IRB Administrator - Human Subjects Protection Program
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Work where every moment matters.
Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work
with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment
matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most
comprehensive healthcare network.
Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching
hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides
cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by
being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast
and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one
of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the
world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise
and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to
us.Job Summary:This position coordinates and performs a full range
of administrative functions in support of the Hartford HealthCare
System-wide Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), Institutional
Review Board (IRB), and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
(IACUC), acting in an independent manner in making office decisions
and managing study workflow. This position supports the IRB Chairs
and Members and other Research Administration leadership for both
the IRB and the HRPP. Primary duties include, conducting
preliminary review of all research protocols for compliance with
standard requirements outlined in office policies and state and
federal regulations, communicating directly with principal
investigators to resolve issues, assigning protocols to an
appropriate level of review, preparing for and attending committee
meetings and taking minutes at the meeting in accordance with
federal regulatory requirements. Additionally, the IRB
Administrator prepares detailed correspondence to principal
investigators to communicate findings of the IRB or IACUC, i.e.
study approval letters, study termination letters, study
continuation reminders, modification letters, and miscellaneous
correspondence as necessary, and provides researchers with
assistance responding to IRB/IACUC actions and revision requests.
Reports to IRB Manager.
- Bachelor's degree in science field, education, public
administration, management, or related field required. Advanced
degree preferred. Certified IRB Professional (CIP) or other
research professional organization certification (i.e., SoCRA CCRP
or ACRP CCRC) preferred.
- Minimum of five years relevant professional experience.
Experience working with Institutional Review Boards or human
subject's protection programs or direct experience in a research
- IRB experience in both biomedical research and research in the
social and behavioral sciences in either a large healthcare system
or in an academic medical center.
- Experience with electronic IRB systems
- Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and understanding of
management and administrative principles and practices; an ability
to work with committees, manage multiple complex administrative
tasks, and prioritize responsibilities.
- Basic working knowledge of biological principles and scientific
methods and basic working knowledge and experience in federal
regulations governing human subject research and federal reporting
requirements (OHRP, FDA, HIPAA, ICH GCPs, etc.) and AAHRPP
- Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgement in areas of
ambiguity, discretionary and confidential information and
exemplifies high standards of professionalism, responsibility,
accountability, and ethical behavior.
- Ability to function independently and proficiently with minimal
oversight drawing upon excellent time management and prioritization
- Demonstrates exceptional writing and verbal presentation
- Communicates effectively with researchers, faculty, and other
research personnel, management, the HRPP/IRB staff, and the general
- Ability to hold self-accountable for quality outcomes and
continuous quality improvement.
- Assists the IRB Manager in maintaining the effectiveness and
efficiency of the QI Program internal Quality Assurance audits by
conducting and documents periodic internal/self-assessment audits
of the IRB program, including an evaluation of written policies,
procedures, databases, electronic file records, and overall
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers
exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you
are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring
new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education
to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving
organization starts with thriving employees- we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
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