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Research Project Manager, Epidemiologic Research

Company: Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position is largely remote will require residency in the state of California. Job Summary:Manages all aspects of a medium to large scale research study and two (2) or more small to medium-sized studies or two (2) to four (4) medium to large studies. Supervises project staff. Works independently in accordance with established objectives. Work subject to occasional review.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manages all aspects of a medium to large scale research study and two (2) or more small to medium-sized studies or two (2) to four (4) medium to large studies.
  • May assist in development of study tools (e.g. tracking forms, questionnaires, chart review forms, etc.).
  • Develops and implements study protocols/ operation manuals.
  • Monitors progress of study activities (e.g. data collection and validation, recruitment, pilot studies, focus groups, etc.) and ensures that study objectives are met.
  • Contributes to high level discussions with funding agencies and research teams from other organizations.
  • Prepares progress reports independently and/ or collaboratively.
  • May participate in the training of new team members and/or clinical staff.
  • Ensures that all staff administrative requirements and certifications are complete and current.
  • Identifies staff training needs and resources to address needs.
  • Assists in the creation and dissemination of staff development materials.
  • If assigned to clinical trial, will work with Sponsors/ monitors at clinical sites.
  • Adheres to compliance and privacy/ confidentiality requirements and standards.
  • Adheres to GCP and compliance regulations for clinical trials.
  • Oversees data collection and conducts data analysis. Implements quality control and quality assurance measures.
  • Acquires and maintains knowledge of KP systems and databases.
  • Makes decisions for day-to-day operations of projects including the resolution of technical problems and questions from project staff.
  • Collaborates with Sr. Research Project Managers and Unit Manager to facilitate Unit operations.
  • Negotiates and manages time commitments and resources.
  • Interfaces with IRB and drafts IRB protocols, amendments, continuing reviews, etc.
  • Supervises and manages the day-to-day activities of project staff including evaluating performance and conducting regular and annual performance meetings.
  • Mentors, develops and trains staff.
  • Conducts hiring and disciplinary actions in partnership with the Unit Manager.
  • Provides consultation to investigators and project coordinators on staffing and staff-related concerns.
  • Forms project team(s) and responsible for staff resources.
  • May provide leadership and direction to multidisciplinary project teams.
  • May co-author scientific papers with the investigator for presentation and/ or publication.
  • Creates professional presentations and presents at professional/ scientific meetings.
  • Serves as a member and may provide leadership on department or study-related committees.
  • Prepares, manages and balances project budgets.
  • Seeks to develop cost effective ways to manage study resources.
  • Assists investigators in developing and preparing grant proposals by contributing to portions of grant proposals.
  • May contribute to development of study methodology. Basic Qualifications: Experience
    • Minimum seven (7) years of experience in a healthcare and/or research setting to include management responsibility.
    • Minimum six (6) years of professional experience in research principles, design and strategies, biostatistical analyses and data interpretation.
    • Minimum five (5) years of self-directed work managing projects, preferably research projects.
    • Minimum four (4) years leadership experience to include two (2) years of direct personnel management experience. Education
      • Masters degree in public health, healthcare administration, epidemiology, or related field, OR six (6) years of experience in a directly related field.
      • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration
        • N/A Additional Requirements:
          • Ability and/or experience in developing and implementing research instruments.
          • Conducts and interprets quantitative and/ or qualitative analyses.
          • Experience developing and presenting professional reports and presentations to senior-level audiences.
          • Experience developing and managing budgets, preferably research project budgets.
          • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment. Preferred Qualifications:
            • Masters degree, preferably in the healthcare field.Note:
              • Research Project Manager, Epidemiologic Research (California Residency required for employment).

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center, Pasadena , Research Project Manager, Epidemiologic Research, Executive , Pasadena, California

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