IRB Administrator – Research Institute at Cottage Health Cottage Health has been a leader in the Santa Barbara community for over 125 years, and was recognized in the top 10 best places to work in healthcare by Fortune. We’re currently in need of an experienced IRB Administrator to support our Research Institute. Under the general supervision of the Manager of Research Quality Assurance, the IRB Administrator provides administrative, technical, and general support to the Research Institute and the Institutional Review Board (IRB); supports all aspects of the IRB, including preparation of IRB submissions and distribution to IRB members and maintains IRB documentation, including recording of IRB minutes.
Responsible for the review and processing of complex and technical research protocols; identifies issues and provides guidance to investigators and staff regarding document preparation relative to research compliance regulations; reviews, processes, and tracks a high volume of study activities occurring in active research protocols system-wide and throughout the community. Assists with system-wide research compliance and support of the Human Research Protections Program (HRPP). Provides community-wide support and mentoring for investigators and their staff on IRB submissions.
Required: Bachelor's degree in science or healthcare related field. Must have one year of experience in a research environment (i.e. clinical trials). Familiarity with HIPAA regulations and regulations governing human subjects research. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the IRB process and protocol development and approval. Working knowledge of scientific and medical concepts and terminology, and strong familiarity with biomedical research protocols. Working knowledge of research terminology and MS Office.
We offer competitive salaries and a very comprehensive benefits package, which includes pension plan and tax savings accounts. Relocation and rental assistance also available. Apply online at www.cottagehealth.org.