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Position Summary: The Director of Clinical Research is responsible for the clinical research conduct operations and management of the Institute for Research & Innovation's clinical research program and leads the clinical research team to ensure sponsored research is performed on-time, within budget and meets/exceeds quality standards. The Director uses strategic and proactive measures to optimize resources and ensure growth; promotes MultiCare research through business development; assures audit readiness and ensures compliance to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and MHS/Institute policies for research conduct. The incumbent collaborates with numerous leaders, physicians, and community partners to facilitate ongoing relationship development and to promote increased research across MHS and in the communities served by MHS.
Minimum Requirements: Ten (10) years of experience in clinical research at clinical research site or healthcare facility or pharmaceutical/biotech organization Two (2) years of experience as Director at a clinical research site in clinical research operations or management or substitute with five (5) years of experience as Manager at a clinical research site in clinical research operations or management Five (5) years of experience in a managerial capacity Current Washington State Drivers License; and proof of a safe driving record (which meets established MHS Standards) obtained by a motor vehicle report from the appropriate state
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
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