Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Full - Time: 40 Hours Per Week
First Shift: Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:30pm
Remote with on-site requirements as needed
Applicant must reside in Ohio at the time of offer
The IRB Coordinator is Responsible for supporting the activities of the Institutional Review Board by ensuring that human subjects research receives the required level of Institutional review and that project submissions are complete and ready for the Board's review prior to assigning reviewers. The IRB Coordinator also assists the Office of Research Integrity Manager in ensuring that investigators conduct the research in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations as well as institutional policies, and that the rights, safety and welfare of study participants are protected.
Provides support to the Institutional Review Board by: managing and triaging the study submission queue and assigning ancillary reviews when required conducting pre-review analysis of study submissions to ensure that submissions are complete and compliant with regulations and Institutional policies prior to final review by the IRB determining the appropriate level of review and assigning qualified reviewers preparing and distributing meeting agenda, and taking thorough minutes of IRB proceedings notifying investigators of Board decisions.
Supports investigators and the hospital community by providing regulatory and policy guidance as well as assistance with the submission process for internally and externally initiated research.
Serves as an administrator of the electronic IRB submission system and provides technical support to users. .
Serves as a liaison with technical staff to maintain and update the IRB website and content and facilitate its use by investigators and IRB members.
Coordinates with other members of the Research Institute staff to promote an integrated approach to the conduct and oversight of research.
Other duties as required.
Experience in IRB procedure and human subjects protection is required.
Experience in international ethical codes, state and federal standards and guidance governing regulations related to human subjects protection, IRB submissions, informed consent process, protocol adherence and adverse event reporting and the conduct of clinical studies is required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Experience with electronic IRB submission systems is preferred.
Experience working with individuals at all levels within an organization is required.
Experience in healthcare is preferred.
Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.
Education and Experience
Education: Bachelor's degree in related field is required Master's degree is preferred.
Certification: Certified IRB Professional [CIP] is preferred.
Years of relevant experience: a minimum of 3 years is required
Years of experience supervising: None required.
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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