This position works with Research Administration, Research Programs and Principal Investigators to coordinate and facilitate the IRB review of research at Intermountain Healthcare. An IRB Administrator Senior acts as a subject matter expert on the regulatory and ethical requirements governing human subjects research. An IRB Administrator serves as a resource to IRB members, staff and researchers.
Core responsibilities of this role include:
Perform a thorough and thoughtful reviews of research protocols and applications
Identify problematic areas that may require additional clarification.
Work with research teams to solve problems and navigate regulatory and ethical issues in human subjects research.
Acts as a subject matter expert on the protection of human subject research, provide education and guidance to IRB staff and IRB Members.
Serves as an alternate IRB member and expedited IRB reviewer.
Convey IRB determinations, requests for clarification or concerns to research teams in a clear manner.
Assist with the coordination and maintenance of Intermountain’s AAHRPP Accreditation.
In depth understanding of research regulations and Intermountain research policies and procedures.
Conducts and coordinates ongoing monitoring of IRB submissions and IRB minutes for regulatory compliance and continuous quality improvement.
Bachelor’s Degree plus 4 years of direct IRB experience.
Demonstrated strong communication and organization skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively under pressure
5 or more years of relevant IRB experience
Certified IRB Professional (CIP)
Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, documents, monitors, identify equipment and supplies, and be able to assess customer needs.
Frequent interactions with providers, colleagues, customers, patients/clients and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, needs, and issues quickly and accurately.
Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate supplies and equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use for typing, accessing needed information, etc.