The primary purpose of this position is to run daily operations, while providing oversight and strategic planning for the Eisenhower Medical Center Institutional Review Board (IRB), FWA00001954, IRB00002040. This includes facilitating the research review and approval process with IRB members and researchers to ensure institutional compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, institutional policies and guidelines governing human research protections.
The Institutional Review Board Administrator must meet the following qualifications:
Required: A Bachelor’s degree from a college or university in Science, Health Care Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field
Preferred: Graduate degree
Required: Certified IRB Professional (CIP) from www.primr.org upon eligibility
Preferred: Certified IRB Professional (CIP) from www.primr.org
Required: 5 years of administrative experience working with an IRB or within a research setting involving human subjects
Preferred: 8 years of experience working with an IRB or within a research setting involving human subjects
Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
Manage the activities of the IRB.
Develop, maintain and update Standard Operating Procedures for the IRB.
Conduct all aspects of the monthly IRB meeting.
As needed, conduct weekly status meetings with IRB co-chair and Director of the Clinical Trials Office.
Coordinate IRB services with Eisenhower Health system, outside researchers and project sponsors.
Identify program problems, determine appropriate action and make recommendations for problem resolution; assist in the implementation of program enhancements and service improvements.
Define reporting and information needs and provide supporting products Coordinate systems modifications to continually refine the eIRB tool; coordinate the efforts of administrative, technical, and IT support to the IRB.
Evaluate, develop and modify forms/documents to aid both committee members and researchers in the review and submission process.
Prepare and present a variety of informational reports and make recommendations in writing, graphic and oral presentations.
On-site audits of IRB procedures and records (FDA, OHRP, etc.).
Develop, recommend and implement policies and procedures to assure adequate subject protections, compliance with applicable regulations and guidelines, and to enhance research program and IRB committee operations.
Understand and remain current on relevant law, guidelines, and policies for human subject research protections and ensure the IRB members and research team members do the same.
Participate in ongoing continuing education to keep current with new developments and laws; Analyze and interpret existing, new and proposed regulations for program impacts.
Develop a culture of regulatory compliance through training, education, audits and other monitoring processing.
Ensure timely, accurate and efficient processing of study documentation and appropriate management of data systems (share folders and eIRB).
Advise and guide researchers on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and IRB regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Ability to Interpret legislation, regulations, policies, procedures and ethical principles in research compliance.
Ability to administer, coordinate and supervise the work of an assigned staff engaged in complex analytical or administrative programs.
Report serious or continuing noncompliance with regulations and suspension or termination of IRB approval to institutional officials and others, as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Eisenhower is proud to offer:
A generous benefits package and matched retirement plan
Health and wellness programs
About Eisenhower Health: Near Palm Springs, California, our vibrant community offers an enviable lifestyle including affordable housing, minimal traffic, world-class dining and shopping, and year round recreational activities. Additionally, Eisenhower Health is less than two hours away from sandy beaches and mountain resorts.
At Eisenhower Health, we offer a progressive environment with an emphasis on individual growth and advanced medical practices seldom seen in other hospitals. As a not-for-profit and comprehensive health care institution, we are honored to be recognized as one of the top-ranking hospitals in California. For 2017-2020, U.S. News and World Report has ranked us as the #1 performing hospital in the Riverside Metro area and #16 in California, placing us in the top six percentile of hospitals in the state. In addition, we were within the 20 percent of hospitals nationwide to receive five star stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, in its Overall Hospital Quality and Star Rating (#2017-2018).
Located on 130 acres in Rancho Mirage, we offer our community a 517-bed acute care hospital with telemetry, critical care and medical/surgical floors. We also have a multitude of specialty centers on our campus including The Betty Ford Center, The Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center, The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences and The Lucy Curci Cancer Center.
Eisenhower Health has recently been granted Magnet recognition by the ANCC for its nursing excellence, which makes us the first and only hospital in the Inland Empire to achieve this prestigious Magnet distinction. For the fifth consecutive year, Eisenhower Health has been recognized as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation (2017-2020), a testament to our commitment to provide equitable care.
In 2017-2020, U.S. News recognized Eisenhower Health as one of the High Performing Hospitals in these specific areas: Geriatrics, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aortic Valve Surgery, Chronic Obstructive, Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Colon Cancer Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Lung Cancer Surgery. Eisenhower Health is the only hospital in Riverside and San Bernardino counties to be named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health for 2016 & 2017.
Eisenhower Health has had a great deal of growth in our Clinic Divisions throughout the Coachella Valley. We also cultivate an environment that fosters outstanding levels of employee engagement and was one of only 20 organizations nationwide to receive the Workplace of the Year Award from The Advisory Board Company (2016-2017).
Eisenhower is an equal opportunity employer.
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At Eisenhower Health, we offer a progressive environment with an emphasis on individual growth and advanced medical practices seldom seen in other hospitals. As a not-for-profit and comprehensive health care institution, we are honored to be recognized as one of the top-ranking hospitals in California.
Near Palm Springs, California, our vibrant community offers an enviable lifestyle including affordable housing, minimal traffic, world-class dining and shopping, and year round recreational activities. Additionally, Eisenhower Health is less than two hours away from sandy beaches and mountain resorts.