Regional Clinical Research Manager

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DaVita Clinical Research
Minneapolis, MN
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 22, 2021
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DaVita Clinical Research (DCR), a wholly owned subsidiary of DaVita Inc., is the research arm of DaVita. DCR innovates through retrospective outcomes research aimed at improving care and quality of life for people with kidney disease. DCR assists pharmaceutical and medical device companies in the design, recruitment and completion of clinical trials using its renal research site network. For 30 years we have helped 500+ clients with their development projects. DCR is based in Minneapolis, MN and operates in locations across the US.

The Clinical Regional Research Manager serves to aid in the coordination, management, and conduct of clinical research in DCR's Late Phase Renal research operations at regional study sites. This position reports to the Director of Operations.

This position will be based in our Minneapolis office and support a region that includes Minneapolis and surrounding areas.


  • 20% Accountable for all research sites in the region to ensure proper resourcing of teammates, vendors, and supplies for study load to ensure successful execution of all clinical studies in the region.
  • 20% Develop research operations in region by adding additional dialysis units and/or physician clinics with current physician partners. Meet with practice manager to determine appropriate physician clinics for expansion of clinical studies. Meet with appropriate field teammates to determine feasibility to conduct research studies at new dialysis units.
  • 20% Collaborate with DCR departments to create new processes, resolve challenges, and strategize future planning.
  • 15% Demonstrates compliance with good clinical practice (GCP) and applicable law, and verifies that study teams comply with GCP, applicable law, study protocols, DCR policies and procedures, and with the standards customary in the clinical research industry.
  • 10% Develop new relationships with area physicians interested in conducting clinical research studies.
  • 10% Serves as a liaison between the physicians (Principal Investigator or Sub-Investigator), study sponsors and DaVita facility teammates. Conducts site selection visits with sponsors for placement of clinical studies.
  • 5% Other duties as assigned

  • BS/BA is strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years of clinical research experience or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in leading, managing, coaching and developing a team
  • Ability to travel 25%-50% of the time depending on business needs (Nights and weekends - with 10% overnight travel and minimal weekend work may be required)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, and adjust priorities appropriately in an evolving work environment with shifting time frames; self-starter with high degree of initiative, urgency, and follow through.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in managing confidential information and/or issues using discretion and judgment.
  • Commitment to and role model of DaVita's values with ability to demonstrate those positively and proactively to patients, teammates, management, physicians, and/or vendors (Village Service Partners) in everyday performance and interactions.

Here is what you can expect when you join our Village:
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.

Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
  • Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
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