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Project Manager - Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
Perform project management activities to support research conducted by the Department of Emergency Medicine . The position will support the accomplishment of grant - funded portfolio of patient-centered research including clinical trials and health services research in the Department of Emergency Medicine .

Grants Management
  • Performs grant management requirements including inter-departmental coordination with grants office, business office, compliance office, Institutional Review Board, and external data source suppliers.
  • Coordinates and contributes to grant proposal submissions.
  • Prepares , edits and submits IRB documents for investigator - and industry- initiated studies and provides support for protocol development .
  • Manages project budgets, track expenditures and fulfills reporting requirements to ensure adherence to project budget and scope of work.
  • Initiates and manages opening, closing and maintenance activities for projects, including documentation and filing of data, information, reports, etc .
  • Identifies and recommends changes to policies, procedures, and processes that have an impact on research studies.
  • Prepares , edits and submits various reports for investigator - and industry- initiated studies

Clinical Trial Management
  • Coordinates and organizes activities related to research project development , implementation , and evaluation for clinical trials as well as other research studies .
  • Prepares procedure manuals and other study related documents.
  • Oversees clinical trials implementation including and not limited to development of timelines, protocols, training and supervision of staff in accordance with Good Clinical Research Practice (GCP)
  • Performs quality control assessments, ensuring data is collected and stored per GCP.
  • Ensures that sub-contractors meet their technical responsibilities (data management, data analysis) across multiple institutions in a timely manner to ensure that the aims of the funded research grants are achieved.
  • Obtains informed consent from research studies and conducts data collection as needed.
  • Faciliates project meetings with internal and external stakeholders.

Future Project Planning
  • Performs research activities within the scope of the portfolio including writing and grant proposals and collaborating with internal investigators to further develop the team's portfolio.
  • Facilitates communication with internal and external partners and research collaborators concerning partnership for future endeavors.
  • Achieves subject matter proficiency by reading and synthesizing pertinent literature


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required, Masters or higher level preferred. Must have CitiCert certification for human subjects research completed by job start date.

Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
EmployerAbington Hospital - Jefferson Health

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