Program Manager – Research Operations – NCI Strategy – Orlando at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

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Program Manager – Research Operations – NCI Strategy – Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire a Program Manager who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.



Work Hours/Shifts:

M – F; 8a-5p



Job Summary:

The Program Manager - Research Operations NCI Strategy Institute Development: Value Based Care Population and Outcomes Research is responsible for managing the development of the AdventHealth Cancer Institute capabilities and functions associated with prevention, control and population science research. Supports thematic areas of epidemiology, primary prevention, early detection, health services, dissemination, palliation and survivorship. Supports linkages to other disease-oriented institutes, other thematic areas, other geographic areas of AdventHealth, and AdventHealth partnerships. Supports research and development for value-based approaches introducing new coordination and navigation methods leading to higher quality care at lower costs. In concert with the Senior Director: Support development of the AdventHealth Cancer Institute connected to value-based care and population requirements of the National Cancer Institute. Promote the development of a portfolio of peer-reviewed cancer related researcher and research-related grants in the areas of value-based care, population science, and outcomes research. Focus efforts to clearly distinguish AdventHealth as a consortium center, going beyond basic clinical networks and affiliations with community hospitals, toward multiple, peer-review funded portfolio of cancer-relevant research equivalent to NIH grants. Support interactions with institute development connected to value-based care population health and outcomes, including IT, genomics, care navigation and project management. Support activities leading to translation of innovative research leading to new care models for the AdventHealth Cancer Institute. Collaborate with department functional groups in the AdventHealth Research Institute, including the Center for Collaborative Research, the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), and the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) to problem solve and ensure that research studies are robust. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of or the ability to learn cancer and/or health related outcomes, the healthcare triple aim, value-based care, epidemiology, population health, data mining, and/or the connection and correlation between value of outcomes and cost of care, including hospital, practice, insurance and the patient
  • Able to establish priorities and problem solve relating to research regulations, institutional policy and operation procedures, and the responsible conduct of research
  • Ability to interact diplomatically with a variety of professionals across departments and externally
  • Attention to detail, organized, self-starter who fosters and environment of teamwork
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
  • Knowledge of statistical and analytical models, such as healthcare databases or registries
  • Knowledge of the shift from volume to value, the health triple aim, epidemiology, populations, and/or health insurance industry connected to oncology
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and/or surgical device industry including infusion medication including chemotherapy and immunotherapy, surgical resection and procedures, and emerging technology such as CAR-T
  • Knowledge of medical coding, data mining and establishing data correlations to enable researchers to develop hypotheses, make judgments and aid decision making
  • Experience working in a health care delivery system (or physician practice) implementing new or innovative care and/or payment models
  • Experience with merging models for oncology care delivery, oncology business models and the use of metrics to evaluate progress towards improving health, health care and costs
  • Experience with multi-site, multi-institutional and/or cross agency collaboration EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare, business, finance, engineering, computer science, or research-related fields
  • Three years of experience in related content field such as: health outcomes, value-based care, epidemiology, population health, data mining, or related health-associated role
  • Two years in a managerial/supervisory role, coaching up others, or ability to learn requirements for manager EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
  • Five years in administration and/or supervisory role, and/or coaching up others for performance (Preferred)
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Health, Public Administration, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, or other relevant degree (Preferred)
  • Five years of experience in a health delivery system, managed care organization, biopharmaceutical organization, surgical organization, or related program (Preferred)
  • Experience with patient navigation and care coordination (Preferred)
  • Experience working with Electronic Medical Records and electronic medical charge billing and coding, and/or associated processes (Preferred)
  • Experience with scenario modeling, expected value, monte carlo analysis, etc. (Preferred)
  • Experience in big data of health outcomes (e.g. medical records, laboratory data) and health costs (insurance claims, billing data) in the oncology field highly desirable (Preferred)
  • Experience with drawing correlations between health outcomes and health costs, including building relational databases and drawing out pricing information, risk adjustments, and/or statistical probability (Preferred)
  • Highly desired is excellent knowledge of quantitative fields (e.g. statistics, computer-science, biostatistics, mathematics, epidemiology) (Preferred)
  • Experience navigating processes associated with information technology and contracting approval functions (Preferred)
  • Experience working with external vendors (Preferred)



Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Association of Cancer Executives (ACE) (Preferred)
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) (Preferred)



Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • In collaboration with the Sr. Director, serve as the lead for special research operations connected to the AdventHealth Cancer Institute, NCI Strategy, and value-based population and outcomes research. Support development of the AdventHealth Cancer Institute’s efforts in prevention, control and population science research as part of its pursuit of National Cancer Institute strategies. (Preferred)
  • Support interactions with IT oriented Institute Development, including data registries, value-based care initiatives, oncology care models, epidemiology, post-market requirements and commitments, post-authorization safety and efficacy, effectiveness studies and risk evaluation and mitigation, drug utilization and comparison, ethnicity sensitivity analyses and other studies using internal and external automated healthcare databases or registries. (Preferred)
  • In concert with the Senior Director, work closely with leaders in the AdventHealth Research Institute (AHRI), AdventHealth Cancer Institute (AHCI), AdventHealth Medical Group (AHMG), AdventHealth Data Governance Council, AdventHealth Information Technology (AIT), Surgical Health Outcomes Consortium (SHOC), Center for Collaborative Research (CCR), and others. Support cross-function team and collaborative research projects. (Preferred)
  • Interact with physicians, researchers, clinical staff, billing staff, information technology staff, contract staff. Interact with stakeholders to establish access to data sources, queries, and framework for the conduct of research with a wide variety of non-interventional studies. (Preferred)
  • Support partnerships, licensing, negotiations, budgeting necessary for connecting with cancer value-based, population health and epidemiological research. Support existing cancer-related research registries and data sources. Develop concepts to deploy databases for practice research studies. Support approaches and processes that provide increasingly more precise and meaningful real-world evidence (RWE) leading to more efficient management of cancer outcomes, clinical development, regulatory filings, commercialization, and research. (Preferred)
  • Support efforts to build operational capabilities for surgical, medical and radiation oncology outcomes, cancer-related activities with other clinical fields (e.g. cancer-cardiovascular, onco-metabolism). In this role, support identification, development, establishment of approved IT solutions for data transfer, storage, management & maintenance. (Preferred)
  • Supervises direct reports, including developing and maintaining a positive work environment as well as disciplinary actions when needed and completion of evaluations. (Preferred)
  • Coauthor/author policy, standard operation procedures (SOPs), and Work Instructions (WI). (Preferred)
  • Review study protocols and conduct pre-study planning. (Preferred)
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Leadership. (Preferred)
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Program Manager – Research Operations NCI opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Program Manager, Research Operations, NCI, NCI Strategy, Orlando



Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Other Clinical Professional
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jul 10, 2019, 2:33:08 PM

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