Mount Sinai Careers

Clinical Program Manager (RN), Cancer Institute

New York, New York

Job Description

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What You’ll Do:

A Clinical Program Manager position is currently available for the Women’s Research Center program within the Tisch Cancer Institute.  The Clinical Program Manager provides consistent leadership and oversight of the daily operations to ensure compliance to protocol requirements as well as to enhance interdepartmental communication and collaboration.   This positon also serves as a liaison between the clinical research staff and the Cancer Clinical Trials Office (CCTO). 


Primary duties includes leadership, staff supervision and training, clinical trials development, implementation, and coordination among disease groups, and patient care to ensure all facets of nursing care are carried out.  The Clinical Program Manager will also present to internal and

Duties and Responsibilities:
Leadership Responsibilities;
  • Work in conjunction with physicians, Principal Investigators, and CCTO Leadership to accomplish goals, projects and research initiatives for assigned disease teams.
  • Build relationships with internal and external groups.    
  • Prepare reports, presentations, action plans, and other deliverables.
  • Effectively communicate (written & oral) across the organization.
  • Supervises Clinical Research Coordinator positions and Nursing staff to ensure protocol compliance and accurate data collection.
  • Develops educational programs for the Nursing staff regarding specific protocols.
  • Manage clinical trials portfolio and assure timely regulatory start-up of protocols.
  • Monitor accruals and identify opportunities to grow research program.
  • Liaison with industry sponsors and CROs.
Research Responsibilities:
  • Establish standards for clinical research activities to assure patient safety, protocol compliance and timely and accurate data collection.
  • Provides leadership to faculty on developing, composing and implementing protocols for clinical trials. Clearly delineates roles, responsibilities and accountabilities for protocol initiation.
  • Responsible for initiating training programs as needed.
  • Identify and develop processes and standard operating procedures to support quality research.
  • Escalate any concerns regarding compliance to appropriate authorities and conduct investigations as required.
  • Develop and foster collaborative relationships with other departments to support safe and high quality patient care and services.
  • Assure regulatory standards are met and consistent with IRB policies and procedures.
  • Initiate and support quality improvement processes within the Tisch Cancer Institute.
  • Measure performance of staff to meet research protocol, regulatory and patient care standards.
  • Monitor and report results of ongoing quality metrics as appropriate.
  • Support & facilitate critical thinking of staff.
  • Participates in or leads committees and working groups within the institution as required or applicable.

Personnel Management/Administrative Responsibilities:  

  • Recruit, hire and supervise the Nursing staff to conduct clinical research in compliance with all regulatory, institutional and departmental requirements.
  • Participate in performance improvement initiatives within the Tisch Cancer Institute.
  • Participate in audits if needed, in conjunction with industry or regulatory representatives.
  • Develop, maintain and monitor staffing plans for assigned disease groups.
  • Responsible for the orientation and ongoing training and development of nursing staff.
  • Monitor time and effort tracking reports on a periodic basis.
  • Oversight of Paid Time Off (PTO)/holiday coverage, timesheets and annual reviews of Nursing staff.
  • Responsible for tracking the current status of all required licenses, certifications and any required competencies.
  • Participates in operational and feasibility assessments performed within the disease groups.
What You’ll Bring:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required; Master of Science in Nursing preferred.
  • Licensure: New York State License with current registration as a registered professional nurse.
  • Oncology Nurse Certification desired (OCN, AOCN, AOCNS, or AOCNP)
  • Certification by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) or the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) desired. 
  • Five years of related clinical research experience; supervisory and oncology experience preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of Good Clinical Practice, Human Subject Protection, clinical trial design, regulatory processes, and clinical development process.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external groups
  • Complex problem solving capabilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, decision-making and issue resolution skills.
  • Microsoft applications including word, excel and PowerPoint     

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Who We Are:

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

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