Screening Supervisor

Location: San Antonio, TX, USA

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Requisition Number: 5529

Position Title: Supervisor, Screening

External Description:

SUMMARY:  The Screening Supervisor, is responsible for coordinating all screening department activities.  This is to include assuring that Research Associates are trained in the Informed Consent and the screening process.  The Screening Supervisor will ensure that all practices adhere to FDA regulations, ICH and GCP guidelines.  In addition, they will be responsible for working as a team with other departments in the conduction of a clinical trial.  The Screening Supervisor directly supervises Research Associates, and other screening team members (phlebotomists and technicians). 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Tasks may include but are not limited to: 
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Always represents WCT in a professional manner (verbal, written, and in appearance) when interacting with sponsors, volunteers, outside vendors and fellow employees.
•    Hires, trains, and supervises Research Associates and screening team members.
•    Projects staffing needs in advance to assure adequate staffing for all study assignments.  
•    QCs and signs timesheets for staff as well as approves any scheduled time-off.
•    Sets up coverage for staff when on vacation, out sick, etc.
•    Assigns staff to screening sessions, outpatient visits, and duties as needed.
•    Updates Work Instructions as needed.
•    Trains PRN, part-time and full-time staff on assigned Work Instructions.
•    Trains Research Associates and screening staff to manage screening sessions and outpatient visits, including working visits with trainees.
•    Responsible for ensuring correct payment of subjects and maintaining petty cash reconciliation. 
•    Works closely with the Clinical Study Manager and Clinical Research Coordinator. 
•    Assures Research Associates and screening team members have completed mandatory training in a timely manner.  May require organizing training session with other departments or from an external source.
•    Ensures all required training is completed and thorough documentation is on file before an employee under supervision performs any job-related duties.
•    Maintains a good rapport with all clinical study personnel and seeks their input on performance of Research Associates and screening team members.
•    Maintains department metric for measurement of goals 
•    QC of source documents prior to being used on a study as necessary.
•    Evaluate and update department systems as necessary assuring that department and company needs are met and that applicable regulations are being followed.
•    Holds regularly scheduled team meeting with direct report staff.
•    Covers study procedures or shifts as needed.
•    Additional assignments as warranted by upcoming and ongoing clinical research studies as well as staff. 
•    Responsible for requesting, scheduling and attending any training required for this position. 
•    Attends internal and external meetings as necessary.
•    Responsible for supply ordering to support screening department needs.
Perform other duties as assigned.  The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
 
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 
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Strong interpersonal and communication skills; excellent attention to detail; exceptional organizational and planning skills.
•    Able to project staff, supplies, and equipment needs in advance. 
•    Needs to have good trouble shooting and conflict resolution skills.
•    In-depth knowledge of the clinical research process, including Good Clinical Practices; able to make good, sound decisions under stress and with time restraints.           

•    Possible equipment includes, but is not limited to: microscope, computers, rolling carts, fax machines, photocopiers, telephone, lab apparatus, mop/broom, needles, spirometry, centrifuges, allergy testing equipment, scales, calculators, vital signs equipment, ECG equipment, and other medical equipment.

 
REQUIREMENTS:

Required:     Associates degree or at least 2 years of clinical research experience.
Preferred:     Bachelor’s degree (preferably in the field of Health); two to five years of clinical research experience and supervisory experience
                             
Other:  The Screening Supervisor is responsible for planning staffing needs for screening sessions, outpatient visits and in house daily study visits.  Must be able to follow written and verbal communication.  Must be punctual.
 
The Screening Supervisor has a large amount of contact with staff, study participants, and clients.  Professionalism will be of the utmost importance as a representative of WCT.  
 
The Screening Supervisor must acquire and use exemplary supervisory skills in day to day activities. 
                                                                       
Possible mental demands include, but are not limited to:  reading, math, intense concentration, verbal communication, written communication, client contact, attention to detail, multiple tasks, frequent interruptions, fluctuation in work load, etc.
 
Possible physical demands include, but are not limited to:  lifting and carrying of objects weighing 5-50 lbs., hearing, seeing, gross and fine motor use of upper extremities, kneeling, walking, standing, leaning over for extended periods of time, squatting, eye strain/fatigue, climbing, pushing, pulling, reaching, and exposure risk to potentially infectious blood and/or body fluids, and/or hazardous fumes or chemicals.  
 
Promotion to the next level is not automatic based on years of experience. Personnel are evaluated on proven competency, level of responsibility, and ability to work independently.

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Company Profile:

We’re a global, mid-size CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents — because the path to a cure for the world’s most persist diseases is not paved by those who play it safe, but by those who take pioneering, creative approaches, and implement them with quality and excellence. We are experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs, in the best possible way.

Location_formattedLocationLong: San Antonio, Texas US

CountryEEOText_Description: Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to enabling professionals from all backgrounds and experiences to succeed and, to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and creativity. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, military status, or other class protected by applicable law. Worldwide is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day.

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