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Director Clinical Research

JFK Medical Center

Atlantis, Florida
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Full Time
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Facility description:

JFK Medical Center is a multi-campus medical center with four locations throughout Palm Beach County. Our Main Campus in Atlantis is a 472-bed acute care medical and surgical facility known for our Comprehensive Services including: 24-Hour Emergency Services, Cardiovascular Care, Cancer Care, Breast Care, Neurosciences, Stroke Care, General, Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery, Orthopedic Care, Spine Care, Bariatrics, Sleep Disorders, Wound Management, Behavioral Health and Obstetrics.

 At JFK, our level of service and dedicated team of professionals rank among the best in the nation, with all of our employees possessing the perfect combination of compassion, empathy, honesty and respect, ultimately helping us to fulfill the hospitals mission of providing a superior patient experience.  From hiring the best and brightest, to creating a dynamic work place, JFK ensures continuing education and advancements are among our top priorities.

 What makes us special…

The City of Atlantis is located near the coastal cities of Lake Worth and Boynton Beach.  Close to the beach, trendy restaurants and shopping malls. There’s a little something for everybody.

 On site benefits for JFK Medical Center include Child Care (6 weeks to pre K), JFK Charter School (K -5), ship-a-weigh program – shipping packages anywhere in the US from our loading dock for 40% off, gym with personal trainer FREE, and much more!

 JFK Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!

 Job Description:

Reporting to the CEO, the Director provides daily departmental guidance in the appropriate conduct of research; responsible for monitoring active clinical research studies throughout the Palm Beach Market.

 Responsibilities Include:

  • Institutional review of new protocols, assistance in preparation of hospital budget components, documentation of institutional and IRB approval, preparation/execution of institutional study agreements and oversight of study billing
  • Represent the Palm Beach Market as liaison related to research compliance
  • Work closely with research coordinators to monitor protocols, including reporting of serious adverse events occurring within the facilities
  • Monitor compliance with all policies and procedures as they relate to research and clinical trials
  • Oversee HIPAA process and monitor/audit studies as required for compliance

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  • Current State of Florida RN Licensure
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Federal Regulations pertaining to Human Subject Protection including: 45 CFR 46, 21 CFR 50, 21 CFR 56, 21 CFR 312 and 21 CFR 812
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in research administration and experience ensuring institutional federal compliance in a healthcare research environment required, ideally in a hospital
  • Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills required


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