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Manager Research Services - Trauma Research

Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 55013
Date Posted: Sep 17, 2022

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The UCHealth Southern Colorado Trauma Research Program is seeking an experienced Research Manager. This position will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of daily operations of clinical research trials as well as secondary data studies. 

Work Schedule: Full Time, Days 


  • Assists with developing departmental goals, standards, and objectives which directly support the strategic plan and vision of the organization.  
  • Collaborates with Trauma Services and all applicable parties, including Trauma Medical Director, to ensure ACS Level 1 Trauma Research designations are met and maintained.   
  • Collaborates with Neuroscience service line and all applicable parties, including Stroke Medical Director, to ensure Compressive Stroke Center research designations are met and maintained.
  • Manages staff including performance management, staff satisfaction, and conflict management. Performs and oversees scheduling, recruitment, payroll, and student engagements. 
  • Monitors departmental budgets, regulatory compliance, departmental contracts, and vendor relations. Determines and justifies needs for systems/equipment/supplies purchases, monitors usage, and oversees proper working order and/or stock supplies. 
  • Assesses the quality of services delivered and coordinates services with staff, the Institutional Review Board (IRB), other departments, and external agencies. 


  • Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's degree in a health or science related field. Nursing preferred. 
  • Required Licensure/Certification: None Required. Colorado RN license preferred.
  • Minimum Experience: 3 years of clinical research experience. Experience in ICU, ED, Trauma, Acute Care bedside nursing preferred.
  • Successful candidates will be detail-oriented, have excellent oral and written communication skills, be adept at learning new technologies, possess strong collaboration skills across various stakeholders, and enjoy solving complex problems in the conduct of clinical research.
  • Research certification (ACRP, SoCRA, RAPS, etc.) preferred.
  • BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.

The pay range for this position is: $39.32 - $62.90 / hour.  Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.

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We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve.   As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.


Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy.  We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.  


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UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution.  As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements.  No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status.  UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.


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