The Institutional Review Board Coordinator provides regulatory expertise, guidance and administrative support to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) Institutional Review Board(s) (IRB). The Coordinator is responsible for processing submissions according to the policies and procedures outlined in the D-H Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Toolkit and serves as a regulatory resource to support IRB reviews. The Coordinator has the primary responsibility of moving submissions through the office workflow in a timely manner, ensuring that submissions are review ready prior to routing for review, conducting certain non-committee reviews, and generating correspondence after the review process is complete along with coordinating the activities of IRB panels.
Complies with the D-H HRPP Toolkit which includes applicable local and federal regulations, rules, guidelines and ethical principles and perform duties as specified in the D-H HRPP Toolkit.
Processes submissions to the IRB Office as assigned and conducts pre-review to ensure that submissions are review ready.
Escalates matters of concern to the HRPP Director or IRB Manager as appropriate.
Conducts non-committee review for certain submissions as determined by the HRPP Director or the IRB Manager.
Prepares for, coordinates and facilitates IRB Committee meeting.
Serves as a resource to IRB Members, researchers and key personnel by providing support for the preparation of research applications.
Maintains D-H Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Training account and provides guidance to researchers and research staff needing assistance with CITI training.
Assists leaders in researching, developing, and conducting continuing education opportunities for the research community.
Monitors, evaluates, and provides feedback to leaders regarding updates/edits needed to the D-H HRPP Toolkit and educational needs (deficiencies) of the IRB Committee, research community, and IRB staff.
Maintains current working knowledge of the regulations for the safety and protection of human subjects in research.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or the equivalent in education and experience with a minimum of two (2) years of directly related experience.
Certified IRB Professional (CIP) Certification and prior IRB experience preferred.
Expertise in regulations pertaining to the protection of human subjects, including HHS, FDA, and HIPAA.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; Internet Functions.
Strong knowledge of protocol processes and approval mechanisms included in ongoing human subject research oversight.
Strong communication (written and oral), interpersonal, and customer service skills.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
Certified IRB Professional (CIP) expected after one year in the job based on certification requirements.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth- Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities - both career and personal - truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.
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Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 190001HB
How can the lifestyle in New Hampshire and Vermont compliment your career? You can have amazing 4-season living with a career at one of the top health systems in the country. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. We are close to the urban centers of Boston, New York and Montreal, but also offer proximity to the seacoast and multiple top-tier ski mountains within a short driving distance. Throughout New Hampshire, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make our area the ideal place to work and play.Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without ...regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.