Inova has an opening for an IRB Coordinator. In this role, the successful candidate will be reporting to the Manager, Institutional Review Board (IRB). The Coordinator will be responsible for the administration of an IRB committee in addition to serving as a liaison for external central IRB reviewed studies. Additionally, the candidate will assist with post approval monitoring and continuing education for research. The candidate must have the ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously and to effectively prioritize tasks and responsibilities.
Coordinates the review of IRB submissions and prepares IRB meeting agenda and minutes
Ensures that all issues related to compliance of new submissions are sufficiently resolved prior to review by the IRB.
Assists investigators and study staff in the creation or revision of documents to be seen by research subjects.
Assist with training and orientation of new committee members
Reviews guidance and source materials related to compliance for continuing improvement of knowledge base related to human subjects protections.
Pursue CIP certification within 1 year of employment or within one year of completing eligibility.
Perform additional functions as needed, in support of the Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) operations and IRB boards.
Maintain collaborative team relationships with peers, colleagues and researchers and effectively contribute to working group’s goals while fostering positive work environment.
Attend webinars, workshops and conferences to learn new approaches for the application of federal regulations
To qualify you must have a Bachelor's degree; 2 or more years of experience and knowledge directly related to IRB issues and human subjects research protection or equivalent combination of experience and education (typical experience might include ethics, clinical trial performance -industry or sponsor-investigator, and/or experience in an academic health center or medical school IRB). Knowledge of applicable federal regulations related to IRB and clinical research; demonstrated administrative skills. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Excellent written and oral communications ills. Excellent customer service skills. Certification of IRB Professional (CIP) is highly desirable or will be required within 12 months of employment.
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