Come join us in Boston at The VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS), New England's premier referral center for Veterans' healthcare. VABHS is the largest recipient of VA research funds in the nation and ranked #3 among 146 VA facilities nationally for overall employee satisfaction. The Cooperative Studies Program Clinical Trial Coordinating Center (CSPCC) is seeking a Chief of Quality Assurance who will drive the strategic vision of the CSPCC’s comprehensive quality assurance (QA) program and lead a team of QA staff. The position will oversee regulatory and clinical compliance of clinical research studies of varying levels of size and complexity, varying regulatory oversight, and a diversity of experimental and pragmatic designs. The CSPCC has an ISO 9001-certified Quality Management System, has a robust internal audit program and is externally audited on an annual basis. We emphasize implementation of Quality by Design principles and each study has a tailored risk-based integrated monitoring plan.
MUST be a US Citizen and MUST clear a US government background check
The position requires advanced knowledge of theories, principles, methods and techniques of quality assurance and regulatory compliance, including GCP, FDA and ICH requirements applicable to human subjects research. Must be familiar with clinical trials design and be knowledgeable about human subjects protection, data integrity, risk management, system validation and quality by design principles.
Masters degree preferred in Health Sciences; experience with Quality by Design principles and quality management systems highly desired.
If providing care for our veterans is something that appeals to you while enjoying amazing benefits, in addition to working and living in an area rich in history, culture, and recreational opportunities, this position is for you!
Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV or inquiries to Erika.Holmberg@va.gov. Include “Applicant Chief of Quality Assurance - Clinical Trials division” in the e-mail subject line.
Internal Number: CSPCC - Chief QA
About VA Boston Healthcare System
Come join The VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS), named among the Top Places to Work in 2011 by the Boston Globe. As New England's premier referral center for Veterans' healthcare, VABHS has strong and longstanding affiliations with top universities such as Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School. Our medical center campuses are located in Brockton, Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury with quick access to the heart of the city.