Providence Health & Services Scientific Writer/ Project Manager in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Scientific Writer/Project Manager to Providence Health & Services in Spokane, WA.

We are seeking a Scientific Writer/Project Manager to be responsible overseeing and driving clinical research projects from concept to final deliverables in form of publications, clinical study reports, and reports to funding, in a timely, effective and professional level manner, managing collaboration and communication with teams of investigators, co-writers and expert contributors, always emphasizing clarity in message delivery and the highest standards of integrity. In collaboration with clinical investigators, the Scientific Writer/Project Manager will be responsible for developing clinical protocol, manual of procedures, and other study documents required for conduct of clinical trials.

In this position you will:

  • Manage multiple investigator-initiated clinical trials

  • Oversee and drive projects from concept to final deliverables in form of publications, clinical study reports, final reports to funding agency, etc.

  • Act as a liaison between the investigator, Providence Medical Research Center staff, funding agency, and third party contractors for study-specific issues

  • Coordinate preparation of and assist with the development of protocols, informed consent forms, monitoring and validation plans

  • Design case report forms & liaise with data analyst for database development

  • Create manuals of procedures for site coordinators, pharmacists, and laboratory technicians

  • Develop and present training materials for investigators, coordinators, pharmacists, laboratory technicians, and monitors

  • Verify trials are progressing according to quality standards and federal regulations

  • Guide on-site monitors by providing training, identifying issues to address on site; assist with resolution of issues and tracking corrective action plans

  • Arrange, prepare for, and document meetings between clinical researchers, sponsors, and coordinating center members

  • Build research infrastructure to support multi-center clinical trials

  • Perform project management for ad hoc Providence Medical Research Center projects as needed


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or medical discipline or equivalent with at least 5 years of experience in clinical research project management OR MS/MPH/MA with 3 years of experience OR PhD with 2 years of experience in clinical research

  • Experience in clinical protocol and lab manual development

  • Solid writing and editorial skills (must provide examples).

  • Solid knowledge of Good Clinical Practice guidelines and Protection of Human Subjects regulations.

  • Expertise in MS Word and Excel, including the ability to solve technical problems with documents and templates; proficiency with Access and a variety of database applications; experience with EndNote and Adobe Acrobat.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Professional & Administration

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 138585