Data Coordinating Center Project Administrator - Clinical Cancer Genomics

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7065900 (Ref:10006329)

Posted: April 25, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Thank you for your interest. Please note, the purpose of this posting is to recruit for on-going and future positions.

About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary
Coordinates data management operations, training, and quality assurance activities relating to the multi-center research projects for which City of Hope is the data coordinating center, including research and database development. Supervises the work of the Consortium Clinical Research Assistant. Coordinates Principal Investigator meetings and data management training for the sites. Anticipates and successfully responds to project growth.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Administers the activities of divisional and multi-center studies, for some of which CCG is the data coordinating center.
  • Facilitates communication between collaborating investigators, statisticians, coordinators, data managers and programmers.
  • Supervises the work of the related team members.
  • Develops project documents in collaboration with project directors and principal investigators.
  • Develops and conducts training for staff and coordinators involved in the project.
  • Establishes audit schedules for consortium data, summarizes audit results, and reports to Principal Investigator.
  • Ensures timely submission of data from outside centers according to project requirements in collaboration with Statistical Programmer and Statisticians.
  • Ensures the review of data submitted from outside centers for completeness and consistency in collaboration with the consortium staff.
  • Supervises quality assurance activities.
  • Maintains current and accurate data base documentation; notifies investigators of pertinent data base changes.
  • Oversees daily operations of project.
  • Identifies and communicates important study and management issues or problems areas to Director and appropriate project staff.
  • Works closely with division functional area leaders to allocate, manage, and monitor the progress of the project.
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to maintain certification and/or keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
  • Ensures work environment is organized and functions efficiently.
  • Attends meetings and participates on committees as required.
  • Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Master’s Degree-experience may substitute for minimum education requirements
  • Must have five years clinical research experience
  • Must have three years’ experience in project administration
  • Ability to design and implement systems that integrate data
  • Strong background in database management
  • Bilingual/biliterate in Spanish

Preferred education experience and skills:
  • Certified Clinical Research Associate
  • Multi-center research projects experience
  • Expertise in Health Care Policy, Administration, Public Health or Health Services Research
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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