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Program Lead Scientific Workforce Development CTSI-CN
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in a biological science. Master's Degree, preferred.

Minimum Work Experience
4 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 4 years of related and progressive experience in healthcare, clinical research, science writing, medical publishing, or a related field.

Functional Accountabilities

Functional Category Accountability Statement
Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program 1 Coordinates review of pilot proposals by CTSI-CN Scientific Review Group members.
2 Facilitates annual release of RFA to investigators within the CTSI-CN membership, Children's National and GW faculty.
3 Ensures compliance with CNHS policies and procedures, and regulatory standards and demonstrates proficiency in compiling and analyzing data to support upper management decision-making.
4 Serves as the liaison between CNHS, The George Washington University, and external stakeholders as needed.
5 Ensures compliance with CNHS policies and procedures, and regulatory standards and demonstrates proficiency in compiling and analyzing data to support upper management decision-making.
6 Supports Pilot Leadership in the implementation of CTSI-CN Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program initiatives.
Grants Enhancement Program 1 Serves as the primary contact for submission and "registration" for proposal reviews by the Grants Enhancement Program.
2 Assists Grants Enhancement Program leadership by scheduling meetings, coordinating K/R group meetings, Open Studios, and other meetings as needed.
3 Tracks, schedules, and organizes as needed for Grants Enhancement activities; K Group meeting, R Groupmeeting, Grants Enhancement staff meetings and serves as the administrative arm of the Grants Enhancement Program.
4 Works in partnership with the Grants and Contracts Office to ensure current policies and procedures are communicated to junior faculty for grant submissions and materials are updated accordingly.
5 Provides direction and instructions to junior faculty during the process of assembling proposals on how to most easily and accurately assemble grant proposals themselves
6 Consults with junior faculty developing research proposals regarding questions and issues encountered in assembling and packaging proposals
7 Ensures effective communication between GEP faculty/staff and investigators throughout GEP experience.
8 Manages online Grants Enhancement resources by creating, organizing, and updating materials as needed
9 Tracks all Grants Enhancement activities for description tabulation and reporting (REDCap, spreadsheet, or other)
10 Responsible for initiating GEP follow-up survey and dissemination to gather data regarding follow-on grant awards.
Translational Workforce Development 1 Implements effective tools and processes to address clinical and translational research gaps and educational needs under the direction of the TWD co-leads.
2 Serves as the liaison between CNHS, The George Washington University, and external stakeholders as needed.
3 Serves as the programmatic/administrative lead by being the primary point person for Translational Workforce Development module related projects/initiatives.
4 Works closely with TWD/CSSP leadership and the Instructional Designer to develop and complete Clinical Research Training modules hosted on the Learning Management System. 
Responsible Conduct of Research 1 Ensure compliance with standards for the responsible conduct of research, research ethics and integrity, safety and compliance, including data security, privacy, confidentiality and human subjects protection.
2 Plan, conduct, and manage research projects within the federal, local and institutional regulations, policies and prodecure, guidelines and standards under the direction of the principal investigator.
3 Ensures the timely filing of regulatory documents as designated by the PI and monitors compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
4 Responsible for appropriate use of research funds and resources.
5 Ensure compliance with all annual training requirements.
6 Partner with Compliance Program staff to foster a culture of compliance and the development and implementation of action plans in preparation or response to external or internal audits.
7 Maintain professional growth and development and enhance quality improvement initiatives and regulatory compliance through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of the latest trends in field of expertise.

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.