The Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, a division of Denver Health presents the following career opportunity for a Senior Director of Clinical Research and Pharmacovigilance:
Executive of Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Center responsible for Rocky Mountain Research and Consulting Business Unit whose main responsibility is developing and leading an international academic research and consulting team in the United States, Canada and Europe. Reports to Director, Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center.
Responsible for the overall management and development of clinical, epidemiological and other health-related research programs at RMPDC-Denver Health and the fulfillment of related contractual agreements/obligations while ensuring compliance and adherence to regulatory policies. Responsible for establishing and directing all processes, policies, procedures and strategic objectives to develop, enhance and promote research and grant administration activities internally and in collaboration with other Denver Health and external organizations (both public and private). Provides leadership, vision, business development, marketing and strategic direction to Research Department and Medical Toxicology staff as well as participates in the leadership and management of RMPDC and its business units.
Successful candidate will be a dynamic business developer with proven experience acquiring new clients, expanding services with existing clients and expertise in client retention.
The Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center: Throughout our 60-plus year history, Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center has provided regulatory compliant processes through our contact centers and research/consulting group. Our contact centers provide services related to public health information, poison control, medical information, adverse event, product quality and nurse triage and are completely devoted to maintaining both compliance with federal regulatory agencies and the standards of public health.
RADARS: The Researched, Abuse, Diversion and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS®) System provides timely and geographic-specific data to the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory agencies, policymakers and medical/public health officials to aid in understanding trends in the abuse, misuse, and diversion of prescription drugs in the United States. The RADARS System is composed of multiple signal detection systems and is an independent operation of the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center (RMPDC).
The RADARS System measures rates of abuse, misuse and diversion throughout the United States, contributing to the understanding of trends and aiding the development of effective interventions. These data assist pharmaceutical companies in fulfillment of their regulatory obligations such as risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMS).
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 500-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, eight family health centers, 13 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, an off-site 100 bed non-medical detoxification unit and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $4 billion in care for the uninsured since 1991. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving thirty percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 160,000 individuals and 40% of Denver’s children.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Education: Master's degree in public health, health services, health policy, social or behavioral sciences, statistics, or related field required. Doctoral degree preferred.
Experience: At least eight years’ experience facilitating research administration and strategic development within a large organization required. Administrative experience should include oversight of human subjects, public health and epidemiological research programs, preferably with multi-center or inter-organizational collaborations. At least five years of experience in progressively responsible management activities including administration, budget development and oversight, human resources management, liaison activities, and strategic leadership required.
Preferred Experience: Experience growing businesses internationally, preferably in Canada and/or Europe.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Expertise in development and management of federal and non-federal (e.g., industry, foundation) grant funding, contracting, and administration processes. Possesses business and leadership skills and demonstrates the ability to collaborate and foster inter-organizational relationships. Can demonstrate ability to plan, develop and implement organizational operational policies, strategic objectives and initiatives. Has had responsibility for development and attainment of long-term and short-term financial, operational and strategic goals. Proven ability to lead in a complex business and compliance environment and has directed and mentored the work of others (managers, directors, physicians). Can oversee the fulfillment of contractual agreements with governmental and corporate clients. Demonstrated ability to produce workable solutions to challenging situations. Ability to analyze and interpret data, financials and reports. Effective written communication skills and verbal communication skills including one-to-one, in small groups and in public speaking contexts.
Throughout our 60-plus year history, Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center has provided regulatory compliant processes through our contact centers and research/consulting group.Our contact centers provide services related to public health information, poison control, medical information, adverse event, product quality and nurse triage and are completely devoted to maintaining both compliance with federal regulatory agencies and the standards of public health.