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Providence Health & Services Coordinator, Clinical Research Regulatory 1 in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Coordinator-Clinical Research Regulatory 1 - Medical Research (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR

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We are seeking a Coordinator-Clinical Research Regulatory 1 - Medical Research that will function under the supervision of the Regional Research Regulatory Manager, coordinating and maintaining regulatory activities related to the various types of research studies conducted at PH&S Research Programs. This includes, but is not limited to writing or revising study-related documents to be submitted to IRB or other regulatory bodies, preparation and maintenance of regulatory documents, the use and upkeep of the Clinical Trial Management system, and implementation of regulatory systems and processes. Interacts closely with institutional investigators, industry sponsors, cooperative group operations offices, and research programs. Collaborates with the Clinical Research Team members throughout study completion.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of the standards and policies governing the conduct of clinical studies and the involvement of human subjects, including Federal, state and local government regulations, as well as institutional and departmental policies and procedures

  • Work with research programs to prepares IRB submission for new studies within the required IRB timelines

  • Coordinate the regulatory process for the IRB processing of protocol modifications and amendments, consent changes, continuing reviews, serious adverse events, protocol variances, safety reports and Investigator Brochures through the Institutional Review Board (IRB)

  • Enter and update regulatory-related milestones in the Clinical Trials Management software in an accurate and timely manner

  • Collaborate with research programs and investigators to assure consent changes and consent addendums regarding protocol amendment or newly identified risks are communicated to the study participant in a timely and appropriate format

  • Ensure all study-related regulatory documents are maintained in a complete and organized manner

  • Coordinate the regulatory preparation for audit and monitoring visits ensuring that this is carried out in an organized manner

  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills with internal and external personnel in coordinating regulatory process for clinical studies


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree with courses in public health, community program development, psychology/sociology, and research -OR- equivalent education/experience

  • Two (2) years of experience with medical terminology or clinical research

  • Basic understanding of the regulations governing clinical research (CFR, GCP, ICH, HIPAA)

  • Familiarity with OHRP guidelines

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (mainly Word, OneNote, and Excel), Internet applications, Adobe Acrobat, and Outlook e-mail

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Six (6) months of experience with IRB submissions

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Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Research

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 331279