Vice President, Clinical Operations

New Jersey
Our client is comprehensive health system. They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Vice President, Clinical Operations.  

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:
  • Cultivates and develops relationships with Sponsors, Contract Research Organizations, government groups (NIH, NCI, BARDA) and connections around the globe.
  • Increases outreach to attract funding to the organization, obtain repeat business, increase the number of clinical trials, patient enrollments and overall research efforts.
  • Manages ICR staff, HR, retention/recruitment, regulatory, contracts, study budgets, departmental revenue, costs, and projections.
  • Identifies, develops, and supervises physician researchers, overseeing both inpatient and outpatient clinical trials for the organization.
  • Develops working relationships with all the departments of the organization to support research and foster research among nurses, dietitians and other staff; creates and sustains relationships with foundations/individuals, who are providing current and potential support.
  • Represents the organization at conferences and in the media for research related topics.
  • Develops research curriculum and projects with residents when the planned GME program begins (2023-2024).
  • Transitions research procedures to clinical practice such as coronary angioplasty, thrombolysis for pulmonary embolism, monoclonal antibodies for COVID and various medications.
  • Develops other diagnostic and therapeutic programs.
  • Provides advice, consultation, and support for all staff, regarding the development of research and the application of data.
  • Ensures integrity and quality of research protocols, including data collection, analysis, and dissemination of findings.
  • Develops and sustains a self-supporting operation, through grant, contract, and endowment income; assures timely submittal of reports to funding agencies; ensures accurate grant management and reporting.
  • Evaluates current structure, staffing, and resources of the Institute, to determine and implement the most effective and efficient operation.
  • Oversees and participates in the in-house Internal Review Board (IRB) and functions as the point of contact for any reviews performed by external IRBs.
We seek candidates with the following qualifications:
  • Must be a licensed health care professional (physician, nurse, or pharmacist) who can qualify patients, assist in risk management, protocol interpretation.
  • Requires deep expertise in managing a research department and strong people leadership capabilities.
  • The ability to use independent judgment to develop innovative concepts and approaches for research is required.
  • Must have strong operational skills.
  • Requires the ability to provide technical advice, guidance, support, and mentoring to staff Interested in, and involved in, research.
  • Requires the ability to conduct/use relevant data analysis and presentation software.
  • Strong entrepreneurial capabilities to drive the development and growth of clinical research is required.
  • Expertise in contracts and grants preparation and the ability bring funding to the organization and manage accordingly is required.
  • Must have strong budget preparation and management expertise coupled with strong financial project management and reporting.
  • Requires excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to represent the organization’s research efforts externally with sponsors, key stakeholders, and media.
If interested, please apply directly to this job posting. No calls please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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