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Protocol Research Administrative Director

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Company: Md Anderson

Location: Houston, TX

Date Posted: July 26, 2014

Source: MD Anderson

Job Location: Houston, TX

Salary Minimum 83,200.00
Salary Midpoint 104,000.00
Salary Maximum 124,800.00

Key Functions of the Protocol Research Administrative Director
1. Clinical Research planning and development:
In collaboration with the Department Administrator and Faculty Director for the departments Clinical Research Operations Program (CROPs) provides long term strategic planning on clinical trials research funding opportunities and trial feasibility.
Directs the development of policies and procedures for clinical trial projects and assures appropriate approval from institutional compliance committees and funding agencies.
Identifies and assists faculty in recommending and obtaining clinical trial research funding.
Initiates and directs department planning for protocol development.
Utilizes extensive clinical research background, thorough knowledge of the clinical research process, and other resources to prepare budgets for industry-sponsored clinical trials, to include logistics of the studies and costs that ensure sound financial stability for the CROPs program.
Develops accurate and favorable budgets ...

Job Location: Houston, TX

Salary Minimum 83,200.00
Salary Midpoint 104,000.00
Salary Maximum 124,800.00

Key Functions of the Protocol Research Administrative Director
1. Clinical Research planning and development:
In collaboration with the Department Administrator and Faculty Director for the departments Clinical Research Operations Program (CROPs) provides long term strategic planning on clinical trials research funding opportunities and trial feasibility.
Directs the development of policies and procedures for clinical trial projects and assures appropriate approval from institutional compliance committees and funding agencies.
Identifies and assists faculty in recommending and obtaining clinical trial research funding.
Initiates and directs department planning for protocol development.
Utilizes extensive clinical research background, thorough knowledge of the clinical research process, and other resources to prepare budgets for industry-sponsored clinical trials, to include logistics of the studies and costs that ensure sound financial stability for the CROPs program.
Develops accurate and favorable budgets for contractual purposes through coordination with faculty investigators, research nursing, and other collaborating departments.
Demonstrates a solid understanding and knowledge of what constitutes standard of care treatment for lung and head and neck oncology treatment, based on ICD and CPT coding, in order to accurately budget research costs for patient care. Works directly with Research Nurse Manager to ensure accuracy of Coverage Analysis and determine staffing effort necessary to conduct trials.
Directly negotiates clinical research budgets with pharmaceutical companies, relying on strong communication skills and knowledge-base of federal and institutional guidelines pertaining to clinical research studies.
Liaise with the Office of Sponsored Programs and Clinical Research Finance to initiate and expedite the contractual process to finalization through the submission of FReD Checklists and final negotiated trial budgets.
Works with the Grant Program Manager to coordinate contract processing activity in the department.
Oversee activities to obtain contractual signatures from principal investigators, the department Chair and Division Head. Ensures the accuracy of patient coverage analyses and ensures PI sign off on study documents for Clinical Research Finance Office.
Assists with resolution of contractual and budgetary problems between sponsor and institution as required.
Designs recruitment strategies for studies, in coordination with Research Mangers and Faculty Investigators (PIs).
Develops and processes all amendments related to industry sponsored clinical trials.
2. Oversees the management of the departments Clinical Research infrastructure:
- Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of federal regulations related to patient care costs for clinical research trials and monitors the departments compliance.
- In collaboration with the Department Administrator, provides long-term strategic planning on research funding and programs.
- Manages and coordinates multi-sites clinical trials.
- Coordinates communication among research nurse managers, pre-authorization department, and patient billing services to ensure proper authorization occurs before patients are enrolled on clinical trials.
- Partners with Department Research Nurse Managers in the development of educational seminars for research nurses and business personnel in the centers concerning patient care expenses billing for clinical trials.
- Oversees the creation and processing of research tickets for each clinical trial within the department.
Reviews all research ticket drafts submitted by Patient Billing Services. Updates tickets as needed.
Distributes research tickets for new trials to the appropriate research nurse for use when seeing patients enrolled on the trial.
In conjunction with Finance Manager provides education regarding the correct processing of research tickets.
- Performs cost and reimbursement analyses of clinical research patients.
3. Revenue and reporting activities for industry-sponsored protocols.
Partners with Finance Manager to ensure industry sponsored clinical trial contracts meet department invoicing standards.
Leads contract and invoice team meetings for onboarding new industry sponsored trials.
Oversees prompt protocol payments through collaboration with data manager/supervisor to ensure timely data collection and case report form completion by Research Nurses and Data Coordinators.
- Prepares, reviews, and maintains departmental reports on clinical protocol research.
- Works with Effort Manager to assure accurate and timely faculty effort is calculated and reported on clinical trial contracts.
- Works with Database Coordinator and Biostatistician to create and maintain sharepoint study site.
- Leads CROPs team bi-monthly meeting and reports clinical research metrics to dept administration.
- Manages audits of systems and practices to ensure quality and regulatory compliance.
- Recommends & leads process improvement activities.
- Attends regular faculty protocol review meetings.
- Attends monthly faculty meetings providing updates and leading discussion on CROPs topics.
- Provides regular updates on clinical trial operations to the department administrator and Dept Chairman.

Job ID: 5576BR-1

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