Robert Fellow - Sheikh Zayed Clinical Admin

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May 11, 2021
Jun 15, 2021
Full Time
The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation is charged with the vision of making pediatric surgery more precise, less invasive, and pain free. The Institute provides a rich R&D environment with close links to prestigious medical, engineering, and business schools in Washington, DC area. Our network of business advisors includes leaders in the investment community, industry, government, and professional firms. Most of our researchers hold MDs and PhDs and have track records of peer-reviewed published papers and participation on editorial boards and advisory panels. Throughout our labs, you will find scientists and engineers turning ideas into prototypes to transform our technology into market ready products.

The Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Fellowship is a mentored post-graduate research and professional development experience focused on research translation from bench to bedside developing innovative solutions to optimize the availability of medical devices engineered, evaluated and approved for pediatric populations.


Minimum Education
M.S. MS level postgraduates or Doctoral level candidates (e.g. MD, PhD, DSc) preferred. Other candidates will be considered based on experience and qualifications. (Required) Or
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) (Required) Or
Medical Doctor (M.D.) .

Required Skills/Knowledge
Demonstrated interest in a multi-disciplinary approach to biomedical research (e.g., publications, grants, awards).
Ability to supervise, advice, and train professionals and/or students in area of expertise.
Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
Demonstrates knowledge of and complies with legal and ethical standards.

Functional Accountabilities
Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Consistently demonstrate adherence with the standards for the responsible conduct of research.
  • Stays informed of and adheres to institutional policies and federal regulations regarding human subjects' research and use of protected health information.
  • Responsible for appropriate use of research funds.
  • Comply with all annual job-related training requirements.
Commitment to Research & Education
  • Conduct research of significant scientific value in the basic and/or translational science area(s).
  • Participate in research committees, workshops and special interest groups.
  • Participate as appropriate in hospital/university -wide educational programs.
  • Maintain knowledge and comprehension of assigned research protocols; including study procedures, timelines and eligibility.
Commitment to Quality & Compliance
  • Follow established bylaws, policies and procedures, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
  • Cooperate and participate in the development, implementation and revision of policies affecting medical practice, judgment and quality of care. Participate as a member of special care teams and hospital committees.
  • Reports good faith suspicions of research noncompliance and/or research misconduct to the appropriate institutional compliance office(s).
Commitment to Advocacy
  • Participate in CNMC's advocacy initiatives.
  • Contribute scholarly effort to the advancement of public policy that promotes population-based pediatric health and well being.
  • Participate in specific health promotion, education and/or prevention programs.
  • Collaborate effectively with CRI researchers, external agencies and institutions to develop cooperative research initiatives, promotes free discussion, research progress, skills productivity and morale with internal and external colleagues and stakeholders.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others' ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things

  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Childrens National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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