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Virginia Mason Medical Manager Clinical Research Programs - Digestive Disease Institute in Seattle, Washington

JOB DESCRIPTION Job Number: 211069 Department: Digestive Disease Institute Hours: 8am to 5pmThis job is responsible for managing the overall conduct of clinical research studies. Directs the associated business/fiscal and staffing support activities. Ensures the research adheres to all applicable ethical and regulatory standards. This position develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure clinical research is conducted in an ethical, fiscally sound manner and is compliant with all established local, state, and federal regulations. Hires, trains, evaluates and, as needed, disciplines and/or recommends termination of staff involved in clinical research activities. Provides guidance to staff in the conduct of research and, as necessary, serves as back-up to staff to ensure activities are conducted in a timely manner. Creates and maintains budgets for designated research programs. As applicable, provides information to research sponsors/funders.As a key member of our leadership team, you will help to continually develop the results-driven initiatives that define our success and are transforming healthcare.Honored as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason in Seattle, WA, is internationally recognized as a preeminent organization that is focused on transforming health care. True to that vision, we spent this past decade creating and delivering a multitude of innovations. The results? Industry-changing process improvements and initiatives that have revolutionized our ability to eliminate waste, cut costs, and most importantly, improve the quality of services. Our commitment to Team Medicine and the transformation of health care is what built our reputation as a quality leader, and empowers us with the capability to provide rapid access to care through our Virginia Mason Production System.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline.4 or moreyears of experience in a clinical research capacity, including at least two years of clinical research administration, supervisory or managerial experience.Proven organizational, team-building and problem-solving skills.Demonstrated ability exercise independent judgment and creativity and to effectively address complex administrative issues.Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.Demonstrated competence in budget development, negotiation, analysis and management, and coordination and facilitation of substantive research through administrative means.Demonstrated experience coordinating projects involving diverse individual and institutional participants.Strong interpersonal skills in interactions with staff, leaders, sponsors/funders, investigators and regulatory agencies.Preferred: Graduate and/or post-graduate degree; strong knowledge of medical terminology; and human subjects/ethics practices; strong aptitude for detail; advanced computer skills including Windows, Excel and Powerpoint; and ability to learn new program and computer systems specific to Virginia Mason and Benaroya Research Institute.Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing. There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nat