The IRB Coordinator is part of a team that processes human subjects research documents for JHM Institutional Review Boards (IRB).
Essential Job Functions
Determines review process for documents submitted for IRB review.
Advises and assists investigators and their staff regarding JHM IRB application submission and review requirements.
Certifies human subjects activities in grant applications.
Formulates agenda materials and tracks components of the review process, including communication with other offices and committees.
Attends IRB meetings to take minutes as needed.
Maintains working knowledge of internal JHM IRB procedures.
Scope of Responsibility
The IRB Coordinator will be moderately supervised by the Associate IRB Manager. The coordinator must be able to work independently and make sound judgements based on regulatory criteria.
The IRB Coordinator, under the guidance of the Associate IRB Manager and the OHSR Director, may assign duties to Administrative Coordinators.
The IRB Coordinator must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The specialist must have the ability to work as a team member, be very detailed oriented, and have the personality that can adapt to a stressful work environment.
B.S. /B.A. required.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, and previous human subjects research compliance and/or research administration experience preferred. Requires good analytical and writing skills.
Classified Title: IRB Coordinator Working Title: IRB Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/03/OF Starting Salary Range: $19.82-$27.26 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002712-SOM Admin Clinical Invest Human Subjects Personnel area: School of Medicine
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