Position Summary This position supports the selection, development and completion of sponsored projects with the direction of the Director of Business Development and the Executive Director. Responsible for monitoring sponsored projects for GxP, clinical, and non-clinical testing studies for Advanced Diagnostics (ADx) labs.
Sets project timelines, per contractual obligations, to the detail of study tasks for the purpose of scheduling visibility and completion in collaboration with the Account Manager, client and internal stakeholders (pre-analytical, laboratory and supporting staff) through project tracking tools.
Build and maintain project tracking tools to plan and execute study testing, resulting and close out activities of sponsored projects. Tools should be readily usable for all key ADx stakeholders.
Maintains real-time status of study progress and results through completion.
Leads post contract study start up activities.
Responsible for performing Sample and Data Management tasks from DTA’s to programming and data transfers in collaboration with the labs and external resources.Interfaces as a hands-on project manager by helping complete tasks in collaboration with the laboratories, pre-analytical, billing, and the client.
Ensures sample shipping instructions, requisitioning, data resulting and, if applicable, tables and reports associated with projects, including lab results, QC, data analysis and data transfers. Communicates these timelines, results and issues to internal stakeholds and the client.
Serves as the designated contact for ongoing studies with external clients to answer questions regarding status of project. Communicates and collaborates with clients and ADx staff on client expectations, deliverables and change order requests to offer unparalleled project management and customer service.
Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health.
Adaptability: Balances competing demands of multiple projects by setting priorities, communicating change, and meeting deadlines; recovers quickly from setbacks and maintains focus under stress; can handle multiple changes in direction or assignments; consistently learns quickly when facing new problems; embraces change and unfamiliar tasks; consistently analyzes both success and failure to determine how to improve; maintains open mind and willingness to try new ideas or approaches; analyzes both success and failure to determine how to improve; has a desire to learn.
Creativity: Supports and delivers initiatives; focuses well on vision or concept implementation; generates new ideas and assist with implementation
Customer Focus: Proactively shares new knowledge with appropriate constituents; will look at processes and results with the laboratory in mind, and with the customer or patient in the forefront; brokers customer and physician relationships with other complementary service providers or departments; shares new knowledge with appropriate colleagues, clients and physicians as necessary.
Decision Quality: Solutions prove to be correct and accurate when judged over time; understands and makes decisions that benefit the laboratory and the individual.
Drive for Results: Productivity is above expectations; balances achieving individual goals with providing value to laboratory; volunteers for additional projects and identifies new initiatives and fills in for staff absences.
Informing and Communicating: Addresses issues as they arise or within an appropriate time interval; effectively uses all forms of communication; Informs coworkers/leadership of when work product may be affected. Identifies key issues to pursue for maximum input rather than arguing every point; demonstrates ability to restate others’ positions accurately—reflecting both facts and feelings; maintains long-term objectives while resolving short-term challenges.
Laboratory Knowledge: Improving laboratory knowledge to communicate and collaborate well with customers.
Professional Relationships: Appreciate workforce diversity; seeks value in diversity and differences; encourages positive attitude in others.
Perseverance/Resourcefulness: Works to apply new approaches to existing challenges when delegated; is open-minded and will find new solutions when obvious problem or gap exists; validates accuracy of information collected; uses internal knowledge bases or best practices.
Problem Solving: Considers customer implications and perceptions when approaching problems to proposing solutions; reconciles inconsistent details within SOPs or processes; able to identify problem or key issue, able to rapidly perform complex analysis, accurately assess situations, probes all potential sources for answers; can see hidden problems; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answer.
Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility None
Travel Limited travel may be required.
Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.
Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.
Salary Range: $70,000 - $85,000
Benefits At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset.
With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families.
Medical Plans, Dental Plans and Vision Insurance
FSA and HSA
Short and Long Term Disability
Life Insurance and AD&D
Voluntary Benefits, like Accident Insurance, Critical Care and Hospital Indemnity
Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or related field required. Master’s degree in a scientific field is preferred.
Work Experience: A minimum of 4 years of recent and related experience is required. Laboratory experience preferred.
Special Training, Certification or Licensure: PMP certification or equivalent preferred. Smartsheet, Tableau and programming/coding experience preferred.
Some call it a career. For us, it's a calling.
As the leading respiratory hospital in the nation, National Jewish Health is pioneering a new era of preventive and personalized medicine. By combining our efforts in comprehensive care, academic education and ground-breaking research, we're able to develop treatments that help our patients live more productive lives. If you believe in working for an organization where Breathing Science is Life, we invite you to join our team!
At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset. With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families which include: Medical Plans, Dental Plans, Vision Insurance, Retirement Plan, FSA and HSA, Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and AD&D, Accident Insurance, Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off, Wellness Program, and Legal Plan
National Jewish Health is a non-profit, non-sectarian institution and is a longstandin...g cornerstone in the Denver healthcare community. National Jewish Health seeks to attract the best-qualified candidates who support the mission, vision and values of the Institution and those who respect and promote excellence through diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, marital, familial or parental status, genetic information, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected classification. We are a tobacco and fragrance free environment.