Research & Development Institute, Inc.
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Full Time

### Why Product Management at RDI?
This role is critical to our ability to grow our business and manage physicians and their patients all over the country. We have spent 3 years building the framework for a paperless trial system and this role will oversee its implementation, generate ideas for improvement and manage the development of those features.

You can help shape our launch strategy, gain valuable experience and work with an accomplished team. You will also be joining an established business thats on a growth path -- more developed than a pre-revenue startup but similar growth potential.This is rare.

### About RDI
RDI is a Los Angeles based research lab that helps connect scientists looking for samples with a network of physicians and labs willing to provide those samples.

We were founded in 2008 and recently raised growth capital to expand our business nationwide and improve our physician "marketplace."


### What we are looking for
As a company, we are focused on digitizing the entire clinical trial process, and this role will be the key driver of that. Each day, you will make progress in transforming the way we do business to be a digital, data-driven company across all our clinical trials. You will help the operations team be more efficient in tracking clinical data and samples, help our doctors by streamlining how we collect data from them, and help our clients make better diagnostic tests with fast and accurate data for their clinical trials.  

### Tools you will use  

We have moved all critical systems to cloud-based software and use a customized Salesforce instance as our primary data storage for all clinical trial data and sample storage. You will also use excel and other databases that our clients maintain.

You will oversee and manage the hardware we implement at doctor's offices (scanners and data entry tablets) as well as help us implement barcoding systems for documents and our samples.

### What you will do
* Work with cross-functional to implement product vision and ensure successful implementation
* Lead our Salesforce developers to make improvements to our paperless trial system  
* Recruit and manage other contractors as needed (marketing, web design, database programmers, etc)
* Manage and support our web presence
* Design electronic case report forms and ensure that doctors enjoy using our paperless trial system and that they work for our automated billing system 
* Ensure electronic data captures is in a format usable for the client including data formats and matching dropdowns to ease sending data to the client 
* Ensure the clinical data we generate is captured efficiently and sent to the client error-free 
* Oversee and manage the tablets sent to doctor's offices for electronic data capture  
* Assist operations team with data intensive tasks in excel
* Develop reports and help track study progress by analyzing enrollment data to ensure projects are on-track, geographically diverse, and representative of the desired demographics 
* Develop a system to manage our Sample Repository in conjunction with Chief Operating Officer, Lab Director, and Chief Science Officer  

Future projects include assisting in developing a self-serve web portal to find and onboard new doctors, building an e-commerce store to sell banked samples online, adding barcodes to all documents, supplies, and samples, and automate the matching of incoming medical records to patient records in our database 

### Traits that will make you successful in this role

* Ability to take ownership of projects and lead through to completion
* Excellent leadership skills
* Product Management experience
* Demonstrated ability to get things done
* Good communications skills and demonstrated ability to assess needs from business owners and develop data management solutions to address 
* Patience to troubleshoot issues with physicians and staff

Nice to have
* Consumer Internet experience is a nice to have
* 2+ years of experience, ideally in a startup environment
* Hands-on experience with managing data repositories (even better if its biological sample and clinical data banking databases and software, and/or project management tracking software 
* * Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP's) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines;  
* BS degree or related experience; advanced degree preferred 


### More About RDI
Research & Development Institute (RDI) is a leader in the clinical research industry, with over 110 clinical trials completed since its founding in 2008. The company boasts a national network of physicians and labs and supplies the largest In Vitro Diagnostic companies with the research data they need to improve diagnostic tests worldwide.  We provide sample procurement, conduct testing, and simplify the clinical trial process for our clients while recruiting, educating, and training independent physicians to participate in vitro diagnostic studies, unlocking access to valuable patient samples. 

Our clients are predominantly Fortune 500 companies and consider us their "best kept secret" in getting clinical projects finished on time and within budget.

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