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Director Research Cardiology Series

We Are Hiring

Dir-Research - Research Cardiology Series 001 - Full-Time,Day - Indianapolis-10580 North Merid - Indianapolis,IN

St. Vincent Cardiovascular Research Institute is committed to bringing heart and vascular trials to Indianapolis. We have approximately 50 open trials and our involvement in new studies increases daily. Our longstanding experience doing cardiovascular research began in the 1970s. Today, St. Vincent heart and vascular patients have access to many of the same clinical trials being done at other university-based research centers and medical centers throughout the world.

  • We help recruit patients for clinical trials, manage the informed consent process, and help patients navigate through this experience.
  • We coordinate heart and vascular research activities across nine different categories of CV research.
  • We provide clinical research coordinators who work with the principal investigators throughout our St. Vincent facilities statewide.
  • We increase awareness of cutting-edge cardiovascular research.

Why Join Ascension?

In Indiana, St. Vincent operates 24 hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, and clinics. St. Vincent's more than 15,000 associates and 3,000 providers offer expertise in a wide range of services including acute/long-term acute care, bariatrics, cancer care, cardiovascular services, emergency/trauma services, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatric services, primary care, urgent/immediate care, women's health and more. St. Vincent has been serving central and southern Indiana for 145 years.

St. Vincent is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

The Director of Research Cardiology will support physicians, patients and staff working with clinical trials and other clinical research programs.


  • Develops and implements policies, procedures, standards and strategic plans.
  • Plans and manages financial operations including budget development, expense and revenue analysis, evaluation of research services and development activities. Plans, organizes, and directs all activities related to staffing, including hiring, orienting, and evaluating performance.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with internal/external sources including other departments, research institutions, regulatory agencies, sponsors, funding sources and the scientific/research community.
  • Ensures that activities comply with federal, state, local and internal regulations/standards.

What You Will Need

  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Certified IRB Professional obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Research Professional. 
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required Master's degree preferred
Work Experience:
  • 5 years of experience required. 10 years of experience preferred. 2 years of leadership or management experience required. 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St.Vincent is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

St. Vincent, a member of Ascension Health, participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 372571
Category: Research
Facility: ININD CIHSCardiacServices Inc
Ministry: St. Vincent, IN
Location: Indianapolis, IN

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