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Description

Scientific Research Project Manager-VICTR

JOB SUMMARY

Manages healthcare research projects and analyses for evidence-based clinical initiatives under occasional guidance. Communicates with Principal Investigator and across appropriate health sciences departments to maximize information sharing around progress, needs, interdependencies and/or accomplishments. Coordinates activities of best practice maintenance, clinician guidance documentation and engagement, project team, project development and timeline management, special projects, quality control of deliverables and standardization of processes toward more effective and efficient operations

About the Department:

The Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (VICTR) is Vanderbilt's virtual home for clinical and translational research. Supported by Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Office of Research and the NIH-sponsored Clinical and Translational Service Award (CTSA), the mission of the institute is to transform the way ideas and research discoveries make their way from origin to patient care. VICTR functions to help researchers and clinicians do their jobs better by providing tools and support to improve the quality of research, publications, grant writing, and training for future doctors and researchers. For more information, please visit https://victr.vumc.org/.

View how Vanderbilt Health employees celebrate the difference they make every day:

Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

Vanderbilt Health recognizes that diversity is essential for excellence and innovation. We are committed to an inclusive environment where everyone has the chance to thrive and to the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action. EOE/AA/Women/Minority/Vets/Disabled

VUMC Recent Accomplishments

Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Plans, develops, leads and executes projects in order to meet established goals and objectives at the direction of the Principal Investigator.
  • Utilizes scientific knowledge and quantitative and qualitative research skills to perform a variety of research- and operations-related activities, data management, analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, report preparation and management of project budgets and schedules for proposals and projects.
  • Identifies appropriate resources needed and coordinates the curation of scientific evidence.
  • Performs data collection, analysis, and interpretation to update current processes.
  • Facilitates the proper level of regulatory compliance for each study, preparing quality-related documentation and addressing quality-related findings.
  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.


TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES

PROJECT PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (INTERMEDIATE)
  • Demonstrates proficiency in providing professional and scientific guidance in the execution of day-to-day research project activities. Plans and maintains schedule of research projects and timelines. Develops research protocols and prepares draft/final study protocols for studies under occasional guidance. Monitors budgetary requirements and aims of the grant award. Identifies gaps in processes and potential areas for improvement. Participates in meetings as required with sponsoring agencies and/or collaborating professionals and vendors. Communicates as needed with colleagues, leadership, Principal Investigator, collaborating professionals, the Human Research Protection Program, the scientific community, and others.


PROJECT MANAGEMENT (INTERMEDIATE)
  • Demonstrates comprehensive understanding in developing and communicating appropriate project documentation, including project overview, scope, team structure, status reports, issues management reports, change control reports, meeting notes, etc., as required in a timely manner. Coordinates and may lead steering committee, project team and work group meetings, as required. Manages and communicates project status to team members and executive staff, including management of project website, consistent status reporting, and presentations. Identifies, documents, and manages project issues and escalates, as appropriate, to achieve timely resolution. Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies including meeting deadlines, when applicable.


DATA ANALYSIS (INTERMEDIATE)
  • Serves as the data advisor on projects. Demonstrates proficiency in performing data collection and evaluation. Performs data analysis, data QC, and data interpretation. Evaluates significance of data and reports findings. Updates database(s), or provides information as case may be, on a daily basis. Ensures integrity and security of scientific data. Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies, including meeting deadlines.


PUBLICATION MANAGEMENT (INTERMEDIATE)
  • Reviews, edits and contributes to various materials for publication. Demonstrates proficiency in manuscript preparation for scientific journals. Generates SOPs, graphs, slides, protocols, and manuscripts for publication. Plans and coordinates literature and library searches, as well as data collection programs. Generates reports for internal use and generate executive level study summaries for leadership as needed.


LEADERSHIP (INTERMEDIATE)
  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously. Demonstrates proficiency in unique scientific methods, tests, techniques, etc. Maintains tools, computer programs, and SOPs required for studies. Ensures that regulations and SOPs are followed in all activities. Provides project management leadership through effective goal setting, delegation, hands-on involvement and communication. May contribute to intellectual property development and patent prosecution.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master's Degree (Required) (PhD in Pharmacology preferred)
  • 3 years of relevant experience (Required)

About the Department:

The Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (VICTR) is Vanderbilt's virtual home for clinical and translational research. Supported by Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Office of Research and the NIH-sponsored Clinical and Translational Service Award (CTSA), the mission of the institute is to transform the way ideas and research discoveries make their way from origin to patient care. VICTR functions to help researchers and clinicians do their jobs better by providing tools and support to improve the quality of research, publications, grant writing, and training for future doctors and researchers. For more information, please visit https://victr.vumc.org/.

Click Here to View The VUMC Promise of Discovery

Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

VUMC Recent Accomplishments:

Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments.
  • US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
  • Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
  • Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
  • The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
  • National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
  • Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee
  • Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
  • American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US


REQUIRED:
  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience)
  • 3 years relevant experience

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
Movement

  • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
  • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
  • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
  • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
  • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
  • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
  • Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
  • Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
  • Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
  • Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.
Sensory
Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

  • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
  • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
  • Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.
Environmental Conditions

  • Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.


Job Information

  • Job ID: 68051174
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee , United States
  • Company Name For Job: Vanderbilt Health
  • Position Title: Scientific Research Project Manager
  • Job Function: Case Management

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