Research Review Coord

Summary:

The Research Review Committee
Coordinator reports to and works under the direction of the Institutional
Review Board (IRB) Program Director and Manager and acts as a liaison between
members of the IRB review committee and the research community to ensure the
safety of all participants the integrity of the research and that the conduct
of research conforms to all applicable Federal State and institutional
regulatory requirements and guidelines. 

 

Responsibilities:

Lifespan employees are
expected to embrace Lifespan's mission of "Delivering health with
care" and successfully role model Lifespan's values of Compassion
Accountability Respect and Excellence as these guide our everyday actions
with patients customers and one another.



 



Assists
with the administrative pre-review of IRB protocols for full expedited or
exempt review.



 



Reviews
new and continuing research protocols modifications to previously approved
protocols reports of unanticipated problems adverse events deviations and
exceptions to assure compliance with federal state and institutional
regulations and policies pertaining to the Human Research Protection Program
(HRPP).



 



Communicates
with and serves as a resource to investigators and research staff during the
submission and review process to address questions related to the study
application and documents needed for IRB approval.



 



Provides
guidance and support to researchers to maintain awareness of regulations which
govern human subjects research.



 



Creates
the IRB meeting agenda attends monthly IRB meetings and records and transcribes
the minutes of the meeting.



 



Prepares
detailed correspondence to investigators to communicate findings of the
IRB. 



 



Maintains
IRB study-related documents in the electronic IRB system in accordance with
policies and procedures.



 



Assists
investigators in the use of the electronic IRB system.



 



Delivers
education/training to investigators and key study personnel to facilitate
compliance with their approved protocols and with federal regulations and
relevant institutional and IRB policies related to the protection of human subjects
participating in research.



 



Keeps
current on federal state local and other human subjects research regulations
guidelines and policies and ensures that such changes are communicated to the
appropriate person(s). 



 



Ensures
compliance with IRB required training (CITI) for all key study personnel
involved in human subjects research.



 



Assists
in preparation of materials for accreditation process or audits.

 

Other information:

BASIC KNOWLEDGE:






A Baccalaureate Degree in
health care biological sciences (i.e. physiology zoology biology)
social/behavioral sciences or an equivalent.






EXPERIENCE:






At least two years
progressively more responsible related experience preferably in research
field.  This experience should include
working with research proposals demonstrating knowledge of and ability to
interact related requirements of the sponsor and federal regulations.

 

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

Location: Corporate Headquarters USA:RI:Providence

 

Work Type: Full Time

 

Shift: 1

 

Union: Non-Union