Director of Clinical Trials Quality

at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (view profile)
Location Madison, WI
Date Posted March 17, 2020
Category Health Research Institute
Job Type Full-time
Address 750 Highland Ave.



The Director of Clinical Trials Quality is responsible for the direction and leadership of operational, financial, programmatic and personnel activities for Clinical Trials Quality. This includes establishing, meeting and continuously monitoring the goals and objectives while maintaining alignment with the strategic goals and objectives set by the organization. While the range of duties and responsibilities is broad and varied, the position's major responsibility is directing the day-to-day operations, and human resource management. This position works closely with a variety of stakeholders, coordinating the activities of clinical research quality across the enterprise. Additionally, this position is a key member of the Clinical Trials Leadership team and will work to lead initiatives related to clinical trials accreditation.

The Director of Clinical Trials Quality systematically monitors performance, and in partnership with other clinical research leaders, develops strategic initiatives to improve quality. The Director of Clinical Trials Quality directs teams responsible for environmental scanning, maintaining document systems, tracking corrective actions, leading quality improvement activities and supporting auditing and monitoring both internally and by external organizations. This position is tasked with continuously monitoring regulations and accreditation requirements as they relate to clinical research and assisting in the identification of systems issues that impact clinical research. Director of Clinical Trials Quality assures compliance with applicable regulatory standards and state and federal laws governing research and is responsible for assuring organizational readiness for accreditation and certification surveys.

The Director of Clinical Trials Quality will report directly to the Chief Clinical Research Officer and will build and maintain strong partnerships with the UW Health Quality Team.

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