Learns and masters the creation, initiation, development, and revision of protocols, informed consents, case report forms, and other study and clinical research documentation to support principal investigators and quality assurance systems for the Clinical Investigations Support Office. Provides regulatory affairs support, coordinating or performing a wide variety of administrative and data management activities for CISO functions and research project goals. Helps prepare and conduct high-quality compliance reviews, including close-out and reporting. Updates all databases, and regulatory binders with information pertinent to studying milestone progress. Maintains communication, attends meetings, and answers questions from all involved parties including regulatory bodies, pharmaceutical companies, principal investigators and colleagues.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience: 2 years Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience Minimum Field of Expertise: Experience in clinical research compliance, regulatory research and/or operations in the academic or private sector. Experience with submissions to the Institutional Review Board and/or the Federal Drug Administration for Investigational Drugs and Devices (IND/IDE). Knowledgeable of Informational Conference on Harmonization-Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) and FDA regulations and procedures. Ability to evaluate the risks and benefits of different solutions, and proven problem-solving and decision-making skills to uncover causes of problems. Exemplary organization skills and attention to detail. Proven ability to interpret, analyze, and apply pertinent policies, procedures, regulations, and requirements. Deft interpersonal and diplomatic skills for communicating tactfully with all levels of staff and diverse individuals and groups. Demonstrated experience developing communication plans, instructional materials and related content. Experience with office management communication software/tools (e.g. Google suite, Slack, Skype).
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