Project Manager at Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts





Job Description:

The Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at MGH is seeking an organized and detail-oriented Project Manager with experience in the conduct of clinical research studies. The Project Manager will be responsible for assisting with the coordination of clinical trials that use novel molecular probes for imaging with positron emission tomography (PET) and single photon emission tomography (SPECT) as well as radiopharmaceutical therapy of patients with different diseases mainly including cancer, inflammatory and/or fibrotic conditions. The work will be done at the Department of Radiology of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) at the main campus or one of the satellite imaging sites such as Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging.


The Project Manager will work under the general direction of the Principal Investigator (PI) and Director of Clinical Trials. The Project Manager will be responsible for IRB and regulatory approvals. The Project Manager will plan and implement study protocols, create standard operating procedures, collect, and manage study data, assist in study outreach and engagement activities, perform systematic literature reviews, and synthesize relevant data. The candidate will also prepare study progress reports and presentations and may provide support analysis and help with the preparation of manuscripts.


The Project Manager will engage, recruit and enroll participants to the studies. They will be responsible for data entry, storage and management. In addition, the Project Manager will develop and manage budgets and contracts; manage appropriate databases for tracking scientific, financial, and administrative information; develop best practices; create standard operating procedures (SOP's); train new research staff members; as well as assist professional staff (mainly the clinical research coordinators) in the dissemination of research and operational efforts through presentations and written material. The position requires strong leadership and project development skills. While this is not a clinical position, it requires a good knowledge of basic clinical concepts and an understanding of how and when to communicate with clinicians and community leaders. The Project Manager position requires the ability to be highly self-directing, resourceful, professional, and organized. The Project Manager will help ensure smooth communication and follow-up among all staff working with study subjects. The candidate must demonstrate superior organizational, time management, and communication skills, as well as intellectual independence and initiative. He/she will protect confidential and sensitive research data with integrity. The ability to work both independently and as part of a team is essential to this job. Other job duties and responsibilities are listed in detail below.


The Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at MGH is seeking an organized and detail-oriented Project Manager with experience in the conduct of clinical research studies. The Project Manager will be responsible for assisting with the coordination of clinical trials that use novel molecular probes for imaging with positron emission tomography (PET) and single photon emission tomography (SPECT) as well as radiopharmaceutical therapy of patients with different diseases mainly including cancer, inflammatory and/or fibrotic conditions. The work will be done at the Department of Radiology of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) at the main campus or one of the satellite imaging sites such as Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging.


The Project Manager will work under the general direction of the Principal Investigator (PI) and Director of Clinical Trials. The Project Manager will be responsible for IRB and regulatory approvals. The Project Manager will plan and implement study protocols, create standard operating procedures, collect, and manage study data, assist in study outreach and engagement activities, perform systematic literature reviews, and synthesize relevant data. The candidate will also prepare study progress reports and presentations and may provide support analysis and help with the preparation of manuscripts.


The Project Manager will engage, recruit and enroll participants to the studies. They will be responsible for data entry, storage and management. In addition, the Project Manager will develop and manage budgets and contracts; manage appropriate databases for tracking scientific, financial, and administrative information; develop best practices; create standard operating procedures (SOP's); train new research staff members; as well as assist professional staff (mainly the clinical research coordinators) in the dissemination of research and operational efforts through presentations and written material. The position requires strong leadership and project development skills. While this is not a clinical position, it requires a good knowledge of basic clinical concepts and an understanding of how and when to communicate with clinicians and community leaders. The Project Manager position requires the ability to be highly self-directing, resourceful, professional, and organized. The Project Manager will help ensure smooth communication and follow-up among all staff working with study subjects. The candidate must demonstrate superior organizational, time management, and communication skills, as well as intellectual independence and initiative. He/she will protect confidential and sensitive research data with integrity. The ability to work both independently and as part of a team is essential to this job. Other job duties and responsibilities are listed in detail below.



Qualifications


  • Excellent interpersonal and management skills with facility to interact professionally at all levels and plan and initiate new activities.

  • Ability to design, prepare, deliver, and evaluate SOPs, source documents and other documents.

  • Ability to compile and manage data, analyze information, and produce reports.

  • Clinical knowledge as required for patient interviews and chart reviews.

  • Knowledge and experience with human subjects research and IRB requirements.

  • Administrative skills to meet the regulatory compliance required by IRB reporting.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • High level time management skills requiring exceptional organizational skills and the ability to organize time and prioritize effectively. This includes the ability to ask for direction when appropriate and the flexibility to handle multiple tasks and deadline pressures.

  • Experience with common PC computer software including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and reference management software such as Reference Manager or EndNote.

  • Facility with learning new computer applications and software programming.

  • Perform literature searches using PubMed and other search engines and perform Internet searches using MS Internet Explorer and various search engines.

  • Good proofreading skills.

  • Ability to compile and manage data, analyze information, and produce reports.

  • Assist with materials management, supply, inventory, and ordering of program materials.

  • Excellent critical thinking skills and ability to work independently are essential

  • Must be self-motivated, and highly resourceful

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent discretion and judgment with the ability to problem solve independently, and knowing when to escalate to leadership

  • Flexibility and organizational skills in a fast-paced, complex environment

  • Ability to navigate within a complex organization, e.g. to understand fit with organizational goals/priorities, build consensus, facilitate decision-making

  • Ability to maintain the utmost confidentiality of sensitive and personal information

  • Strong computer skills--Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel -- are essential

  • Ability to develop templates, organize technical information, and maintain functional schedules

  • Ability to educate and conduct training sessions both on individual and group levels

  • Knowledge of and compliance with all hospital, State, and Federal regulatory requirements, including hospital policy and procedures, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)

  • Comfort interacting and communicating effectively with high-level hospital administration, physicians, Principal Investigators, all levels of hospital staff, external funding agencies, and maintain a variety of internal and external contacts

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and handle fluctuating priorities and deadlines

  • Education: Minimum Required: Bachelor's Degree; Preferred: Master's Degree

  • Experience: Minimum Required

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    A minimum of two years of clinical research experience, Experience with data management. Preferred

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    A minimum of 3 to 5 years of clinical research experience interacting with patients and the medical system as related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Experience with IRB administration and data management is required.









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