Core Program Manager, Department of Neurology Georgetown University Medical Center
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Core Program Manager, Department of Neurology - Georgetown University Medical Center
Georgetown University Medical Center's Department of Neurology is dedicated to three major goals: Neurological education of students, residents and physicians, advancement of our scientific knowledge via research which will improve the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders, and delivery of cutting edge neurological care to our patients.
The Core Program Manager monitors site metrics and uses the data to help find ways to facilitate and streamline processes, tracks completion of all tasks for all cases, and sends reminders when needed to sites for unfinished portions. They assist team members at the Georgetown site with projects associated with the ALS Postmortem Core and work closely with other members of the Georgetown Brain Bank team. Reporting to the Lab Director and providing oversight to Site Coordinators, the Core Program Manager has duties that include but are not limited to:
Track all progress with autopsy performance, analysis, and data collection - including slide scanning, genetic analysis, and neuropathological data
Work with PIs to assign sites for fulfilling external requests and assist PIs with organizing annual meeting
Approves payment for new autopsies, once the data entry and analysis has been deemed complete.
Monitor the timeliness of all tasks and be responsible for working with the individual sites to identify ways to improve efficiency and accuracy, and potentially decrease costs.
Receive all invoices related to individual autopsy cases and track actual costs per case to assure accurate reimbursements
Identify, address, and implement improvements as needed.
Manage access to the genetic and scanned slide data, and disburse clinical data - once they are ready to unblind - to researchers using tissue samples
Works with the NCRI/NeuroBANK Team to optimize the automatic reporting of data form completion, updated inventories, and other facets of the electronic data system
Maintain the list of pending requests detailing the status of MTAs, tissue shipments, etc.
Contact researchers who have used our tissues to find out about any resulting publications and grants
Assist with regulatory aspects of the Core and Harris lab, including IRB update, OTC, Finance and Operations, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS)
Educate site coordinators regarding Educate site coordinators on LIMS
Master's degree in bioinformatics ad/or biomedical sciences
Work experience with databases and/or laboratory information management systems (LIMS)
Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills
Knowledge of medical terminology related to neurological diseases
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