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UCF Lake Nona Medical Center

Manager of Clinical Research Operations

Orlando, FL, United States
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only
Directors and Managers   Job ID: 54029
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Are you passionate about the patient experience? At Sarah Cannon, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a Manager of Clinical Research Operations today at our Lake Nona Early Phase Oncology Drug Development Unit (DDU).


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At our Lake Nona DDU we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

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Come join our team as the Manager of Clinical Research Operations. We care for our community! Just last year, Sarah Cannon, HCA Healthcare,  and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As the Manager of Clinical Research Operations at our new DDU, you are responsible for operational oversight of the assigned clinic, including but not limited study and site operations, fiscal management and personnel management
You are also responsible for establishing and building effective relationships with leadership and colleagues at Sarah Cannon, Florida Cancer Specialists (FCS) and local hospitals, principal and sub-investigators, study teams, sponsors and other internal and external groups

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Document the duties and responsibilities that account for at least five percent of the incumbent’s time or are critical to the successful performance of the job. List duties and responsibilities in the order of criticality or those that require the most time.
  • You will supervise the following titles: Research Nurse, Clinic Nurse, CTS, DC, Lab Tech, Pharmacist
  • You will assist with all activities related to opening new early phase oncology clinic including but not limited to implementation of organizational processes, building and maintaining strong external and internal relationships, creating and implementing SOPs and Work Instructions, hiring and onboarding new staff, ensuring appropriate equipment and adequate supplies are available
  • You will plan, resource and track oversight of all study operations / clinical trial activity from study start-up to close out ensuring study activities are completed / performed by the research staff to assure completeness and accuracy, as well as adherence to federal and state guidelines.
  • You will assess quality of data and performance of clinical trials and develop action plans to address any gaps
  • You are responsible for goal setting, performance management, education and training of early phase study team ensuring alignment with the goals of Sarah Cannon and FCS.
  • You will establish and maintain relationships with departmental leaders, and facilitate effective teamwork and communication among Sarah Cannon study team and FCS clinic team
  • You will review proposed trial budgets and assess trial feasibility and data requirements prior to trial initiation and on an ongoing basis
  • You will manage, monitor and operate within allowed budget
  • You will review all program billing outcomes, working with FCS, and Sarah Cannon billing staff in addressing issues impacting financial outcomes and patient billing experience
  • You will serve as point person to provide updates on key metrics and milestones at regular intervals
  • You will identify and present project related issues and facilitate problem solving in the resolution of identified issues; escalating issues when necessary to ensure timely resolution
  • You will assist in developing and executing internal and external strategies

What qualifications you will need:
  • Associate Degree (Bachelor's Degree Preferred)
  • Prefer 3+ yrs relevant experience
  • Prefer RN licensure
  • Prefer Certification in Oncology Nursing (OCN), ACRP or SoCRA

Sarah Cannon is the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare. We offer integrated cancer services with easy access to cutting-edge therapies for communities across the United States and United Kingdom. Sarah Cannon’s cancer programs include individualized patient navigation. Our nurses are oncology-trained. More than 1,200 stem cell transplants are performed yearly within the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network. Through its services, Sarah Cannon provides state-of-the-art cancer care for hundreds of thousands of patients. Our cancer experts are collaborating and sharing best practices. We address every aspect of the cancer journey, from screening and diagnosis through treatment and survivorship.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Manager of Clinical Research Operations opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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