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Sanford Health Manager Clinical Research- Specialty in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Facility: Ann Berdahl Hall Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1503 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Department Details

This position will oversee a talented group of Research Coordinators in a variety of disease areas.

Core hours are Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm

Job Summary

Responsible for providing clinical and administrative leadership to assigned region’s facility and practice operations. Implements the vision, mission and strategic plan of clinical research in conjunction with the health services division. Manages staff and activities for the clinical research department with an operational focus. Assists in the development, planning and implementation of a system approach to improving and maintaining standards in clinical research operations. Establishes communication and develops meaningful and collaborative working relationships throughout the clinical research team and health service departments. Ensures the completion of study activities in compliance with protocol and the regulations governing clinical research.

Ensures study staff acquires appropriate training and certification for regulatory and safety requirements; monitors staff in regards to compliance and competence as required by the position. Provides quality assurance checks to ensure accuracy and compliance with rules and regulations in the conduct of clinical research trials. Evaluates regulatory agency reports and audits, and formulates responses and corrective action plans. Creates policies and procedures, and designs site specific tools to enhance efficiency and accuracy in completing study tasks.

Supports project initiatives and works closely with key stakeholders and physicians for implementation and support of clinical trials. Communicates study needs and concerns in a timely manner. Serves as the liaison with community partners to communicate program objectives, encourage recruitment and ensure compliance with study protocol.

Occasional travel between sites may be required.


Bachelor's degree in nursing, biology, psychology, microbiology or related field required. Master's degree preferred.

Dependent on research facilities/laboratories, leadership may independently require employees to have a bachelor’s in nursing and have been a graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).

Clinical or clinical research experience required. Two years management/leadership experience preferred.

Certification through Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) or Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) required. Certification must be obtained within three years from hire date.

If research facility/laboratory requires a nursing license, must hold an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0179998
Job Function: Research
Featured: No