Pediatric Project Manager II (15706B)

Date: Posted 16-Nov-2017, Closing 15-Jan-2018 (MST)

Department: Other

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Pay Rate: $47,600 to $79,699 DOE

Pay Type: Salary

Benefits: Strong benefit package including tuition reduction program, retirement and health plan options.

Employment Type: Full Time

Independently manages and coordinates research network studies and trials at various clinical sites. Assists in the development of research projects, scientific study design, data interpretation, training of research site personnel, and maintains regulatory compliance, patient safety, and data quality. Monitors the conduct and progress of studies to ensure compliance with established protocols and study timelines.


Licensed professionals may perform medical reviews and analyze or evaluate clinical data.


University of Utah Job ID# PRN15706B, Pediatric Critical Care


COMPENSATION: $47,600 to $79,699 DOE. Strong benefit package including tuition reduction program, retirement and health plan options.


WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours/week, MondayFriday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.



  1. Independently provides oversight for all aspects of study conduct, regulatory compliance, and record keeping processes at the site or institution level.
  2. Assures regulatory compliance for the data coordinating center
  3. Maintains research data files and regulatory documents for all clinical trial sites.
  4. Identifies and creates queries to improve data capture and assists in developing methods to clarify/clean existing data
  5. Reviews site monitoring reports and discusses findings with Study Investigators and offers suggestions and solutions to problems, concerns, or recurrent trends or themes
  6. Assures that adverse events are reported to the sponsor
  7. Reviews site records for accuracy regarding test article accountability
  8. Develops study specific network guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures
  9. Organizes study trainings and gives presentations to employees and other research coordinators on good clinical practices and study procedure implementation
  10. Acts as liaison between study Investigators and sponsors to communicate and resolve issues
  11. Assumes considerable leadership responsibilities of studies throughout the network
  12. Provides feedback on study site performance, compliance, and data quality
  13. Makes recommendations regarding site disciplinary actions, which may result in site monitoring visits, suspension, or discontinuation of a study site
  14. Performs remote site monitoring activities independently
  15. Licensed professionals may be assigned medical reviews
  16. Must be able to perform the essential functions of Level I Project Manager


The position will be making independent decisions regarding data issues, study procedures and protocol issues as well as recognizing and resolving protocol deviations.


Provides input on site performance, compliance and data quality. Makes recommendations for disciplinary action, which may result in a site monitoring visit, suspension or discontinuation of a study site.


Determines when to involve Study Principal Investigator or DCC Principal Investigator about issues/concerns that arise at the study sites and develops methods to resolve data discrepancies.


This position requires expertise and interpretation of laws, federal regulations, ICH guidelines and Good Clinical Practice guidelines to provide direction/guidance/supervision to study sites. Ensures the sites are compliant with protocol, federal regulations, ICH guidelines, Good Clinical Practice guidelines and local IRB requirements.


QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a health science field, or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). 4 years of clinical research experience that includes project management is also required. Experience with human subjects research, good leadership skills, and working knowledge of FDA, ICH, and other regulatory compliance are also required. Must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn new software programs such as electronic data capture software.


Credentialing as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC), Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP), Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) or other related certification is highly preferred, along with experience in the specific clinical research area.


Depending on the area of assignment, current medical licensure may be preferred. Licensed professionals must have a current registration or licensure in the State of Utah as required by the profession.


This position is not responsible for providing patient care.




EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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