We're searching for a dedicated medical professional to join our mission of protecting human research subjects as an IRB Medical Board Chairperson in our Puyallup Washington location.
Along with a competitive salary, we also provide a robust benefits package (medical, dental, vision, PTO, 401K and more).This is a full-time, salary position.
Provide the highest possible support to WIRB’s ethical review and research safety programs in areas and issues requiring medical training and judgment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Chair / Co-chair Board meetings to ensure client’s submitted clinical research protocols are compliance with federal and state laws as well as WIRB policies and procedures.
Facilitate discussion with other Board members.Provide scientific, ethical and regulatory support and advice.
Analyze and present protocols and other agenda items at Board meetings to facilitate informed decision making. Set standards and role model effective presentation and discussion.
Analyze research submissions, identify problems and issues, collect additional information or request corrections, and draft memorandums.
Research, draft, and present reports to the Board on a wide range of topics, including but not limited to, investigator misconduct, site visits, FDA and sponsor audits of investigators and others, issues involving human subjects, sponsors, and institutions.
Advise clients of applicable scientific information and regulations pertaining to human subject research, both orally and in writing.
Analyze requests for exemption determinations and provide formal written opinions that proposed projects are exempt from the requirements for IRB review or do not require IRB review.
Provide guidance to clients to help resolve scientific, ethical and regulatory issues and difficulties.
Review literature and other materials to keep abreast of developments in the regulatory, legal, and ethical arenas.
Able to Chair Board meeting and effectively present information to a diverse group of professionals
Experience in clinical research, IRB, and/or similar medical ethics practices experience strongly desired
Six or more years of related clinical experience and/or training, preferred
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
Must not have been debarred or declared ineligible by any state or federal agency from participating in clinical research.
Knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and MS Windows.
Internal Number: 1362
About WCG Clinical
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) was founded in 1968 to protect human volunteers in research. WCG became the pioneer of independent ethical review, and continues to partner with the world’s most scientifically innovative biopharmaceutical and medical device companies, academic medical centers, and hospitals to drive medical progress with new drugs, products, medical devices and treatments.
Today, WCG's transformational solutions are built upon the foundation of ethical review, but have grown to include a suite of complementary ingenious services and technologies that expand the capabilities of the modern research professional. WCG is proud to serve the individuals on the frontlines of science and medicine, and the organizations that strive to develop new products and therapies to improve the quality of human health. It is our role to empower them to accelerate advancement, while ensuring that the risks of progress never outweigh the value of human life.