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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Clinical Research Supervisor - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

We are:

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center pioneered the introduction of psychiatry in the oncology setting. When we were founded in 1977, our department was the nation’s first group solely dedicated to clinical care, teaching, and research into the psychological aspects of cancer. Today, we’re established leaders in this arena. We meet with approximately 2,500 patients each year and provide 10,000 follow-up visits to patients, their family members, and their loved ones. We’re the largest national resource for training and research in psychiatric oncology, and we represent one of a handful of sites for training in the psychological aspects of HIV/AIDS.

We are seeking a Clinical Research Supervisor (CRS) to join our department. As a CRS, you will supervise the day-to-day activities of 7 Clinical Research Coordinators (CRCs) to ensure efficient and effective operations of the research portfolio.

You will:

  • Staff Management and Development - Participate in the orientation, training and supervision of CRCs; participate in facilitating departmental trainings; align staff and resources with appropriate protocols and research needs; and maintain workflow consistency amongst staff with standardized processes.

  • Operation Management - Ensure that workflow is managed and monitored to meet departmental and service needs; assist the Clinical Research Manager (CRM); monitor research portfolio for workload by appropriately managing and identifying service needs.

  • Quality Assurance - Perform regular audits to ensure that the data collected is complete and accurate, and that the research project is carried out as planned.

  • Regulatory Compliance - Ensure that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the course of a research project, database, or protocol. Also, you will ensure that research protocols are approved by the Institutional Review Board/Privacy Board (IRB/PB) and followed as written.

  • Data collection - Utilize appropriate methodologies to collect patient/human subject information for research projects, databases, and/or protocols.

  • Data reporting - Generate reports to all necessary parties (institutional and federal) on the progress. You will prepare data for analysis, monitoring visits and audits.

  • Special Projects - Participate or coordinate on both interdepartmental and intra-departmental organization-wide research projects as requested. You will provide leadership, organizational, creative, or clerical support to established and new research initiatives.

You Are:

  • Effective at building formal and informal networks inside and outside the organization to further departmental and institutional goals.

  • Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.

  • A good decision-maker, with shown success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • Eager to foster talent and support people in meeting their career goals and the organization's goals.

You Have:

  • A bachelor's degree with at least 3 years of clinical research experience OR a high school diploma with 6 years of clinical research experience

  • Preferably a background in psychology/psychiatry, public health or a related field

  • Supervisory experience and experience working with NIH grants and investigator initiated research projects, preferred

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the regulations pertaining to human subject protection (including 21 CFR and 45 CFR 46 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is critical.

  • Strong data skills including experience with RedCap


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Requisition ID2019-34592

CategoryResearch - Clinical

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