Health, Project Management/Program Development, Research and Information
4 Year Degree
The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) seeks a highly motivated, well-organized individual for the position of Manager, Research and Grants Programs. This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the various research programs within the society. He/she reports to Manager of Research and Quality Programs and works with a tight-knit group of staff, volunteers and assigned independent consultants. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a small and growing medical specialty society who is focused on the socioeconomic issues impacting health care providers in the women’s health space.
Research Networks and Committees (Junior Faculty Network, Fellows Research Network, Scientific Committee)
Work closely with project principal investigators (PI), steering committees, corporate sponsors, and network participants to ensure the successful, timely, and on budget completion of network projects
Establish a very thorough understanding of all projects, with the ability to communicate the purpose, status and goals to others
Manage project budgets and maintain rigorous controls
Handle participation agreements with research sites
Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Registry (PFDR)
Work with AUGS volunteers, study sites, industry, the FDA and registry vendor to ensure a timely and on budget completion of 522 studies required by the FDA
Oversee internal data management activities, database setup, and data quality control checks, and generate standard and custom reports for internal and external use
Review project deliverables for quality and adherence to standards and procedures
Ensure ongoing communication with sponsors and sites
Maintain clinical research records and related documents
Coordinate regulatory submissions as required
Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Foundation’s Grant Programs
Ensure grant programs are advertised and promoted, encouraging applications
Enforce application processes, review applications for completeness/accuracy and advise applicants as needed
Manage contracts and associated reports and payments
Coordinate the logistics of the Foundation’s annual grant review process
Track researchers, identify connections, seek success stories, look for communications pieces to demonstrate the foundation’s impact
Coding and Reimbursement
Serve as the staff liaison to the Coding and Reimbursement Committee; responsibilities include: scheduling conference calls; send out meeting notices; maintain rosters; prepare meeting materials; and provide on-site support for the committee, including maintaining accurate minutes; coordinate coding education opportunities for committee members
Communicate coding and reimbursement government regulation changes to membership.
Maintain the coding question and answers section of the AUGS website.
SECONDARY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Support the AQUIRE Registry and Manager of Research and Quality Programs as needed
Develop internal SOPs and maintain tracking tools to monitor various timelines, budgets, training and enrollment in AUGS Research programs
Maintain oversight of project budgets
Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years work experience required; advanced degree in Public Health, Research or related area strongly preferred. Should possess education and experience in data management, statistical analysis and research methodology, commensurate with the responsibilities of the position. Resourcefulness, self-starting, excellent organizational, analytical and PC skills required. Must be proficient in higher-level desktop and internet software functions. Requires excellent oral and written communication skills, superior interpersonal skills. Creativity, enthusiasm and a team focus, coupled with autonomy and self-confidence necessary. Attention to detail and follow-through essential. Needs demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and successfully multi-task competing priorities. Working knowledge of scientific, medical, and/or coding terminology a plus. Some travel required.
Additional Salary Information: AUGS offers a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Internal Number: 11
About American Urogynecologic Society
The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS), founded in 1979, is the premier non-profit organization representing more than 1,900 members including practicing physicians, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, nurses and health care professionals, as well as researchers from many disciplines, all dedicated to treating female pelvic floor disorders. As the leader in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, AUGS promotes the highest quality patient care through excellence in education, research and advocacy. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a small and growing medical specialty society who is focused on the socioeconomic issues impacting health care providers in the women’s health space.