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The Department of Radiology has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time Minimal Risk IRB Research Coordinator.
The Minimal Risk IRB Research Coordinator contributes to the growth and success of the Department by executing the mission and vision. This position promotes the research objectives in the Department of Radiology at the University of Washington and will work with faculty members to identify research problems and assist in the design, execution, and data coordination in research. The Minimal Risk IRB Research Coordinator will facilitate the process of obtaining minimal risk IRB approvals for faculty, fellows, residents, and staff in the Department of Radiology as well as modifications, renewals, and closeouts. As a part of that process, this position maintains a detailed database of all minimal risk IRB applications, approvals, responses, modifications, renewals, and closeouts as well as clear and detailed outcome data such as, but not limited to, abstracts, publications, presentations, posters, intellectual property (disclosures, licenses, patents, etc.), grant applications, gifts, honors, and awards related to each of the IRB applications. Additionally, this position is responsible for assisting with the design and implementation of multiple research projects to ensure compliance to protocol and oversee quality assurance measures for accurate data analysis.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.)
• Facilitate the process of obtaining minimal risk IRB approvals, modifications, renewals, responses, and closeouts; this includes assisting in the preparation, writing, editing, and tracking of minimal risk IRB submissions/applications, ensuring that all research protocols meet or exceed the requirements of the University of Washington as well as state and federal regulations while furthering the research objectives of the Department of Radiology.
• Serve as the technical expert in the department regarding policies and procedures related to the use of human subjects in research and is expected to stay up-to-date on changes in IRB processes at UWMC, Seattle Children’s, VA, SCCA, FHCRC and other collaborating institutions and effectively communicate this information to the faculty, fellows, residents, and staff.
• Act as the key contact for the department for submitting minimal risk IRB applications and as a liaison between the department and the Human Subjects Division at the University of Washington.
• Maintain a detailed database of all minimal risk IRB applications, responses, approvals, modifications, renewals, and closeouts; this includes inputting and updating the database in an ongoing and timely fashion, working with faculty, fellows, residents, leadership and IT to provide clear and effective reports of minimal risk IRB activity, status, and outcomes – this also entails maintaining outcome data, primarily obtained from annual progress reports submitted by the IRB investigators, inputting and updating all academic activity resulting from all of the minimal risk IRB applications, and providing a clear and effective follow-up process with all applicants but may include investigating and integrating information from multiple sources such as publication databases, professional activity reports, and grant information.
• Work with Radiology IT to maintain the Minimal Risk IRB Database and implement updates and modifications as needed, to optimize reports and collect relevant data as policies change and the human subjects research environment evolves.
• Self/Team Development: provide innovative, visionary, and collaborative initiative, continue to grow your own skill set necessary in your position, contribute to a team atmosphere in working with all internal/external customers.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS •Bachelor’s Degree in related field. •2 to 3 years of related experience.
Additional requirements: •Experience writing IRB applications, responses, modifications, closeouts, etc. •Time management, multi-tasking, detail-oriented and organizational skills, and a positive attitude to thrive and succeed in a fast-paced environment. •Ability to adapt to new software and interpret changing policies. •Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Access and/or other database programs. •Excellent communication skills and ability to work with diverse communities. •Confident, articulate, and professional speaking abilities and experience. •Ability to create an organized presentation to groups in various formats.
Equivalent education and/or experience may substitute for minimum requirements.
DESIRED REQUIREMENTS •Experience with scientific writing and/or data analysis for publication Knowledge of and experience with the University of Washington systems such as SAGE and Zipline.
MISSION AND VALUES
Mission: To meet the clinical needs of patients and families we serve, to train the practitioners and leaders of tomorrow, and to advance imaging sciences to improve the human condition.
Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to speak or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to write, finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: •This is a 50% position. Incumbent will work with supervisor to set an expected schedule within the normal 8am to 5pm, M-F, timeframe. Schedule is not always fixed and workload does vary. The incumbent¹s first responsibility is to complete tasks rather than keep to a fixed schedule. Flexibility in schedule and intensity of work is necessary. •Some travel between sites will be necessary by UW Health Services or other means such as public transportation, shuttle, private vehicle, bicycle, etc.
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