Program Operations Coordinator - Transitions Program

Job Requisition #: JR63729

End Date: 6/30/2022

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing)

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Christiana Care is looking for a Program Operations Coordinator for their office in Wilmington, DE.

The Program Operations Coordinator will be responsible for research coordination for Sickle Cell research initiatives.  The candidate will be responsible for obtaining and maintain IRB approval, maintaining regulatory compliance, abstraction of study data, resolution of data queries, coordination of study related events that are required to meet protocol goals.


  • Provides technical leadership of research or administrative assistance to projects, including managing all consultative services.
  • Provides assistance and technical support for the submission of grants applications, according to institutional and external funding agency requirements.
  • Provides technical leadership for the implementation of participation in the GRNDaD Sickle Cell Disease Registry.
  • Participates in the design, integration, and implementation of key evaluation components including working with multidisciplinary team members to develop methodology, evaluation tools, and facilitation of mixed methods/process evaluation, and review/synthesis during all phases of the programs.
  • Participate in the recruitment, consenting, interviewing and retention of study subjects
  • Conduct qualitative interviews as per the research protocol.
  • Manages data collection, enters data, cleans data, performs resolution of data queries and generates data summaries, and disseminates findings through submission of manuscripts, abstracts, posters, and presentations.
  • Coordinates study related events that are required to meet protocol goals.
  • Prepares, submits, and maintains up to date IRB documentation for all projects, including conducting reviews of patient eligibility and obtaining informed consent and maintains regulatory compliance.
  • Assists in facilitating required research updates via developing reports and keeping team members up to date with process and outcomes deliverables.
  • Serves as and/or works with Grant Manager to ensure proper invoicing for awards.
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Bachelor's Degree required; Masters' degree preferred
  • Familiarity with basic concepts of health research and performance improvement preferred
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • 3 years' experience with human subject research in a healthy system or university setting may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.


  • Exceptional research skills and training
  • Ability to work independently as well as within the team
  • Significant technical writing experience and proficiency in communicating with various audiences
  • Writing knowledge of Excel, Access, SPSS or STATA


  • Generally fast-paced, potentially stressful environment with constant research deadlines and new projects coming in.
  • Possible exposures to infections, communicable diseases, open wounds, chemicals, solvents, chemotherapeutic agents and needles
  • Routine day shift, M - F

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.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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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.

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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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