Project Manager

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

2013007 Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology

About the Unit
The Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology provides care for patients and families with acute and chronic medical conditions, or other hematologic diseases, requiring the specialty knowledge and skills of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation.

Job Information

Job Summary:

The Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Project Manager will serve as an advocate in the community for cancer health promotional activities and events.The manager identifies and organizes support and resources available to patients in the AYA program.


  • Manage the daily operations of the AYA cancer support/activities room.
  • Organize and facilitate regularly scheduled support group meetings
  • Create, enforce, and document the completion of a tests, referrals and services checklist for each new patient seen and treated in the AYA clinic.
  • Identify and enroll patients in appropriate correlative studies within the AYA clinic space including clinical trials and survey studies.
  • Coordinate bio specimen collection and processing for biology and/or treatment studies
  • Administer surveys to participants and maintain electronic data capture systems.
  • Maintain accurate and complete regulatory records which may include, but are not limited to, signed informed consent, relevant IRB approvals, source documentation, and Case Report Forms.
  • May assist with preparation of protocols, amendments and other necessary documents required for review by the IRB.
  • Interact with pediatric and adult disease groups that span the AYA spectrum to facilitate referrals to support groups, fertility preservation, psychosocial support and clinical trials
  • Develop community partners for AYA support, including non-hospital based activities that are focused on AYA patients with cancer.
  • Develop and maintain educational materials and resources for the AYA cancer support/activity room.
  • Facilitate use of the AYA room for patient activities which may include, but is not limited to, meditation, nutritional support, and fertility counseling.

  • Ability to interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patients, staff, faculty, and others required.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and discretion required.
  • Strong data management skills and attention to details required.
  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet/database, communications, and graphics software required.
  • Ability to read and understand complex documents (e.g. research protocols) required.
  • Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm required.
  • Ability to absorb large amounts of information quickly required.

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree preferred

  • Minimum of 2 years coordinating clinical research projects required
  • Experience in oncology and working with the AYA population preferred

Technical Knowledge or Skills:
  • Microsoft Office

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements (if applicable):
  • Standard office and outpatient clinic setting

Required Documents:

The following documents are required to be considered for this position:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • References

NOTE: When applying, all required documents, including cover letters, MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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Job No:
Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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