintain workflow consistency amongst staff with standardized processes.
- Operation Management - You will ensure that workflow is managed and monitored to meet departmental and service needs; assist the Clinical Research Manager (CRM) with protocol activation, especially with start-up activities; monitor research portfolio for workload by appropriately managing and identifying service needs.
- Quality Assurance - You will perform regular audits to ensure that the data collected is complete and accurate, and to ensure that the research project is carried out as planned. You will also participate in the Institutional quality assurance audits.
- Regulatory Compliance - You will ensures that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the course of a research project, database, or protocol. Also, you will ensure that research protocols are approved by the Institutional Review Board/Privacy Board (IRB/PB) and followed as written.
- Data collection - You will utilizes appropriate methodologies to collect patient/human subject information for research projects, databases, and/or protocols.
- Data reporting - You will generate reports to all necessary parties (institutional and federal) on the progress of the research project, database, or protocol. You will prepare data for analysis, monitoring visits and audits.
- Clinical Research Billing Management - You will implement Principal Investigator's decisions regarding Patient-Care Costs (both billable and non-billable), and ensures that research non-billable services are not billed to patients/human subjects or insurers. Also, you will assist manager with billing reconciliation.
- Special Projects - You will participate or coordinate on both interdepartmental and intra-departmental organization-wide research projects as requested. You will provide leadership, organizational, creative, or clerical support to established and new research initiatives.
- Effective at building formal and informal networks inside and outside the organization to further departmental and institutional goals.
- Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
- A good decision-maker, with shown success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
- Eager to foster talent and support people in meeting their career goals and the organization's goals.
- At least 3 years of relevant (clinical research) experience, or as determined by hiring manager.
- At least one year of supervisory experience strongly preferred.
- Experience with Industrial protocols strongly preferred.
- Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the regulations pertaining to human subject protection (including 21 CFR and 45 CFR 46 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is critical.
- Strong time management/project management skills.
- Knowledge of oncology-specific terminology is helpful.
- Experience in the use of various electronic data management systems. Strong Data management skills, including database design preferred.
- Basic knowledge of Microsoft suite (PowerPoint, Word, Access, Excel) and Teamshare.
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New York, NY
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