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Supports the day-to-day functions of the IRB under the general direction of the IRB Administrator. Responsibilities may include, but not be limited to:
Conducts administrative reviews to determine what level of review, if any, is appropriate, applying knowledge of policy, regulations and guidance, flagging and escalating issues for resolution.
Assists with the testing and quality assessment of electronic IRB database improvements, provides constructive feedback about processes, and makes suggestions for improvements to gain efficiencies without loss of quality.
Applies knowledge of regulatory requirements and guidance and adapts to changes in regulatory framework.
Prepares, manages, and follows up on correspondence from the IRB to researchers.
Facilitates assignment of primary reviewers. Arranges for consultations between IRB reviewer and study teams, maintains communication with IRB Chair and reviewers.
Provides training to new researchers and students.
Contributes to the running of convened IRB meetings by taking notes, taking attendance, counting votes, ensuring quorum, researching questions, trouble-shooting audio-visual, etc.
Drafts meeting minutes and post-approval letters, validates consent documents, etc.
Contributes to the revision of IRB policies and procedures/Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Creates and develops written instructions for IRB internal operations as needed to implement IRB policies and procedures (SOPs)
Exercises independent judgment and makes appropriate decisions.
Communicates to supervisor capacity of workload balance and actively seeks guidance as needed about prioritization, policy and regulations
25% Data management: Use electronic submission and data management system with accuracy to track submissions, retrieve protocol information, and retain documentation and archives in accordance with policy and regulation. Use additional databases, electronic and paper files, etc. to facilitate operating procedures of the HRPP. Assist IRB Administrator with report preparation.
Performs other Duties as Assigned
REQUIRED - Must have intermediate computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and web based tools); proficiency in AMC applications required within 90 days of hire.
REQUIRED - Bachelor’s degree
PREFERRED - Experience in healthcare, research and/or IRB environment.
PREFERRED - Experience in designing, developing, configuring, operating and implementing electronic IRB applications.
PREFERRED - Experience in database administration, information technology, database architecture, programming or a related field.
Writing sample required. (Examples include an academic paper, blog post, SOP, or essay)
Internal Number: 0002
About Albany Med
Albany Med is the premier health care system in Northeastern New York. It is the region’s only academic health sciences center, comprised of Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany Medical College, the Albany Med Physician’s Group, and affiliate hospitals Saratoga Hospital and Columbia Memorial Health.
Anchored in the beautiful and historic City of Albany, New York, Albany Med offers a wide range of specialty care which provides unique opportunities to gain invaluable experience. It is the region’s only Level I trauma center for more than three million people in 25 counties and is home to the region’s only level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and the region’s only pediatric emergency department and children’s hospital. Albany Med employs the largest group of world-class specialists and subspecialists in northeastern New York.
Albany Med’s mission is to provide unparalleled adult and pediatric patient care, high-quality medical education, and biomedical research that results in medical innovations.
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