Program Operations Coordinator - Research

Job Requisition #: JR70367

End Date: 12/4/2023

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and are passionate about delivering exceptional health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare!

ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic healthcare organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible, and lowering healthcare costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a free-standing emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care, and women's health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute and was rated by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation's Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. It is continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the Best Hospital. With the unique CareVio data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

ChristianaCare Offers

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
  • Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions
  • Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
  • 12-week paid parental leave
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

About This Position

ChristianaCare is searching for a Program Operations Coordinator to provide technical assistance and collaborate with Principal Investigators to support the development and execution of appropriate research designs, The coordinator will create evaluation and analysis plans, providing maintenance and coordination of data collection, literature review, pre and post award activities including but not limited to preparing grant applications and post award grant compliance and management. Responsibilities include.....

  • Provides assistance and technical support for the submission of grant applications according to institutional and external funding agency requirements and assures compliance with application and system standards.
  • Coordinates research grants, sub-contracts and other contracts related activities for the Office of Research Coordination and areas assigned for support of research.
  • Provides technical leadership of research or administrative assistance to projects.
  • Coordination of systems, policies and procedures affecting the submission, review, approval, tracking and reporting of grant application submissions, grant awards, reports and contracts.
  • Manages tracking and develops reports for scholarly activity for faculty including submission of manuscripts, abstracts, posters and presentations.
  • Maintains research and evaluation data sets and databases, ability to abstract study data and query resolution.
  • Prepares, submits and maintains up to date IRB documentation for all projects including conducting reviews of patient eligibility, obtaining informed consent, performing qualitative interviews per protocol.
  • Participates in writing grants, identifying opportunities and strategic partnerships and developing budgets.
  • Assists in facilitating required research updates via developing reports and keeping team members up to date with process and outcomes deliverables.
  • Collaborates with research team to plan, organize and conduct clinical outcomes research, including clinical studies, database studies, survey research and quality improvement projects.
  • Manages projects and personnel, support project team members.
  • Communicates and engages institutional stakeholders as needed to facilitate and advance scholarly activity and research projects.
  • Liaises with Instructional Review Board / Human Subjects Protection Office to obtain approval for projects.
  • Conducts literature searches and reviews pertinent literature.
  • Works with investigators to develop and maintain original research databases.
  • Assists in writing research proposals, manuscripts, grants and reports.
  • Assists in data organization, analysis and presentation internally and for publication.
  • Design and develop REDCap (or other) data collection forms, perform data entry, maintenance, organization and/or retrieval of data in collaboration with data management staff.

Desired candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences or related field (Master's degree preferred). A minimum 3 years' experience in program or research coordination is also required. Prior research coordination experience is desired, preferably in an academic or health setting. Familiarity with basic concepts of health research and performance improvement is also preferred.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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A Great Place To Live

Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

We Serve Together

For the Love of Health

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