Erlanger Health System, affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, is seeking a Director of Clinical Research Operations. This role is pivotal to the success of the research enterprise. The Director will be responsible for the day to day operations providing general oversight, management and leadership for institutional research studies and multi-site research projects. In addition, the director will:
Provide oversight for development and implementation of new research projects.
Assure that good research practices are followed in the conduct of specific research projects.
Possess in-depth knowledge of federal regulations and guidance documents for the conduct of research.
Implement all aspects of focused research study protocols.
Assure compliance with protocol and regulatory requirements by having mechanisms in place for quality assurance and through the management of research staff and studies.
Proven leadership skills to mentor and develop a young and talented team.
Promote positive physician engagement and help develop physicians as researchers.
Experience with OnCore and Epic is preferred.
Ability to allocate budget and personnel resources to projects and trials.
Bachelor's Degree in Research Administration, Nursing or Healthcare related field.
At least 7 years of experience in clinical research, clinical trial management, and/or clinical operations software systems plus experience in an academic setting.
Erlanger Health System is a non-profit, academic teaching center affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. Erlanger is also a Level-One Trauma Center for adults and the only provider of tertiary care services for the citizens of an entire four-state region, encompassing southeast Tennessee, north Georgia, north Alabama and western North Carolina. With a history that dates back more than a century, Erlanger is recognized as one of the nation's finest public hospitals and a leader in healthcare. Each year, more than a quarter of a million people are treated by the team of healthcare professionals who are part of Erlanger.