• Clinical Research Supervisor - Thoracic Medicine Service, Department of Medicine

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/12/2019 4:18 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Research - Clinical
  • 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 seeking a Clinical Research Supervisor (CRS) for our Thoracic Service, within the Department of Medicine. This is an excellent clinical research leadership opportunity.


    As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, you will be responsible for the following:

    • Manage staff and their development - Participate in the orientation, training and supervision of Clinical Research Coordinators. Participate in facilitating departmental trainings. Align staff and resources with appropriate protocols and research needs. 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 with protocol activation, especially with start-up activities. 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 to ensure that the research projects are carried out as outlined. Participate in the Institutional quality assurance audits.
    • Regulatory Compliance - Ensure that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the course of a research project, database, or protocol. 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 of the research project, database, or protocol. Prepare data for analysis, monitoring visits and audits.
    • Clinical Research Billing Management - Implement Principal Investigator's decisions regarding Patient-Care Costs (both billable and non-billable), and ensure that research non-billable services are not billed to patients/human subjects or insurers. Assist manager with billing reconciliation.
    • Special Projects - Participate or coordinate on both interdepartmental and intra-departmental organization-wide research projects as requested. Provide leadership, organizational, creative, or clerical support to established and new research initiatives.

    You need:

    • 3 years of relevant (clinical research) experience, or as determined by hiring manager.
    • At least one year's supervisory experience strongly preferred.
    • Experience with device, NCTN and Industrial protocols strongly 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).
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Knowledge of oncology specific terminology is helpful.
    • Strong Data management skills, including database design preferred.
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft suite (Power Point, Word, Access, Excel) and Teamshare.


    • Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm (flexibility as needed)



    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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