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Geisinger Research Project Manager I - Forty Fort or other Geisinger Location in Danville, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

Responsible for management of research projects including protocol development and implementation, regulatory submissions and adherence, project planning, project tracking and reporting, team management, monitoring of study finances, data collection and quality, and assisting in the creation of final reports and publications. Secondary responsibilities include assisting with the development and management of new projects.

Job Duties

  • Works with principal investigator and research team to implement research studies.

  • Monitors study budgets.

  • Assists in developing study budgets for noncomplex studies with minimal supervision.

  • Ensures adherence to federal or other regulatory requirements and assists with self-audits of studies for regulatory compliance.

  • Develops, implements and manages protocols.

  • Responsible for implementation of a project plan and for overall project management including mentoring and management of the study team, progress tracking and reporting, quality control, recruitment and research support staff training and management.

  • Manages all research project-related activities to meet project goals and milestones, based on study design.

  • Communicates resource needs, issues, project status and milestones met to project team, research investigators and key stakeholders.

  • Handles sensitive project issues and provides resolution.

  • Develops and delivers study specific material.

  • Hires, trains and supervises project staff.

  • Prepares data dictionaries and oordinates with the data management, data security, and implementing of quality control procedures with the data team.

  • Wokr with the research investigator to manage grant applications and contract requests.

  • Provides pre and post award study managmenet.

  • Under guidance from the research staff, contributes to preparation of research proposals, final reports, and study manuscripts for publication.

Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

Position Details


Bachelor's Degree-Related Field of Study (Required)


Minimum of 5 years-Relevant experience* (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.