Non-Clinical Careers at Lifespan

Regulatory Coordinator - Research Job

Job Number: RIH18910

Job Title: Research Regulatory Coordinator

Department: 2MPUL PALMISCIANO HCC - 7381011

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

The Regulatory Coordinator performs multiple tasks in order to meet compliance requirements in research. This position will be overseeing clinical research regulatory requirements for RIH, which may include monitor visit coordination and documentation, as well as resolving all regulatory IRB requirements. The Coordinator position is responsible for compiling and organizing regulatory files, both manual and computerized, in order to access pertinent data and comply with requirements for local Institutional Review Boards and multiple federal agencies. The Regulatory Coordinator instructs and advises other staff in regulatory/compliance issues, as well as provides functional guidance to Clinical Research Assistants and collaborates with investigators to resolve all regulatory inquiries.


Bachelor’s degree, preferably in health-related or scientific field, is required.

Sound knowledge of all federal, local and state guidelines pertaining to Clinical Research.

Must be an independent person, who is capable of making sound judgment pertaining to regulatory issues and have the ability to work independently within the scope of the job requirements.

Strong-self-starter, interpersonal skills, and influence are necessary

Team-oriented with excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong problem-solving skills

Excellent self- management and organizational skills


Computer skills in Microsoft office

Comprehensive knowledge of FDA regulatory guidelines

Must be proficient in various database applications

Ability to foster smooth communications and teamwork among clinical research faculty, fellows and staff as well as external organizations necessary


3-5 years in direct clinical trial administration experience or relevant clinical development and regulatory experience

Understanding of compliance requirements with federal, state or local programmatic regulations are necessary