Manager of Research - Congenital Heart

 
Position: Manager of Research - Congenital Heart

Job ID: 149936

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Congenital Heart Surgery Fund

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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Summary:

We are searching for a Research Manager — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll be responsible for the overall operation, leadership, direction, and administration of the research enterprise within Congenital Heart Surgery, including managing personnel, resources, regulatory issues, and grant and protocol submissions.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Promote research activity within Congenital Heart Surgery and across the Heart Center
  • Coordinate, plan, and develop research projects and funding proposals for Congenital Heart Surgery and the Heart Center
  • Manage fiscal accountability for research personnel, equipment, supplies and capital expenditures.
  • Provide leadership, education and direction to the medical staff, hospital leadership, and staff in the development of policies, procedures and plans necessary for the smooth execution of research studies.
  • Collaborate with Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH) departments and administrative staff with respect to grants and contracts, and research project budgeting.
  • Monitor and assure compliance with the Joint Commission, HIPAA, IRB and other regulatory agencies and policies.
  • Provide oversight for the clinical research support staff, i.e. research nurses, research assistants, postdoctoral associates, data collection staff, and other support staff to meet the needs of the CHS investigators
  • Coordinates research study activities including planning and development of Congenital Heart Surgery research projects
  • Manages fiscal accountability as evidenced by the appropriate management of resources, which includes personnel, equipment, supplies, and capital expenditures
  • Provides leadership, education, and direction to the medical staff, hospital leadership, and staff in the development of policies, procedures, and plans for the smooth execution of research studies
  • Collaborates with departments and administrative staff in regards to staff management, grants and contracts, and research project budgeting
  • Monitors and assures compliance with the Joint Commission, HIPAA, IRB, and other regulatory agencies and policies
  • Provides oversight for the clinical research support staff, i.e. research nurses, research assistants, postdoctoral associates, data collection staff, and other support staff to meet the needs of the CHS investigators
  • Ensures that research staff completes necessary training and certifications


Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in business administration, nursing, public health, or related field
  • 5 years of research experience with increasing responsibility
  • Knowledge of formulation of outcomes/research studies, analyses plans, and documentation
  • Understands the process for IRB approvals and the requirements of regulatory agencies as related to outcomes/research studies
  • Working knowledge of grant proposal preparation and development
  • Knows the principles of statistical analysis and epidemiology and statistical software for computing, i.e. Excel, SAS, Crystal
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and management skills
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt quickly to customer needs, requirements of the programs, and conflicting priorities

 



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