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This job oversees the strategic planning, administration, and operation of all clinical research activities in the relevant center of excellence or clinical area of oversight. Works collaboratively with academics research leadership to establish research priorities and strategic imperatives and to troubleshoot problem areas. Represents a point of contact and provides leadership for clinical researchers in matters related to the development, feasibility and conduct of research studies. Communicates and interprets organizational and departmental mission, goals and objectives to all stakeholders. Provides leadership and direction in the planning, implementation, and ongoing improvement of all areas of responsibility.
Ensures quality and service through oversight of policies, procedures, and improvement initiatives.
Ensures financial stability.
Develops strategic business plans that support growth.
Manages, develops, retains and inspires an engaged workforce.
Supports technology infrastructure and system improvement.
Supports development through special projects.
Performs other related duties as required.
Required - Bachelor's degree in biosciences, life sciences, or healthcare related field.
Preferred - MD, PharmD, and/or PhD in life sciences and/or master's degree in business administration (MBA).
Required - 8 years of leadership and/or management in clinical research.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Computer skills and dexterity for data entry and retrieval of patient information.
Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
Proficient with Windows-style applications and various software packages specific to role and keyboard.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to work a flexible schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend, holiday, on call availability).
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Internal Number: 00072606
About Ochsner Health System
Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 40 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and specialty hospitals, and more than 100 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across three specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 70 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs nearly 25,000 employees and over 4,500 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts more than 700 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
Ochsner Health System is Proud to be an Employer of Choice.
Voted "Best Place to Work” by CityBusiness Magazine
Ranked #11 on the 2018 Indeed list of Best Hospitals To Work
Named to the Becker’s Healthcare 2018 list of “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare”
Recognized by Zippia as one of the “20 Best Companies to Work for in New Orleans, LA”
Named to the Becker’s Healthcare 2018 list of “100 Great Hospitals in America”
Named as a 2018 Top Workplace by Times-Picayune
Ochsner’s CEO Warner Thomas recognized as a 2018 Top CEO on Glassdoor
Named to the Becker’s Healthcare 2018 list of "52 Great Health Systems to Know"
Ranked #73 on the Forbes 2018 list of "Best Employers for New Graduates"