Supervises and ensures the continuity and consistency of team and committee processes. Leads and advises the team on the protocol process from submission to completion.
* Department/Unit Summary:
* The Human Research Protection Program Mission
* Protecting the safety, rights and welfare of human research participants through:
* Collaboration - with Investigators, key study personnel, other supporting institutional bodies and external entities towards a common goal of protecting human research participants.
* Service - guiding and supporting the development of research based on sound research design and strong ethical principles that contribute to scientific and scholarly advances in behavioral, social, biomedical and other sciences.
* Developing and Implementing human research protections education programs on the application of IRB policies and procedures, and Federal regulations and guidelines.
* Continuing education of Investigators and key study personnel resulting in an up-to-date and knowledgeable research community in human research protections, regulations and institutional policy and procedures.
* Consulting with Investagors and key study personnel in the development of research programs to facilitate compliance with regulations, and assuring adherence to FDA and other regulatory guidelines, ethical considerations and institutional policies related to human research protections.
* Administer a Community Outrearchy Program that serves the Nashville community for education on the rights of research participants.
* Providing an Outreach Program for the Vanderbilt Community to educate them on the Federal regulations and human research protections.
* Quality - Post Approval Monitoring of human research activities to assure compliance with Federal regulations, VHRPP and institutional policies and procedures.
* Supporting a continuous quality improvement program through continuous assessment, evaluation and action.
Day Shift/Exempt Position
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Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 5 years experience
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