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Research Project Manager (Temp-to-Perm)

Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
Rockville, MD 20852
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Job Category: Research
Requisition Number: RESEA04752
Posted: 2021-07-27
Regional Office, 18801, 2101 East Jefferson St., Rockville, MD, 20852, USA


Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group is seeking a Research Project Manager (Temp-to-Perm) to coordinate research projects in accordance with protocols, budgets, and timelines, maintaining compliance with both federal regulations and internal policies and procedures. Responsible for the coordination and completion of highly visible, sensitive, and multi-faceted healthcare research projects involving Kaiser Permanente (KP) and its partners. Oversees various aspects of research projects in the post-award phase. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors progress of projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. Prepares reports for upper management and/or investigators regarding project status. Must be familiar with a variety of healthcare and research-related field concepts, practices, and procedures.

Maintains compliance on projects manipulating large volumes of patient data, both internal to MAPMG and from external agencies. Executes IRB-approved protocols on federally funded grants as well as on internally funded projects. Enforces research protocols and agreements for maintaining HIPAA compliance when accessing, manipulating, storing, and transferring data.

The Research Project Manager position will begin as a temporary position with the ability to convert to a permanent position. This position may temporarily begin 100% remote due to COVID-19 and will eventually be based in our Rockville, Maryland regional office with the ability to continue to work remotely a few days a week. This position is 100% grant-funded. Should this grant terminate due to insufficient funding or any other reason, this position may be eliminated.

  • Coordinates the design and implementation of appropriate tracking systems to assure study timeline, goals, and deliverables are met.
  • Initiates and participates in protocol implementation and interpretation discussions with other research staff.
  • Accountable for reporting compliance issues to the study investigator, IRB compliance administrator, and/or other regulatory agent.
  • Monitors accurate data collection and data quality audits, participant tracking, and other aspects of the project to ensure timeliness and accuracy. Provides timely feedback to investigators regarding problems that require attention.
  • Works in collaboration with principal investigators on the construct of manuscripts. Assists with tracking manuscripts in development and planning for project papers and posters to be presented at national and international conferences.
  • Consults with investigators on research study issues such as protocol clarification, budget variances, and noncompliance.
  • Coordinates the work of staff assigned to a particular research project. May assist in the planning and assignment of tasks for staff. Communicates effectively with the research team, managers, clinical staff and/or others throughout the region, as needed.
  • Creates task schedules, sets deadlines, and monitors progress needed to meet project timelines.
  • Works independently to identify any problems and develops remedies for deviations from project timelines and protocol implementation. Able to suggest or implement resolution to problems with oversight from investigator/Senior PM.
  • Assists with IRB application and monitors continuing review requirements to ensure human subjects compliance.
  • Accountable to MAPRI department management for reporting noncompliance.
  • May act as a functional lead for specific project activities.

  • Bachelor's Degree in public health, hospital/healthcare administration, or a related degree with at least four (4) years of project management experience in a research environment or Master's Degree in public health, hospital/healthcare administration, or a related field with at least two (2) years of project management experience in a research environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and excellent organizational skills.
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines using analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software applications, including Tableau, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Preferred: experience with REDCap, qualitative software (NVivo, Atlas.ti), project mgmt. applications (MS Project, Smartsheet)
  • Effective interpersonal problem-solving, leadership, customer service, and consulting skills.
  • Possesses superior judgment and discretion.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

We value our diversity and E/O/E M/F/D/V.


Posted: 2021-09-08 Expires: 2021-10-10

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