Houston Methodist Hospital
At Houston Methodist, the Research Program Manager position is responsible for coordinating processes and a system for matching the research and clinical interest of faculty and/or physicians within Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI) and the Physician Organization (PO) and with affiliated institutions. This position is the liaison for the coordination of all current and ongoing activities of the program in relation to the development, program products, and its collaboration with research and clinical investigators within Houston Methodist (HM), with affiliated and non-affiliated institutions, and with industry partners/collaborators and clients. The Research Program Manager position will assist in the development and preservation of these relationships in support of projects from pre-clinical to clinical stages of development. This position will provide strategic planning as a liaison, assist in maintaining communication, and in allocating resources (material and personnel) for all program projects and will maintain an organized and structured process by which activities are documented and maintained in accordance with project needs
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.
PEOPLE – 20%
SERVICE – 25%
QUALITY/SAFETY – 15%
FINANCE – 25%
GROWTH/INNOVATION – 15%
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.
o Bachelor’s degree
o Master’s or terminal degree preferred
o Three years of experience in a health center (academic or clinical)
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
o Project Management Professional certification (PMP) preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
o Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations
o Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security
o Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles
o Strong communication and presentation skills. Ability to conduct effective presentations
o Ability to establish and maintain positive Sponsor, project team member and internal relationships
o Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
o Advanced spreadsheet skills (i.e., creating pivot tables, performing v-lookups, and managing large data sets). Strong word-processing and presentation software skills
o Strong project and time management skills
o Exhibits resourcefulness, independent action and judgment that are position appropriate.
o Evaluates, selects, and acts on various methods and strategies for solving problems and meeting objectives
o Professional handling of exposure to confidential/sensitive information
o Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability in the face of changing demands
Work Attire Yes/No
Business professional Yes
Other (dept approved) No
Note that employees may be required to be on-call during emergencies (i.e., Disaster, Severe Weather Event, etc.) regardless of selection above
May require travel within Yes
Houston Metropolitan area
May require travel outside No
of Houston Metropolitan area
Travel specifications may vary by department.
Please note any other special considerations to this job:
Since its founding in 1919, Houston Methodist Hospital has earned worldwide recognition. Houston Methodist Hospital is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation’s leading centers for medical education and research. In 2022, U.S. News & World Report named Houston Methodist Hospital to its prestigious Honor Roll for the sixth time. Also, in this year’s rankings, Houston Methodist Hospital was named the No. 1 hospital in Texas for the 11th year in a row. Houston Methodist Hospital directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 946 operating beds, 85 operating rooms and nearly 8,500 employees, Houston Methodist Hospital offers complete care for patients from around the world.