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Position Details

Department: RSRCH-GRNT | Clinical Research Admin
Category: Unclassified
Location: Telecommuting
Posting #: 626154
Date Posted: 10/27/2021
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position supports the development, implementation and evaluation of human subjects research studies to ensure consistency with all IRB policies and procedures; coordinates resource requirement and utilization to ensure compliance with required federal, state, funding source and all other applicable governing regulations, requirements and standards. Under the guidance of the Director or Research Ethics & Governance, this position coordinates the submission, review, and approval processes for studies requiring IRB approval. In addition, this position provides regulatory, ethical and methodological guidance to investigators and coordinators to prepare applications for research proposals involving human subjects and provides consultation to IRB members and institutional officials regarding federal regulations and institutional policy.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Provides support with the planning, developing, implementing and evaluating IRB department policies, procedures and processes; implements quality assurance in conjunction with the Office of Research to ensure compliance with IRB standards and federal/state requirements.
  2. Coordinates review and approvals of research proposals by investigators through IRB and administrative procedures
  3. Supports the day-to-day functions of the IRB, including pre-review of all IRB documents; generates and distributes IRB agendas, meeting packets, minutes and correspondence in an accurate and timely manner.
  4. Serves as a resource for research investigators regarding FDA/OHRP requirements/regulations and IRB submissions
  5. Reviews research study applications to ensure compliance with all federal, state, and regulatory agency requirements and specific institutional requirements; notifies appropriate individuals of potentially serious adverse effects, non-compliance, and/or logistically difficult projects.
  6. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. High school diploma or equivalent. Required
2. Associates degree or higher in a related field Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. One or more years of research or research related experience Required
2. One or more years as an IRB Coordinator Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Required
2. Associates degree or higher in a related field Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
11. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
14. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
16. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
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