The Director of Oncology Clinical Trials is a critical component of the clinical research enterprise and the growth of knowledge developed from such research, and is responsible for managing the clinical trial process, staff, and growth by implementing effective strategies for oncology research within SLUHN. The Director of Oncology Clinical Trials is responsible for managing and coordinating the daily operations of cancer research in collaboration with Cancer Center leadership and the Senior Network Director of Clinical Trials and Research.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Responsible for the clinical research operation under the direction of the Senior Network Director of Clinical Trials and Research, with overall responsibility for ensuring all clinical trials are conducted in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations, including GCP and IRB requirements.Develop personnel and workforce to ensure adequate staffing and coverage. Responsible for oversight and management of Research Nurses, Clinical Research Coordinators, and Research Associates, including hiring, training, disciplinary action, and evaluations, as well as overall workload assessment and management.Responsible for the recruitment and oversight of staff, and develop a program specific to the on-boarding and orientation processResponsible for the annual performance evaluations and competency assessments of research staff, as well as ensures that staff has completed mandatory training in a timely manner.Promotes growth and ensures operational profitability; develops and maintains a productive relationship with representatives from the industry and clinical research organizations, as well as physicians and other clinicians within SLUHN.Independent responsibility for clinical trials management, strategic planning and business development, and operations management to ensure the efficient and effective conduct of clinical trials.Serve as the institutional administrator for CTSU and NCTN, keeping abreast of new processes and requirements as they pertain to NCI NCTN studies.Lead strategy toward attainment of NCORP status, identifying requirements, partnerships, and resource needs to support successful initial grant submission and ongoing renewals.Feasibility review of new protocols for enrollment and operational needs, with continuous monitoring and tracking of progress and obstacles during the conduct of each clinical trial, responding to day-to-day problems.Collaborates with the Research Administration and Regulatory staff to fulfill institutional, state, and federal requirements governing clinical trials.EDUCATION:Bachelor's degree required. Registered Professional Nurse (RN, BSN or MSN) or Master's degree highly preferred. A minimum of 5 years direct experience in Oncology Clinical Trials required, with at least 2 years of leadership and management experience. Professional certification from a recognized research organization (ACRP or SoCRA) highly preferred, and required within 1 year of employment.About Aerotek:Our people are everything. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek® Inc. has distinguished itself as a leader in recruiting and staffing services, by having a deep understanding of the intersection of talent and business. As a strategic partner to more than 17,000 clients and 300,000 contract employees every year, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantages for its clients and rewarding careers for its contract employees. Headquartered in Hanover, Md., Aerotek operates a network of over 230 non-franchised offices with more than 6,000 internal employees dedicated to serving our customers. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider. To learn more, visit aerotek.com.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.
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