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MANAGER, CLINICAL RESEARCH SERVICES in San Diego, CA at Scripps Corporate Admin Services

Date Posted: 5/29/2019

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    11025 North Torrey Pines Road
    San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Change Lives, Starting with Yours
At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates.  So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
Fortune Magazine named Scripps Health among the top employers in the nation on their 21st annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.  Scripps ranked at No. 41 and for the third consecutive year, was the only San Diego-based company to make the list.
In addition to bringing the latest treatments to our patients, the knowledge gained from these research studies advances the quality of care for people around the world. Clinical Research Service (CRS) is responsible for providing comprehensive support of SCMG research at Scripps Health that meet the needs of our patients, physicians, partners and overall organization.
As Manager, Research Services, you will be responsible for leading a team of project managers who support the start-up of new project. Additionally, this position is responsible for development, management and oversight of the processes for start-up of commercial sponsored clinical trials and clinical research grants. You will track performance of the team and maintain oversight and project management of the portfolio of studies within the start-up and setup pipeline.
Responsibilities will include management of all required approvals, project/portfolio management of the startup and setup portfolio, new protocol performance/evaluation, budget development and coverage analysis, project/portfolio financial performance, and overseeing financial support functions for research finance. Facilitation and management of internal and third party relationships, including government, corporate and philanthropic and management of project expansion. Direction and oversight of research and administrative support staff in compliance with corporate, regulatory, and legal requirements.
This is a Full Time, Salaried Manager position located in La Jolla.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in healthcare administration, business, or a science related field plus 3 years of experience in a healthcare or scientific health research environment.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a supervisory role.
  • High level proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Access, Adobe, and scientific software.
  • Excellent written and oral English skills coupled with expert grammatical and proof reading skills applied in a scientific and research development environment.
  • Able to lead projects and facilitate groups.
  • Experience partnering with physicians and/or researchers and achievement of measurable results. Experience with budgeting

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:


  • Master's Degree in healthcare administration, business, or a science related field.
  • Four (4) years of experience within research administration, grants and contract management and or support of commercial clinical trial program with regards to finances and protocol setup.
  • Four (4) years of experience with budgeting for clinical research grants and commercially sponsored clinical trials.
  • Experience partnering with physicians and/or researchers and achievement of measurable results.

Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based Company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.