The Clinical Research Program Manager has advance-level experience with clinical research project management activities, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment to independently coordinate, direct, and ensure follow through for overall administration and outcomes of the US POINTER site in Northern CA, a multidomain behavioral intervention trial to prevent cognitive decline sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association. The Clinical Research Program Manager has oversight, management, and training of new or lower-level clinical research coordinators, the recruiter and schedulers, and other support personnel including the programmer analyst who will build the tracking system, coordinating research meetings and acting as a resource and works with the PI's,and directly reports to Drs. Rachel Whitmer and Sarah Farias.REQUIRED-A Bachelor degree in public health/related field and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.-Experience in managing large, multidisciplinary research teams: maintain high levels of quality control, reliability, meet deadlines, manage research team tasks, and budgets.-Specific experience coordinating and managing large, multidisciplinary healthcare research projects.-Experience working with faculty experts from multiple disciplines including clinical medicine, statistics, and the social sciences.-Knowledge to consult and work collaboratively with Principal Investigators and external consultants from varied disciplines, foundations, and granting/contracting agencies (e.g., Alzheimer's Association, NIH, the state of California) regarding projects, problems, and problem-solving.-Working knowledge of health, clinical, or lifestyle research or evaluation design, conduct, and analysis.-Skills to troubleshoot data fidelity issues and recommend analytic strategies manage and correct data preparation, entry, and cleaning.-Experience with tracking systems and recruitment strategies which encourage diverse participants.-Experience providing research, administrative, and technical knowledge to research staff.-Experience with IRB processes and writing protocols, modifications and renewal applications for human subjects committee approval.-Skills to determine correct methods and strategies to effect viable solutions and provide the development expertise to implement them.-Experience writing summaries of healthcare research findings and analyses, preparing draft abstracts and manuscripts for dissemination to the scientific and policy community.-Experience in financial analysis, forecasting and strategic planning to analyze quantitative aspects of fiscal and budgetary issues and compile financial data and reports.-Experience solving problems and facilitating collaborations.-SoCRA or ACRP Certification must be obtained within six months of hire. PREFERRED-A Master Degree in public health/related field highly preferred.-Knowledge of project management principles and concepts.-Experience with mobile software, phone applications and innovative data collection methods.-Proficiency with WORD, Excel, and statistical programs such as SAS, STATA, and SPSS.-Experience working with a variety of stakeholders with different priorities for project outcomes.-Experience working independently with excellent decision-making skills.-Experience in written, organization, and verbal skills.-Knowledge of grants and funding sources.-Knowledge of University policies and procedures.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-term course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging eve...ryone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.