HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Research Manager Colorado Blood Cancer Institute in Denver, Colorado

Welcome to the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute (CBCI) , a part of the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center. Our specially trained hematologists are committed to advancing science and care for patients with blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Having performed more than 3,000 transplants, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute is the largest and most experienced full-service blood and marrow (stem cell) transplant program in Colorado and among the top programs in the country. CBCI is accredited by the Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapies (FACT), the global standard for top quality patient care in cellular therapies. We work closely with our physician colleagues from New Mexico to Montana to provide patients with nationally recognized care and access to the most innovative clinical trials.





Summary of Key Responsibilities:This position is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the facility’s research program, including, but not limited to, fiscal management, study and site operations, and oversight of day to day operations. When the need arises, will perform other duties as assigned.



Duties and Responsibilities: Duties include but are not limited to: * Oversees clinical trial-related activities completed/performed by the research staff to ensure completeness and accuracy as well as adherence to federal and state guidelines. * Problem solves clinical situations along with the research staff and the management team as they arise. * Assesses the organizational processes associated with trial execution and identifies ways to improve and streamline internal procedures. * Motivates and aids in the development of research staff. * Plans, facilitates, and presents trial management issues and data status updates at internal and external meetings. * Provides oversight, leadership, and direction in the management and execution of trials. * Assesses quality of data and performance of clinical trials and develops action plans to address performance gaps. * Manages, monitors, and operates within allowed budget. * Responsible for review of all program billing outcomes and for working with billing staff and Sarah Cannon in addressing issues impacting financial outcomes and patient billing experience. * Works to ensure successful implementation of the EMR and optimization of clinic processes related to OncoEMR implementation to support clinic outcomes and patient experience. * Promotes communication and accountability between staff and physicians. * Monitors billing colleagues and services, provides financial reports and completes financial analysis to determine areas for improvement in financial outcomes. * Maintains competency and enhances professional growth and development through continuing education, conferences, and seminars. * Attends and updates all mandatory training. * Enhances operational effectiveness, emphasizing cost containment without jeopardizing innovation of quality of care. * Assesses organizational processes associated with trial execution and identifies ways to improve and streamline internal procedures. * Oversee all aspects of patient treatment associated with trial execution, including enrollment, patient consent, lab work, data entry, and drug storage/distribution. * Report on key metrics and milestones at regular intervals during appropriate meetings * Establishes and maintains relationships with other department leaders. * Keeps executive team abreast of issues, progress, and risks related to trial operations and the overall clinic. * Meets frequently with all investigators. * Conducts regular departmental and staff meetings. * Attends and participates in meetings with management to evaluate and improve any process and communication, as needed. * Assists in developing and executing internal and external strategies. * Responsible for the recruitment, hiring, training, development, and termination of colleagues, as necessary. * Facilitates problem solving and improve processes aligned with executive strategies. * Monitors industry trends and participates in educational activities as directed. * Ensures alignment with the goals of both Sarah Cannon and P/SL. * Ensures internal processes and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are updated according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines and ensure internal Quality Assurance standards and practices are in place.

Knowledge: * Clinical, operational workflows in the outpatient setting * Clinical research processes * FDA Code of Federal Regulations and GCP * Sarah Cannon organizational policies, standard operating procedures and systems Skills: * Strong critical thinking and organizational skills * Skilled in use of Excel and PowerPoint Abilities: * Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members. * Ability to manage a team and work with others to ensure quality patient care. * Work independently and multi-task in a fast-paced environment * Interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. * Ability to manage, organize, prioritize, and make decisions Education: Bachelor Degree Required

Experience: * At least three years of blood cancer/BMT experience * At least three years of management experience Certification or License: Research Certification (ACRP or CCRP) preferred RN preferred

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Research Manager Colorado Blood Cancer Institute

Location: Colorado-Denver-Denver Drug Development Unit

Requisition ID: 03058-5332