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.
The DCC Project Administrator will coordinate 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. This candidate will also supervise the work of the Consortium Clinical Research Assistant, coordinate Principal Investigator meetings and data management training for the sites and anticipate and successfully respond 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.
Provides staff relief as required to meet the needs of the department.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
Masters Degree but experience may substitute for minimum education requirements
5 years of clinical research experience and 3 years of experience in project administration but education may substitute for minimum experience
Experience designing and implementing systems that integrate date
Strong background in database management
Bilingual/biliterate in Spanish
Experience with Excel, Internet, and Word-processing
Preferred education, experience and skills required for consideration:
Multi-center research projects experience
Certified Clinical Research Associate
Background within Health Care Policy, Administration, Public Health or Health Services Research
Experience with Epic, Windows, Powerpoint, Progency (or relational database) and Microsoft Teams
Access data in computer databases
Compose correspondence and proposals
Monitor productivity and staffing
Use computer packages
Use word-processing software
Ability to mediate national and international collaborative relationships
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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.