Are you looking for a career and not just a job in the Medical field? Virginia Cancer Specialists, an affiliate of McKesson Specialty Health and US Oncology, a leader in Cancer care, is seeking a Full Time Clinical Research Director for our Fairfax Office.
Collaborates with site research leaders, researches quality and compliance group, and research operations to ensure the development and implementation of actions plans designed to improve practice based research operations and quality assurance functions. Oversees and ensures that each Network research site and locations is in compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations, International Conference of Harmonization of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceutical for Human Use (ICH) and US Oncology standard operating procedures. Responsible for recruitment and retention of practice based research staff. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -Oversees and ensures that each Network research site and locations is in compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations, International Conference of Harmonization of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceutical for Human Use (ICH) and US Oncology standard operating procedures. -Coordinates the preparation and implementation of a Network research budget and financial reporting system. -Collaborates with Practice Administrator and Managers in the development of budgets that include accrual targets and financial objectives for each network research site; develops accountability standards for each network research site to ensure that accrual targets and financial budgets are achieved. -Prepares research financial reports for the Executive Director, Finance Manager, Joint Policy Board (JPB) and Executive Committee. -Collaborates with Practice Administrators and Managers to Facilitates semi-annual meetings between JPB and Corporate Research Operations. Coordinates the negotiation and resolution of study specific contracts and budgets. -Collaborates with site research leaders, researches quality and compliance group, and research operations to ensure the development and implementation of actions plans designed to improve practice based research operations and quality assurance functions. -Ensures that each practice maintains a research based orientation and training program for appropriate physician and staff. Implements an education tracking system to document physician and staff research education and training. Responsible for recruitment and retention of practice based research staff. Implements and follows a research-staffing model at all network research sites. Develops and coordinates formal management programs for Network Research Operations. -Functions as a liaison between corporate research operations, Chairman of Network Research Committee and practice research sites to communicate research initiatives, opportunities and issues. -Oversees the regulatory processes for practice research sites and ensures proper compliance with US Oncology as well as regulatory standard operating practices and IRB submissions and documentation?s of IRB communications. -Coordinates all research site qualification efforts and ensures ongoing adherence to the US Oncology Research site qualification criteria. -Responsible for continued marketing and development of US Oncology?s research program to increase protocol selection. Supervises all research staff to include clinical research coordinators and research data managers.
Bachelor degree in Nursing, Life Science, or a Clinical Discipline with a minimum of seven years experience in clinical research, preferably in oncology with recent chemotherapy administration and research data management experience. Minimum of five years of supervisory experience is a clinical research setting is preferred. Current licensure as a registered nurse in state of practice is preferred but not required. Current BLCS or ACLS certification required. SoCRA or ACP certification preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment. Work will require occasional travel by automobile, up to 30% of time on average.
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The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
*HEC The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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About New York Oncology Hematology
New York Oncology Hematology (NYOH) is the leading provider of community-based cancer care and blood disorder services. With seven convenient locations in Albany, Amsterdam, Clifton Park in Saratoga County, Hudson, Rexford and Troy, our team of 32 physicians and 350 cancer care specialists see more than 100,000 cancer visits a year.
NYOH has always been at the forefront of cancer care. More than 30 years ago, we began as the region’s first oncology practice in a community setting (outside a hospital). A few years later, we offered the first radiation treatment outside a hospital setting.
Today, we continue our commitment of providing world class care, close to home. We offer the region’s largest clinical research and drug trial operation, only stem cell transplant program and only neuro-oncology care. We recently brought the first Varian Truebeam Radiotherapy System to our new practice: Clifton Park in Saratoga County.
Our medical staff includes 32 board certified physicians who specialize in the care of patients with cancer (medical oncology and radiation oncology) and blood-related disorders (hematology). With a patient care team of more than 350 oncology certified nurse...s, pharmacists, laboratory technologists, radiation therapists and support personnel, we are able to provide the personal level of care our patients need during treatment.