Director of Investigational Drug Services

A fantastic and exciting career opportunity for Director of Investigational Drug Services is now available with a prestigious non-profit Medical Center in beautiful, warm and coastal Southern California!

The Director of the Investigational Drug Services will oversee operation of all investigational drug services, including coordination of distribution activities, clinical practice, performance improvement, regulatory compliance for medication management, and system improvements for medication safety.

The Director of Investigational Drug Services will function as an integral member of the clinical research team and has an indirect reporting relationship with the Senior Vice President, Research Operations.  The Director of Investigational Drug Service will play a key role in enhancing the reputation and service-orientation of the hospital’s clinical research program by providing expertise in support of clinical investigational drug trials. 

The Director of Investigational Drug Services will plan, direct, coordinate and lead Investigational Drug Services (IDS) Program to achieve service, quality, medication safety and study activation goals that contribute to the overall success.  The Director of Investigational Drug Program will be accountable for a safe and effective process for Research medications including IDS role in SRO creation, approval of individual patient’s SRO for therapy and the support of key research activities including disease teams and IRB. 

The Director of Investigational Drug Program will ensure investigational drug-related activities meet all licensing and regulatory requirements. The Director of Investigational Drug Services will direct the pharmacy operations to generate revenue, minimize costs, assure compliance with applicable regulations and standards and achieve department objectives while improving quality, streamline processes and minimize costs related and adverse outcomes through multidisciplinary approach.

The Director of Investigational Drug Services will be responsible for Patient Safety & Regulatory compliance (FDA, CDPH, CMS, TJC, Board of Pharmacy, DEA, and others) in relation to investigational/research drugs, process improvement and strategic planning for Research Drug processes. Oversight of computer research drug accountability software system and involvement as needed in the development or improvement of other Research-related computer systems.  Primary pharmacy oversight of investigational drug studies including Phase 1 through Phase 4 trials.

The Director of Investigational Drug Services will be part of a hospital that has world-class medical environment known for its state-of-the-art technology, collaborative culture, and excellent growth opportunities in sought-after specialties.  The Director of Investigational Drug Service will join a Medical Center is an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees and is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.  Join now!