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The IRB Coordinator is responsible for ensuring effective functioning of the assigned Institutional Review Board or Boards, including pre-meeting, in-meeting and post-meeting research review activities as required by applicable law, regulations and Nemours' policies and procedures.
This position can be located in Wilmington, DE or Orlando, FL.
Primary responsibilities include:
Working in concert with the IRB Chairperson(s) to ensure that all research and related items submitted to the IRB(s) are reviewed and acted upon in a timely manner in accordance with NOHSP policy and established Nemours IRB performance standards.
Participating actively in NOHSP staff meetings and NOHSP Leadership meetings.
Contributing and implementing ideas designed to improve the functioning of the IRBs, and providing exceptional customer service to IRB stakeholders.
Maintaining and updating the IRB Membership Roster with the Office of Human Research Protections (DHHS).
Participating in the development and implementation of quality improvement projects for the IRBs, and acting as liaison in the event of FDA government audit/Nemours internal audits for IRB/PI.
Suggesting QA/QI improvements relating to Nemours Human Subjects Policies and Compliance at department's monthly staff meetings.