Program Manager – Research Specimens, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts

VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS)
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Salary is competitive to the market, and we provide excellent training and opportunities.
February 14 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Come join us in Boston at The VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS), New England's premier referral center for Veterans' healthcare and named a “Top 100 Places to Work” seven of the last eight years by the Boston Globe.

Our Clinical Engineering Dept. has 1 full-time Program Manager – Research Specimens opening for professionals passionate about serving Veterans and about research specimen management for the largest biobank in the world. You will enjoy working to develop pathways for new specimen collection and manage existing specimen collection and transport processes with a strong collegial, friendly, and talented team managing recruitment and enrollment.

Our healthcare system consists of three medical center campuses, and the position is located in Jamaica Plain with quick access to the heart of the city. Work within the VA

Boston Healthcare System will provide an immense sense of personal and professional satisfaction by fulfilling the Medical Center's mission to serve our Nation’s Veterans.

Candidate must have a Bachelors degree in public health or related degree and 5 years or more of work in research project management experience. You must have an excellent understanding of research, research infrastructure and specimen collection, transport, storage, and testing for a range of specimens (i.e., saliva, blood, hair, urine, etc.). Proven experience working with biorepositories and central laboratories and proven understanding of the following subjects:  databases, forms technology, electronic data capture, reporting, data workflow, alerts, performance indicators, Sharepoint, Infopath, Microsoft Office.

Salary is competitive to the market, and we provide excellent training and opportunities to grow at all levels. Candidate must be a US Citizen. 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!

Please make sure to state your full name in all document titles. Applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting key qualifications and interests, and a current curriculum vitae with complete bibliography to Jessica Brewer at

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer