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Senior Site Director, DaVita Clinical Research

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No Brag, Just Fact! 

Over the last decade, we set out to be the world's greatest dialysis company, and over the next decade, we're poised to build the greatest healthcare community the world has ever seen. When you join the DaVita Village, you're joining a winning team. Through our commitment to training, growth and quality, we consistently achieve superior clinical outcomes while giving teammates the opportunity to excel in an award-winning environment that enables them to thrive both professionally and personally
 
Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 
 
Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 

  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    

 

Build. Grow. Lead. Inspire.

 

We are currently seeking a Site Director for our Early Phase Clinical Research facility in Lakewood, CO.

 

About Us:

 

DaVita Clinical Research (DCR) is the bridge linking DaVita services to the pharmaceutical and biotech research community. Some of the world's top nephrologists reside at DCR with scientific leadership spanning over 80 years of experience in renal research. These experts have unsurpassed knowledge, skill and experience related to kidney disease and the passion and dedication to improve the health and well-being of kidney patients.  

 

Status Quo? Not Here.

 

Don't miss this unique opportunity to build, grow and drive the success of an Early Phase Clinical Research site from the ground up.   

 

Responsible for the overall management of a Phase I clinical research facility, our Site Director will play an integral role in defining our success. This highly visible position will be responsible for working collaboratively with a talented and experienced team to grow and develop this unit from a financial and operational perspective.

 

More specifically, this position will be responsible for site planning and management including financial performance, assisting with sales and marking efforts, evaluating study protocols alongside the Medical Director, participating in site visits, negotiating business arrangements with potential sponsors and outside vendors, subject recruitment, regulatory and quality review and 

 
Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. required, advanced degree preferred; minimum of 5+ years progressive experience in managing a Phase I clinical research facility.
  • At least 10+ years prior experience in Phase I clinical research preferred.
  • Understanding of Clinical Research Requirements:  Familiar with clinical research study processes and requirements.  Understands regulatory requirements, as well as Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and International
  • Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines.
  • Communication:  Able to communicate with providers, co-workers, sponsors, and others in a collaborative and courteous manner.  Knowledgeable in medical terminology so as to communicate with physician office and laboratory staff.  Skilled in persuading potential sponsors to place research with the site.
  • Management:  Able to manage a staff of clinical professionals and create a productive, satisfying work environment.
  • Independence:  Demonstrates the initiative to act independently, initiating activity as required and making appropriate decisions within the constraints of study protocols, regulatory requirements, this job description, and company policy.
  • Adaptability:  Able to initiate or modify behavior to achieve desired outcomes in spite of environmental factors, priorities, or problems that might not be well defined or that are subject to change.
  • Computer Skills:  Able to use standard office software, as well as proprietary applications unique to the clinical research industry and individual sponsoring organizations.

 
 
Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
 
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
 
Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply. 
  
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DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

 

 

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

 

DaVita will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.

Position Summary

  • Job Title: Senior Site Director, DaVita Clinical Research
  • Job Function: Other - Corporate Office
  • Location: 11750 West 2nd Place, Suite 300, Lakewood, Colorado