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Manager Precision Medicine Ops (Full Time)

RI - PERSONALIZED MEDICINE Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus Miami, Florida Requisition ID 24159


Job Summary

Oversees the operations of Precision Medicine (PM), manages staff, and ensures PM initiatives and programs are on track and within the budget. 

Job Specific Duties

  • Manages operations of precision medicine programs and undiagnosed genetic diseases clinic.
  • Manages and makes decisions for day-to-day operations of projects, including the resolution of technical problems and questions from staff.
  • Ensures completion of the deliverables for the active projects.
  • Oversees internal and external collaborations and business partnerships.
  • Translates strategy into executable plans, timelines, and deliverables.
  • Oversees staff and ensures policies are followed and training is completed. Ensures all staff administrative requirements and certifications are completed and current.
  • Oversees genomic and research data management, storage, and utilization and ensures data repository growth as an asset.
  • Oversees and supports preparations of contracts, grant applications, and vendor agreements.
  • Monitors the progress of programmatic activities and ensures objectives are met and on budget.
  • Establishes department processes, policies, and guidelines.
  • Mentors, develops, and trains staff and manages activities, including evaluating performance and conducting regular/annual performance meetings.
  • Conducts hiring and disciplinary actions in partnership with the senior leadership.
  • Participates in department and programmatic budgeting and planning. Monitors and reports on P&L for the department and the clinic.
  • Evaluates opportunities to increase efficiencies and effectiveness of department operations and services and activities.
  • Prepares reports and presentations.
  • Oversees financial transactions and activities.
  • Facilitates precision medicine growth within NCHS and as a regional leader in pediatrics.
  • Works with Nicklaus Children's Foundation and hospital finances department on reconciliations.
  • Contributes to high level discussions with funding agencies and research teams within organization and with collaborating organizations.


Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in life science, nursing, or communication  
  • 4-7 years of experience managing, designing, and executing research, clinical programs, clinics, or services
  • 4-7 years of experience leading and managing operations of a team in healthcare settings
  • 4-7 years of experience with research projects and communication with IRB
  • 4-7 years of experience developing and managing budgets
  • 4-7 years of experience with electronic medical records (EMR) and familiarity with clinical documentation in the healthcare industry
  • Experience in a healthcare and human subject research setting
  • Experience negotiating service contracts and research collaborations contracts

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Able to work independently in accordance with established objectives.
  • Understanding of principles of the clinical and research genetic testing, benefits, and risks.
  • Able to negotiate and manage time commitments and resources.
  • Able to acquire and maintain knowledge of systems and databases.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Able to develop and present professional reports and presentations to senior-level audiences.
  • Ability to work well in a complex environment with the skills to establish priorities, set objectives, and achieve goals.
  • Ability to work in a diverse and multi-cultural environment with demonstrated cultural sensitivity.

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Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

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Job Status

:Full Time

Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.

Lova Renee Brunson Manager Accreditation & Regulatory

Collaboration leads to success.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Working together, we find solutions and methods we would never find alone, and at Nicklaus Children’s, we have fun doing it.

Responsibility drives us.

We all take responsibility here – for the children, their families, our work and each other. We meet our responsibilities head on and motivate each other to succeed.

Empower yourself, help others.

Nicklaus Children’s encourages team members to believe in their ability to affect positive change in the world through everything they do with us.

Advocate for the right way.

Advocate for children. Advocate for families. Advocate for yourself. But most of all, advocate for getting the job done right and you will find nothing but success and support in your career here.

Transformation is growth.

At Nicklaus Children’s, change is not to be feared. When you work here, you are always working with the most advanced tools and procedures available.

Empathy is everything.

We expect our team members to have empathy for the patients and families they treat, and in turn, we have empathy for them. We take care of everyone in the Nicklaus Children’s family with competitive benefits and our supportive culture.

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