The Medical Programs Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of investigational human studies, continuing medical education planning and coordination, along with library services within Renown Health.
Nature and Scope:
Knowledge of regulations specific to human research subject protection, and continuing medical education, institutional policies and procedures and to accrediting organization(s) (i.e. JC, ACCME, NSMA, NSBME, and FDA) in order to maintain accreditation and provide an in-depth and expert resource to the medical community.
The incumbent is responsible for all library functions including the development, maintenance and dissemination of knowledge-based resources within the integrated health network. The incumbent organizes catalogs and provides physical and electronic access of the library’s various collections. Is involved in patron requests, interlibrary loan borrowing patterns, development and administration for the department budget
The incumbent conducts critical preliminary review of all items submitted to the IRB for review, as well as for CME applications and program development to ensure timely and efficient processing. Analyzes information for the development of CME programs from needs analysis from various internal and external sources.
Serves as a liaison between research staff, the IRB members and institutional officials to safeguard the rights and welfare of subjects. Has direct authority from the CME Committee to provide and oversee all educational program elements including administration, planning organizing, and evaluation. Is responsible for keeping all records and statistics required by both CME and IRB regulations.
Conduct proactive reviews of research records as well as internal IRB investigations of research activities and provide assistance during external audits including FDA, OHRP or sponsor monitors.
This position is challenged to manage a large volume of items while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and efficiency with significant attention to detail. To know all regulatory requirements governing CME accreditation and IRB guidelines. The position requires strong decision-making, independent judgment and analytical skills in order to apply federal and state regulations to a variety of situations.
This position does not provide patient care.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
Minimum Qualifications: Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Nursing degree preferred or BS/BA in related clinical health care field.
Clinical RN experience preferred or minimum one year previous experience working with IRB or minimum three years related research experience.
Current Nevada RN or Health Care related license or certification preferred.
Computer / Typing:
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc. Type 40 WPM.