Manages the day-to-day functions of the IRB including overseeing the meeting schedule, agenda, meeting minutes, and action item notification to research teams and:
Schedules monthly regular and fast track meetings to ensure study review and approval
Conducts pre-reviews of electronic and paper documents. Prepares, manages, and follows up on correspondence from the IRB to researchers and study teams.
Review and provide regulatory and content critique of abstracts, protocols, data collection tools and consent documents prior to IRB review
Train and supervise IRB Coordinators and act as a resource for Office of Research Affairs staff
Facilitates assignment of primary reviewers. Arranges for consultations between IRB reviewer and study teams, maintains communication with IRB Chair and reviewers.
Provides training to new researchers and students.
Prepares meeting minutes and prepares approval letters, or stipulation notifications.
Develop, review and revise federally mandated Standard Operating Procedures and Policies (SOPs) for the Institutional Review Board procedures
Prior experience in research regulatory environment required. Prefer current CIP certification.
Internal Number: 0001555
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Albany Med is the premier health care system in Northeastern New York. It is the region’s only academic health sciences center, comprised of Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany Medical College, the Albany Med Physician’s Group, and affiliate hospitals Saratoga Hospital and Columbia Memorial Health.
Anchored in the beautiful and historic City of Albany, New York, Albany Med offers a wide range of specialty care which provides unique opportunities to gain invaluable experience. It is the region’s only Level I trauma center for more than three million people in 25 counties and is home to the region’s only level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and the region’s only pediatric emergency department and children’s hospital. Albany Med employs the largest group of world-class specialists and subspecialists in northeastern New York.
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