Program Coordinator - Medical Research
The Medical Research Program Coordinator is responsible for the business functions of the Medical Research service line. This professional will partner with a manager of medical research in this effort. In this position, you will provide financial performance oversight and analysis of all areas within Medical Research. This professional will provide project management, develop financial forecasts for new programs or services and support new service evaluations with market research. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for identification of opportunities for operational efficiencies and development of the program budgets. This professional will continuously improve and monitor a program dashboard that is shared regularly with medical leadership and staff. In addition, this position is responsible for initiating and overseeing department program quality improvement projects including patient satisfaction
Develops systems for financial analysis, variance reporting, dashboards/benchmarking, budgeting (cost centers, programs, new initiatives, outreach, charges/coding/RVUs) to enhance efficiency and planning.
Completes business case analysis and return on investment for the Medical Research technology projects and programs as well as for additional staff due to process changes and/or growth.
Operationalizes the Medical Research Project Management, Gundersen Lutheran Corporate business initiatives as they relate to Medical Research business initiatives.
Completes business analysis functions to ensure appropriate utilization of resources, assures adequate staffing and coordinates coverage with other inpatient units. Coordinates issues related to FTE budget, position control, payroll and timekeeping, assures staff compliance with training, education and licensure data.
Ensures compliance with regulatory standards (CARF, JCAHO), GL policies and procedures, confidentiality standards practice guidelines, standards of care.
Supports and implements Gundersen Lutheran organizational and departmental mission and strategic plan.
Fosters positive working relationships and promotes collaborative practice within the team and with other departments.
Financially evaluates and conducts market research regarding the development of new programs and services.
Pursues relevant educational opportunities to maintain or enhance professional knowledge and meet team/department needs.
Provides other job-related responsibilities as assigned.
|Scope of the Job|
|Age Specific Population Served||Geriatric (65 years & older)|
Adult (18 - 64 years)
|OSHA Category||Category II - Some (but not all) employees in this job title may have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials, usually by location or specific departments.|
|Education and Experience:|
|Required||Bachelor's degree in a related field |
|Desired||Master's degree in a related field |
|Required||3-4 years of research program coordination experience.|
|Desired||3-4 years of research program management experience.|
|Communication||excellent oral and written communication skills|
|General - All Positions||work cooperatively with a wide variety of people|
|General - All Positions||have professional attitude in regard to motivation, cooperation, flexibility, confidentiality, ethics and personal development|
|Leadership||use effective time management|
|Leadership||set and achieve goals|
|Leadership||establish priorities in accordance with organizational strategic plans and management objectives while meeting deadlines|
|Leadership||problem solve - evaluate, analyze, negotiate and recommend alternatives|
|Reasoning/Decision Making||develop additional knowledge by attending workshops and seminars|
|License and Certifications|
|Required||Valid Driver's License (DL) |
|Desired||Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes and |
Clinical Research Professional certification (CCRP) issued by the Society of Clinical Research Associates. or
Clinical Research Coordinator certification (CCRC) issued by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals or
Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) or
PgMP issues by the Project Managment Institute
|Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position|
|Sitting||Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)|
|Static Standing||Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)|
|Walking/Standing||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)|
|Driving||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)|
|Reaching - Shoulder Level|
|Reaching - Below Shoulder||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)|
|Reaching - Above Shoulder|
|Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)||Pounds of force: 0-25|
|Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces||Pounds of force:|
|Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation||Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)|
|Balance - Right Leg|
|Balance - Left Leg|
|Lifting - Floor to Waist||Number of lbs:|
|Lifting - Waist to Overhead||Number of lbs:|
|Lifting - Other||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)||Number of lbs: 0-25|
|Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet)||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Short Carry||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Right Carry||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Left Carry||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force)||Number of lbs:|
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|Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (as in typical office or administrative work).|
|Program Coordinator - Medical Research|
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