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Providence Clinical RN Research Program Director in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Clinical RN Research Program Director for a Full-Time/Day Shift to Providence California Regional Services in Torrance, CA.

20,000 Hiring Bonus Eligible to External Candidates

We are seeking a Clinical RN Research Program Director who will be responsible for region-wide research program development, study design and implementation, presentation, and publications.

  • Teaching and leading caregivers in the integration and translation of research findings into practice.

  • Designing, leading nursing and interprofessional research studies within the region, service area, and ministries as requested, and as necessary to meet Magnet standards.

  • Teaching and leading innovative educational programs to support a culture of inquiry, including the practices of quality improvement and the use of evidence, and with a primary focus on nursing and patient care research.

  • Planning, organizing, developing, directing, coordinating and evaluating the human and material resources necessary to support completion of research studies led or co-led by registered nurses, with interprofessional teams.

  • Teaching and coaching mentors and research teams in the dissemination of study results.

  • Collaborating with, instructing, and leading system, regional, service area, and ministry research councils and teams.

  • Pursuing own program of research both as a role model and to add to the knowledge in one's specialty.

  • Leading, teaching, and supervising applications for funding research studies across the region.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate a spirit of inquiry that inspires and encourage nurses and interprofessional caregivers to incorporate evidence in finding answers to clinical questions.

  • Assume responsibility for coordinating nursing and interprofessional research, using evidence-based practice methodologies to improve patient care and nursing practice.

  • Provide oversight, direction, and support of nursing research fellowships or other research courses.

  • Understand and teach/advise on the improvement of nursing-sensitive quality indicators, nurse sensitive patient satisfaction questions and participation in quality improvement initiatives and councils.

  • Role model personal and professional growth through continuing education and certification.

  • Establish, coordinate and lead research plans, project timetables, assess time and effort for negotiating budgets with the PI, and coordinate resources to ensure timely project completion.

  • Manage and lead projects by meeting with sponsors, nurses, mentors, and principal investigators.

  • Act as a nursing research liaison to the IRB coordinator.

  • Critically review study protocols for scientific merit and feasibility and suggest improvements when appropriate.

  • Identify sources for, and teach/support dissemination of studies, including the development of abstracts, posters, podium presentations, and manuscripts.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, -or- Master’s in Nursing if the BSN degree is not in nursing

  • Master's Degree in Nursing, Healthcare, Business, or other related area

  • If the master’s degree is not in nursing, then the baccalaureate degree or doctorate must be in Nursing

  • BSN to PhD program, with or without a formal master’s degree meets this requirement

  • Ph.D. in Nursing, Education, or related program

  • Hold a professional certification in this field, which is approved by ANCC, such as Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) required, within 2 years of hire

  • Current California State Registered Nurse License

  • 10 or more years Leading or facilitating quality and evidence-based improvement projects

  • 10 or more years Experience as a PI or CoPI, or directing a variety of research studies

  • 10 or more years Teaching research processes to/for RNs

  • 5 years history of obtaining and completing funded research studies

  • Attention to detail, strong organizational and project management skills

  • Effective communication and collaboration skills, including leading teams

  • Strong writing and presentation skills

  • Strong computer program skills: Excel, Word, Power Point, Publisher

  • Effective problem solving, conflict resolution skills and the ability to work effectively to build relationships with colleagues, customers, and executive management through open communication

  • Innovative and creative; able to motivate and inspire others

About the ministry you will serve:

Anchored by five award-winning comprehensive medical centers, Providence provides a full spectrum of care that includes a range of specialties, signature services, outpatient and home care and the well-regarded Providence Medical Institute, a group of physicians and primary and urgent care clinics throughout the greater San Fernando Valley and South Bay. Providence is focused on providing the communities it serves with preventive care, education and leading-edge diagnostics and treatment. The organization includes numerous outreach programs. hospice and home care and even our own Providence High School, a Blue Ribbon college-preparatory campus.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P349135
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Project Management
Job Function: Project/Product Management
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Business Professional
Address: CA Torrance 20555 Earl St

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.