The RCA will advise investigators regarding the preparation of protocols, the interpretation of federal and other regulations, and the implementation of institutional or IRB policies.
The RCA will review each submitted protocol to identify and resolve problems prior to IRB review and ensure the integrity of information, including making the initial determination as to the scope of the protocol and therefore its review requirements.Â
The RCA will prepare comments for investigators concerning submissions and respond to researcher inquiries regarding IRB or RADRAC policies/procedures, requests for reports, or renewal information.
The RCA will compose summaries (federally-mandated minutes) of the IRB Committees' technical deliberations for dissemination to research teams which highlight Committee concerns, decisions and need for follow-up activity.
The RCA will participate in the planning and execution of training programs, in the preparation of training and informational materials, including the IRB Website, and development of communications with faculty and administrators.
Prepares, completes and submits all compliance documentation on a routine basis. Coordinates compliance committee meetings.
Coordinates department or clinic compliance with a moderate level of guidance.
Performs other related work as needed.
Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative, including problem-solving and decision-making
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines
Expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to manage stressful situations
Cover Letter (required)
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