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Providence Supervisor, Clinical Research in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Supervisor Clinical Research - Program Development, Neuro Muscular Skeletal (1.0 FTE, Days) to St Vincent Mob East Pavillion in Portland, OR. Monday-Friday schedule with flexible start times between 7am to 9 am.

$1,000 sign-on bonus for eligible external hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.

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We are seeking a Supervisor Clinical Research - Program Development Neuro Muscular Skeletal. The Clinical Research Supervisor will function under the direction of the Clinical Research Manager, overseeing diverse activities related to clinical studies. Responsibilities include managing trial assignment with attention to detail, efficiency and accuracy, providing leadership and day-to-day supervision of the Clinical Trials Coordinators, Sr. Clinical Research Assistants, and Clinical Research Assistants in the research program(s), communicating with Regional Research to ensure timely resolution or completion of regulatory/contract issues, and maintaining effective communication with investigators, sponsors, and ancillary departments that support PBSI studies regarding study progress, assisting with the development of departmental policies, procedures, and systems for conducting clinical trials, and mentoring and training new staff.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Responsible for day-to-day supervision of Clinical Trials Coordinators and Clinical Research Assistants and related Human Resource issues.

  • Responsible for all aspect of clinical trial management, including coordinating study visits, completing assessments and procedures according to protocol, collecting source documents, completing case reports forms, tracking/reporting serious adverse events and protocol deviations, and entering data into clinical trial databases, and resolving queries as necessary.

  • Assist investigator and manager to review protocol, assess feasibility, and allocate resources and services needed to initiate new study.

  • Work closely with sponsors and clinical research organizations to coordinate site selection, site initiation, other study startup activities, and monitoring and close out visits.

  • Work closely with Regional Research in the completion of regulatory/IRB submission and study budget/agreement for new studies.

  • Attend investigators meetings and other study related training and meetings.

  • Monitor study progress and keep manager appraised of issues requiring action to ensure study objective and timeline are met.

  • Serves as a resource liaison for investigators and other researchers involved in the day to day management of patients on clinical trials and provide back up support in the absence of other research staff.

  • Implements quality assurance principles for the controls for accuracy, completeness, and confidentiality of research data.

  • Provides support to individual physician investigators to ensure compliance with treatment plans and follow-up studies, and assesses outcomes. Conducts follow-up for assessment of off-treatment patients.

  • Establishes positive working relationships within the department, throughout the hospital and between other institutions to promote research collaboration.

  • Performs other duties as requested.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a scientific -OR- health services discipline

  • Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) -OR- Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) certification

  • Five (5) years clinical research professional experience

  • Experience training, mentoring, and developing staff

  • Strong experience with monitoring audit facilitation; demonstrated effectiveness in resolving issues of varying complexity in a professional manner

  • Neurology experience

  • Experience with medical terminology

  • Advanced level proficiency in Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Internet Explorer, and Outlook

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Master's Degree

  • Direct supervisory experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 347979