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Apex Systems Clinical Manager 1 (1137051) in Champaign, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Apex Systems is looking for a Clinical Manager!PURPOSEDirect and manage the day-to-day activities of the clinical research office ensuring studies are appropriately planned and resourced and staff are trained and developed to meet the needs of all trials. Manage clinical research financials and track, report on, and proactively manage performance metrics.Essential Functions/Responsibilities: Manage training, planning and preparation of new studies including: Supervise and coordinate team activities to ensure that team goals are met and to ensure studies are carried out according to protocol, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and applicable guidelines and regulations and within budget; Plan logistical activity for procedures as per protocol and ensure thorough resource planning; Identify risks on study and ensure that actions are implemented to mitigate these; Ensure study specific training materials, documents, and records are prepared and deliver or coordinate training, dry runs, simulations and tests as required; Oversee the administration and custody of investigational product and comparator medicines according to client standard operating procedures.Manage staff in accordance with organization's policies and applicable regulations. Responsibilities include: Plan, assign, and direct work; Appraise performance and guide professional development; Reward and discipline employees; Address employee relations issues and resolve problems; Provide training to new staff members on study-specific topics and new clinical skills; Ensure compliance with staff training requirements by auditing and maintaining training records; Approve actions on human resources matters. Drive quality and process improvement efforts to support control of unit budget, development of the facilities and services and the culture towards a high-performing and efficient team. Actively control department costs and drive increased profitability by evaluating study logistics and planning, managing and maintaining department resources to optimally deliver on these. Includes stock, equipment (including availability and proper maintenance thereof), space and treatment room allocations, and all process related to efficient staffing and scheduling i.e. ensuring appropriate staffing levels; developing plans for use of available resources; coordinating resources when changes occur and volunteer issues arise. Drive the collection of metrics and dissemination of the results and develop and implement plans to address issues and areas of concern. Cover weekend, evening and night on-call responsibilities as required. Update and maintain skills, training and knowledge of topics related to clinical research.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES In-depth knowledge clinical trials In-depth knowledge of the principles of Good Clinical Practices (GCP) as per client mandated training In-depth knowledge of departmental, protocol and study-specific operating procedures, consent forms, and study schedules Effective skills in using MS Windows and Office applications such as Access, Outlook, Excel, and Word Effective written and verbal communication skills including good command of the English language Excellent interpersonal skills Excellent problem-solving skills Effective organizational skills Ability to pay close attention to detail Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as profitability Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients Applicable certifications and licenses as required by company, country, state, and/or other regulatory bodiesMINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIE NCEBachelor's degree in a health care or other scientific discipline or educational equivalent or 5 years' relevant experience.EEO EmployerApex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.VEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic