University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Cancer Center Cancer Clinical Trials Office
Clinical Research Supervisor (Melanoma/RT)
Research Services Program Manager (2485)
Position # 00732233 | Requisition # 21445
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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks
individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive
learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage
effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse
Cancer Center has an opening for a full-time University Staff
(unclassified) Clinical Research Supervisor (Melanoma/RT)
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public
education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students,
and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of
life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers
more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and
colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each
year. We are the single largest health professions education
provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually.
Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a
reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus
drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the
delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts
This description is a summary only and is describing the general
level of work being performed, it is not intended to be
all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to
time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or
delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the
supervisor and/or hiring authority.
The University of Colorado (CU) Cancer Center headquartered at
the Anschutz Medical Campus and part of the CU School of Medicine.
It is Colorado's only National Cancer Institute-designated
comprehensive cancer center, a distinction recognizing its
outstanding contributions to research, clinical trials, prevention
and cancer control. CU Cancer Center's clinical care sites are
UCHealth, University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital
Colorado are ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report.
The CU Cancer Center is a member of the prestigious National
Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading
cancer centers working to establish and deliver the gold standard
in cancer clinical guidelines. CU Cancer Center also is a member of
the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), a
unique research partnership among North America's top cancer
centers leveraging multiple data sources and matching patients to
targeted treatments. CU Cancer Center includes six institutional
partners made up of approximately 300 researchers and physicians at
three state universities and three healthcare delivery
The CU Cancer Center's vision is to "prevent and conquer cancer.
Together." We do this through our mission statement of "uniting our
community to overcome cancer through innovation, discovery,
prevention, early detection, multidisciplinary care and
The Cancer Clinical Trials Office (CCTO) is looking to hire a
full time Clinical Research Supervisor. This position oversees
clinical studies performed at the CU Cancer Center and directly
supervises the clinical research staff.
Clinical Research Manager
This individual is responsible for the supervision, discipline,
and evaluation of all members with her/his designated clinical
Examples of Work Performed
- Arranges orientation and provides training, supervision and
leadership to the clinical research staff.
- Assigns patient and trials to staff with guidance from Clinical
- Supervises team vacation, out of office coverage, time
management of direct reports.
- Monitors workload acuity with guidance from Clinical Research
- Assists clinical research staff with technical issues, problem
solving and intervention when appropriate; delegates responsibility
for elements of the conduct of selected clinical trials. Answers
questions from clinical team including but not limited to study
protocols, patient concerns, eligibility, scheduling conflicts, and
- Acts as an interdepartmental liaison with UCH clinic staff
(i.e. investigators, nurses, clinic support staff, laboratory,
- Plans and directs investigator and coordinator meetings
including but not limited to team meetings, initial orientations,
study audits, and closeout visits.
- Makes recommendations regarding clinical research personnel
issues, including hiring decisions, performance evaluations,
counseling, and disciplinary actions with guidance from Clinical
Research Manager. This would include letters of expectations being
written and delivered to direct reports.
- Work with finance team members to resolve discrepancies and to
review account balances on a regular basis.
- Participate in external audits and internal process improvement
strategies to promote consistent best practices.
- Participates in reviewing and tracking deviation trends leading
to review of processes.
- Assures compliance with all protocol details which includes
ensuring the capture of all data points requested on a
protocol-specific basis and ensuring that tests and procedures
required by clinical protocols are performed and documented
- Assures compliance with OnCore entries ensuring that accuracy
- Performs quality assurance checks by reviewing patient shadow
charts, monitor letters, audit results.
- Maintains responsibility of the direct reports Profile Form and
Delegation of Authority log oversight.
- Assists in completion of Internal Protocol Amendment Review
- Helps with amendment treatment plans through the UCHealth
Beacon process and works with assigned RN for completion.
- Collaborates with OCRST, Oncology Clinical Research Support
team on Investigator Initiated trials
- Serves as primary clinical research coordinator and may carry a
patient load as needed for team coverage and understanding of
clinical tasks and job functions.
- Performs additional duties as assigned by clinical manager
and/or clinical operations director.
Salary and Benefits:
The starting salary range for this position begins at $60,446 -
$65,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set
based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to,
internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.
The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the
University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of
possible compensation at the time of posting.
This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.
Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck.
The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans
and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.
Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125
Diversity and Equity:
The University will provide reasonable accommodations to
applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application
process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with
Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA
Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is
committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body,
faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote
a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and
understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic
minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The
University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in
education and employment.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is
dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our
faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that
goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective
- Bachelor's degree with a preferred emphasis in business, health
administration, communications, biological or social science, or
any other field of study related to the work assignment. Closely
related experience in a medical, clinical, research or clinical
research environment may substitute for the degree on a
- 2 years of clinical research experience and 1 year of clinical
and/or research experience
Conditions of Employment
Certification required within 1 year of hire (one of the
- CCRC - Certified Clinical Research Coordinator
- CCRP - Certified Clinical Research Professional
- CCRA - Certified Clinical Research Associate
- Four (4) years of clinical and/or clinical research
- One year of oncology research
- Personnel management experience
- Experience serving as a primary coordinator for clinical
- Experience teaching, orienting and mentoring new employees to
- Experience assisting in the development of policy, procedure or
patient education materials related to clinical research
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge of basic human anatomy, physiology, medical
- Advanced knowledge of GCP, FDA Rules and Regulations in
relation to clinical trials, NIH guidelines, ICH guidelines and
HIPAA regulations in relation to clinical trials, and NCI common
- Proficient with Clinical Research Coordinator III
- Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Organization and time management skills
- Leadership abilities
- Understands the phases and concepts of clinical trials and the
overall philosophies of conducting cooperative group research as
they differ with National Cancer Institute (NCI) sponsored, private
industry and investigator initiated clinical trials
- Demonstrates the quick ability to learn, interpret and master
complex protocol information.