Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Research Director to oversee the Heart and Vascular & Neuroscience Research departments at Swedish Cherry Hill Campus in Seattle, WA.
The Research Director is responsible for providingleadership and direction for the management of research programs, and providingadministrative oversight relating to the conduct of research projects.
In this position, you will:
Develop, implement and revise and business plans to promote increased research activity in the area of specialization
Develop and communicate research goals, objectives and mission to appropriate parties, insuring that activities are congruent with overall mission, values, vision and goals of the clinical area
Be accountable for financial management (profit/loss), compliance, and conduct of research in the assigned area of specialization
Be accountable for competency and well-being of research staff
Promote an environment of cooperation and collaboration between internal investigators and the surrounding research community
Work in conjunction with internal and external boards to promote ethical research and community involvement
Research Director Qualifications:
Required qualifications for this position include:
Strong commercial/clinical research background
Graduate degree in science and/or business
Minimum of five years’ experience in research administration at academic or independent research institution
Advanced working knowledge of regulatory requirements (federal, state and local) for administration of research
Financial management experience
Excellent communication skills,both verbal and written
Long-term strategic vision and ability to present ideas effectively in a variety of settings
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Post Graduate degree preferred(or equivalent experience)
Hospital based research background, especially from a large system or highly matrixed organization
Heart and Vascular,Neuroscience research background
Medical background (e.g. Nursing)
Familiarity with federal research
Laboratory based research background
About the Cherry Hill Campus:
What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish healthcare system.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
When applying online, please reference job number 212935.