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Re: IRB Officer, Cedars-Sinai, LA, CA Deborah Walz 13 Dec 1999 09:40 EST

Re: IRB Officer, Cedars-Sinai, LA, CA Deborah Walz 13 Dec 1999 09:40 EST

Makes us look rather puny, huh?

Date sent:              Fri, 10 Dec 1999 19:04:42 -0800
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From:                   "Browning, Lynzee Engel" <xxxxxx@CSHS.ORG>
Subject:                IRB Officer, Cedars-Sinai, LA, CA
To:                     xxxxxx@hrinet.org

> Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, CA
> CSMC Burns & Allen Research Institute - within a JCHO Accredited, premier,
> private, non/profit medical center, currently with over $46M in sponsored
> research, and over 1000 IRB applications annually has the following
> position available.
>
> IRB Officer
> New position in the expanding IRB Office.  Experienced IRB Staff desired!
> Salary Range:  $36,500 to $60,000 /Yr., Based on Experience &
> Ability/Knowledge. Open until filled.
>
> Summary: Under Manger's general guidance, supports one of two IRB Chairs
> and one of two Institutional Review Boards (IRB) with meetings and
> administrative processes according to regulation.  Provides timely and
> accurate guidance to Research Investigators and staff with application
> preparation to obtain and maintain timely review and approval. Develops
> and conducts in-service training annually.  Requires customer service
> orientation,  accurate interpretation of PHS,  FDA and other regulations
> with the judgment to obtain validation when necessary. Recommends
> development or modification of institutional policies & procedures as they
> apply to IRB.
>
> Essential Duties:  IRB Review Process - Contributes significant
> administrative comments to pre-review of new IRB applications. Tracks
> applications, annual reports, and modification requests.  Maintains
> documentation to meet audit standards.  Must know, understand, and keep
> current of all regulatory and ethical issues governing the structure,
> functions, and requirements of the IRB.  Initiates accurate, timely and
> concise official correspondence and reports as required by IRB action and
> regulation. Establishes agendas and produces official minutes of all
> meeting (Pre-review, IRB, or as requested) to the satisfaction of the IRB
> and Chair. Attend and participate in appropriate meetings (supportive of
> the Chair and as an advocate for protection of research subjects).
> Coordinate IRB functions with other areas of the Research Institute to
> facilitate relevant communication and required documentation. May be
> authorized to sign documents for the Chair. Maintains security and
> confidentiality of IRB files. Administration - May assist CSRI
> Administration with site visits or Audit of the IRB Office.  Maintains and
> updates database accurately and timely. Cooperates with other Research
> Institute members to achieve use of a common data base and other
> resources.   Participates in the development of IRB Policies and the PHS
> Assurance. Requires effective work in a group and clear and concise
> communication. Participates in discussion and from this writes
> comprehensive copy.
>
> Minimum  Requirements:  Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, plus 3 - 5 years
> experience in research administration.  IRB Experience is preferable.
> Skill in effectively managing executive committee review processes and of
> positive interpersonal relations. Ability to gain and refine detailed
> knowledge of a substantial body of regulatory  information. Requires
> ability to analyze and synthesize complex concepts and transfer into
> written documents, or independently determine appropriate decisions and
> how to communicate them in a team environment. Understanding of scientific
> and medical concepts and terminology is helpful. Skill in working with
> computer software is required. Ability to motivate self, set priorities,
> and meet deadlines.  In addition must have the ability to communicate
> clearly and concisely verbally and writing.  Knowledge and facility with
> written English grammar, spelling, and editorial ability required.
>
> If interested, send resume to:
> Philip Sinclair    xxxxxx@cshs.org
> Recruiter Staffing Specialist
> Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
> Please refer to Requisition Number:  1990922
> 12/10/99
>
>
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Deborah S. Walz, Ed.D.                  xxxxxx@mail.uca.edu
Office of Sponsored Programs            Phone:  501/450-3451
University of Central Arkansas          Fax: 501/450-5339
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Conway, AR 72035-0001

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