Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana,
Internal Number: 304732
SURGERY-CHAIRMAN'S OFFICE (IN-SURC-IUINA)
The Department of Surgery is the third largest Department within Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM). We are committed to the education and development of excellent surgical clinicians, incorporating the skills, knowledge and competencies essential for providing a high standard of care to residents across the state of Indiana and beyond. Faculty educators in the Department of Surgery strive to advance surgical scientists and their research and aim to instill the leadership qualities that will empower graduates to excel in all practice settings.
As the nation's largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and well-being for all throughout the state of Indiana.
Provides the highest level of operational leadership and coordination of assigned clinical research staff members in the initiation, monitoring, completion and reporting of clinical studies.
Conducts a variety of personnel actions to include, but not limited to hiring, promotion, performance management, and dismissal.
Responsible for budgetary and fiscal management, quality assurance, data management, proper documentation and reporting, and compliance with various policies and regulations.
Serves as liaison between the research staff and the sponsors, collaborators, and regulatory agencies.
Provides highest level of operational leadership and coordination of assigned staff members for clinical research operations and activities; provides direction and guidance on high priority and/or complex clinical research projects/initiatives.
Conducts a variety of personnel actions to include, but not limited to hiring, training, promotion, performance management, and dismissal.
Develops and educates on departmental policies and procedures to ensure the efficient operation of both clinical trials and related patient care; establishes standard operating procedures for clinical research operations/activities and ensures compliance with all internal and external requirements of regulatory agencies.
Evaluates protocol, study design, and assesses risk to subject population. Manages staff assignments and allocation of clinical research resources, including determining staff and facility availability; assesses study population/availability; reviews and critically evaluates study contract(s)/letter(s) of agreement.
Prepares and negotiates budget; prepares payment schedule with sponsor(s); negotiates fees for associated services; manages study account(s) and ensures that expenditures do not exceed contracted amount and are appropriate/approved.
Oversees and establishes processes/procedures for the proper screening of study subjects; ensures that Informed Consent forms are explained to study participants and all required signatures are obtained prior to start of study.
Establishes, implements, and ensures quality assurance for clinical research operations; seeks peer-review for quality assurance practices that retrospectively evaluates accuracy and timeliness of study completion and/or identifies potential protocol violations.
Communicates with sponsors concerning progress of clinical research, budgetary updates, patient study-related problems or concerns, recruitment strategies and specific policies and procedures.
Acts as liaison between clinical research staff and study sponsors, IRB, federal, state and university officials and other regulatory agencies to maintain regular communication of costs, policy changes, fiscal requirements, and other regulatory issues.
Serves as representative and advisor for clinical research operations on appropriate university committees, work groups and task forces.
Researches and stays up-to-date with new research developments by attending continuing education meetings, lectures, training sessions and/or conferences.
EDUCATION / WORK EXPERIENCE
Master's degree plus 2 years in clinical research, including supervisory experience OR
Bachelor's degree in science or health-related field plus 4 years of experience in clinical research, including supervisory experience OR
Associate degree in Allied Health plus 5 years of experience in clinical research, including supervisory experience
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
ACRP or SOCRA clinical research certification upon date of hire
Registered Nurse with active licensure in the State of Indiana
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent collaboration and team building skills
Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback
Instills commitment to organizational goals
Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
Effective conflict management skills
Builds and manages effective teams
Working Conditions / Demands
The role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. The role frequently requires the ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively. The role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.