We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a
Clinical Research Center Manager!
The Clinical Research Center Manager (CM) manages the daily operations of a clinical research center and is responsible for all clinical study activities conducted at the site. The responsibilities of the CM include, but are not limited to this description.
Manage day-to-day activities of clinical site
Oversee operations with a focus on quality
Instill a sense of teamwork and commitment to achieving site & corporate goals
Conduct initial feasibility analysis of potential protocols
Assess recruitment plans & lead staff to successful implementation
Review IRB submissions as necessary to ensure accurate and complete submission
Manage site expenses and budgets
Ensure research facility is organized for efficient operation and positive workflow
Maintain sufficient number of high quality personnel by hiring in accordance with established job descriptions
Delegate staff study assignments, ensure appropriate workloads and implement back-up plans as needed
Maintain up-to-date documentation of staff credentials and training
Conduct six-month probationary and annual reviews for staff members
Recruit and train community physician investigators as required
Attend Optimal Research management meetings
Maintain positive relationships with current investigators
Ensure investigator CV's are up-to-date
Maintain effective communication with Sponsors/CRO's, IRB's, study subjects and site staff
Organize site layout to facilitate accurate data collection, recordkeeping and regulatory documentation
Conduct quality assurance reviews on each CRC according to Optimal Research Quality Assurance SOP
Act as a Clinical Research Coordinator and carry out all coordinator tasks including clinical skills such as Vitals Signs, ECGs, Lab collection, processing and shipping.
We have positions in both our Rockville, MD & Austin, TX offices!
Education Experience / Certifications
Bachelor degree in a health related or science field with 5 years of clinical research experience or Master degree with 2 years of clinical research experience or equivalent life experience
Have documented training & experience in GCP/ICH guidelines
Demonstrate leadership and management capabilities
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Computer skills with desktop and internet based software
Relocation assistance is available to eligible candidates