Senior Clinical Team Lead at HCA - Hospital Corporation of America

HCA - Hospital Corporation of America

Title: Senior Clinical Team Lead – CRO

  • Location: United States
  • Full-time
  • Work From Home


Sarah Cannon Development Innovations is a full-service contract research organization (CRO) that is committed to oncology. We offer a strong scientific leadership, access to patients through Sarah Cannon Research Institute’s Site Management Organization (SMO) and relationships with other clinical sites, and experience in drug development and delivery of clinical trials from First-In-Man through registration level studies, making us the partner of choice for oncology.

Sarah Cannon, the global cancer enterprise of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), offers integrated cancer services with convenient access to state of the art therapies for those facing cancer in communities across the United States and United Kingdom.


Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a Senior Clinical Team Lead? At Sarah Cannon, you come first! We are the Cancer Research Institute of HCA Healthcare, and have committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.


At Sarah Cannon, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, well-being, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • Home, Auto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!
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You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Senior Clinical Team Lead like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

As the Senior Clinical Team Lead, you will work closely with Clinical Project Managers to facilitate collaboration between Sarah Cannon Development Innovations project teams, research sites, and clinical trial sponsors to advance common interests and achieve mutual goals. You will ensure that all clinical tasks meet client and Sarah Cannon expectations and are completed in accordance with the contract, protocol, project plans, ICH-GCP guidelines and applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Provide leadership in the development of clinical trials and related documents.

Duties include and are not limited to

  • You will assist in planning and tracking of all assigned clinical activity in the lifecycle phases of the startup, interim, and close-out.
  • You will assist in planning of trial budget, communicating deviations from trial budget projections, and proposing solutions for budget delays and deviations.
  • You will work to Identify and present project related issues and facilitating resolutions both in and across functions.
  • You will assist the CPM with the creation and maintenance of clinical project documents and plans (i.e., Visit Report and Letter Templates, Monitoring Plan, Project Plan, Communication Plan, Recruitment Plan, etc.).
  • You will set-up clinical trial monitoring systems and study tools (i.e., CTMS, study trackers for training, protocol deviations, monitoring visits, reports, letters, etc.).
  • You will track performance metrics for the study team (i.e., training, study visits, report and follow-up letter submission, and monitoring).
  • You will initiate improvements to enhance the efficiency and the quality of the work performed on assigned projects.
  • You will ensure awareness of project-specific quality and performance standards (within Development Innovations Monitoring Standards) and ensure that these are adequately documented, communicated, and understood.
  • You may oversee the project management and operational responsibilities essential to the successful management and completion of multiple assigned, complex clinical research trail projects from implementation to completion, with a key focus on meeting project timelines, oversight of investigative sites and working with cross-functional teams on quality data collection.

Qualifications Needed

  • Bachelor’s Degree (4 year program)
  • Previous experience as a Sr. CRA, Clinical Team Lead, or equivalent role
  • A minimum of 3 years direct Oncology experience in Phases I-II
  • Demonstrated Leadership Skills
  • Prior experience mentoring and/or training less senior team members

It would be preferred if you had

  • At least five years direct oncology experience in Phase l III, in solid and liquid tumor types
  • Three or more years of experience in a Sr. CRA, Clinical Team Lead, or equivalent role
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Prior experience mentoring and/or training less senior team members
  • Experience managing study timelines, deliverables, and/or vendors

Sarah Cannon is the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare. We offer integrated cancer services with easy access to cutting-edge therapies for communities across the United States and United Kingdom. Sarah Cannon’s cancer programs include individualized patient navigation. Our nurses are oncology-trained. More than 1,200 stem cell transplants are performed yearly within the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network. Through its services, Sarah Cannon provides state-of-the-art cancer care for hundreds of thousands of patients. Our cancer experts are collaborating and sharing best practices. We address every aspect of the cancer journey, from screening and diagnosis through treatment and survivorship.

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