The mission of the Knight Clinical Research Management organization is to support the conduct of translational clinical research aimed at improving the lives of people and families with cancer by applying innovative strategies for cancer prevention, screening diagnosis and treatment. The support is provided through proactive, high quality and efficient study management in compliance with federal regulations and local policies and procedures. This fast-paced and highly intense research environment require management of complex clinical research studies involving a very vulnerable and sick population. This position is responsible for managing the research team in the overall conduct of clinical trials using Good Clinical Practice and for tracking and complying with clinical trial performance benchmarks, patient safety, staff development and training, and financial goals.
The Lymphoma Program of the Knight Cancer Institute is seeking a Clinical Research Manager. This program is driven by the work of 5 medical oncologists whose work seeks to improve the lives of patients with any type of lymphoma. This program is well-established and busy with trials ranging from First-in-human treatments to translational studies to gain a better understanding of cancer processes.
The Clinical Research Manager is responsible for direct oversight of all clinical research activities within their designated OHSU Knight Cancer Institute clinical research disease program. The responsibilities for this role include personnel management for 8-20 employees in the clinical research organization, management of finances associated with clinical research accounts and overall organization budget, and disease group program development in collaboration with disease site leaders and investigators. In support of these activities, the Clinical Research Manager is involved in continual process improvement to further the efficiency and effectiveness of the clinical research organization.
The Clinical Research Manager is responsible for creating a caring and compassionate patient focused experience and serves as a liaison between investigators and industry partners as well as other stakeholders within the institution.
Disease Group Program Development
Continuous Process Improvement
Willingness to assume responsibility for tasks that may be outside of the formal job description, including those perceived as belonging to “lower pay grades” to get the job done. Completes other duties as assigned to fulfill the Knight mission.
Contributes to positive work environment and provides leadership in encouraging such an environment by personal example; maintains the highest ethical standards according to OHSU Policy, including the
Code of Conduct; maintains strict confidentiality of all sensitive, confidential, and/or proprietary documents and information.
Education and experience:
Please be sure submit a cover letter and resume with your application.
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