Regional Director, Clinical Research Operations

SCL Health
Denver, CO
Post Date:
December 04, 2019
Job Status:



You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Regional Director, Clinical Research Operations for the Front Range, CO.


You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.


Youre equally comfortable with clinical research and supervising a strong team as you manage the day-to-day research operations of the research program of our Front Range region sites:  Saint Joseph Hospital, Lutheran Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center and Platte Valley Medical Center. 


Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.




System Services is our Corporate Headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado and is located within the Oracle campus. SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the well-being of the people we serve.


Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.


This position is eligible for an At Risk Compensation bonus.




Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.


Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.


Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.


Your day


As a Regional Director, Clinical Research Operations you need to know how to:

  • Oversee research program day-to-day operations and all research associates at assigned care sites to ensure that research site is in compliance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures.  Manage human resource functions such as interviewing, selection, orientation, education/training, coaching, feedback, performance evaluation, time keeping and file management. 
  • Ensure coverage for all site research activities related to patient enrollment and visit coordination.  Ensure that all research activities are coordinated with affected departments within the care site and that appropriate vendor agreements are in place as needed.
  • Drive, as a member of the research leadership team, accountability standards to ensure that accrual targets and financial objectives are achieved.
  • Function as a liaison between system services, research committees, and care sites to communicate and implement research initiatives, opportunities, and issues.
  • Encourage and maintain research focus for care sites to grow and maintain the research program.  This responsibility includes collaborating in the process of appropriate study selection for the research program and assessing new opportunities for growth such as new service lines needing support and assessment and recommendations for potential new sites. Manage the daily operations of department. Collaborate with the department management team in planning, program development, human resource management, budget planning, customer satisfaction, patient safety, communication and compliance with regulatory agencies.


Your experience


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • Masters degree in clinical or scientific related discipline.
  • Research certification (either SoCRA or ACRP).
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in clinical research.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience.

Your next move


Now that you know more about being a Regional Director, Clinical Research Operations on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.



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