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Scripps Health is committed to providing the best possible patient care, and research is a critical part of that mission. In addition to bringing the latest treatments to our patients, the knowledge gained from these research studies advances the quality of care for people around the world. Scripps Health IRB oversees approximately 900 research projects that include biomedical, social, behavioral and basic bench science projects. The IRB Analyst will partner with one other analyst and one coordinator to process IRB submissions, facilitate IRB meetings ,etc.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Functions as a liaison between the Scripps Institutional Review Board and the organization, investigators, and research staff.
Analyzes incoming submissions for accuracy and inclusion of all required documentation/information.
Responsible for executing IRB meetings from planning to writing meeting minutes with minimal supervision.
Acts as a voting member of the IRB and as an IRB Officer to conduct expedited review of minimal risk studies and signature authority for official IRB documents.
Acts as a resource for investigators from Scripps and the Scripps Research Institute to ensure compliance with all applicable institutional, state, and federal regulations governing research with human subjects.
Other responsibilities include training research staff on regulatory documentation and iMedRIS software/IRB submissions, providing onboarding to new investigators/residents/fellows, assisting the IRB Supervisor with conducting internal continuous quality improvement audits as needed, and assisting in preparing for audits by regulatory agencies or commercial sponsors.
This is a full time hourly position located in San Diego, CA.
Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
4 years IRB experience with a High School Diploma, OR 3 years IRB experience with an Associate's degree OR 2 years IRB experience with Bachelor's Degree
Advanced written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
Strong prioritization, organizational, and analytical skills.
In depth knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations regarding the protection of humans in research.
Ability to negotiate/mediate with a variety of professionals including scientists and physician investigators.
Superior customer service skills and ability to work independently in a deadline-driven environment.
Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office software.
Scripps Health is a nonprofit health care system based in San Diego, California. The system includes five hospitals and 19 outpatient facilities, and treats a half-million patients annually through 2,600 affiliated physicians. The system also includes clinical research and medical education programs.