Cedars-Sinai Regulatory Coordinator III - SOCCI Clinical Research Office in Los Angeles, California

The Regulatory Coordinator III will provide supervision of other regulatory staff. Prepares and submits protocols and supporting documents to regulatory bodies such as Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee (PRMC) and Institutional Review Board (IRB). This role submits continuations, amendments, responds to questions, generates reports, and maintains research files and documentation involving the regulatory requirements for the study/clinical trial. Other duties include, representing the medical center when meeting with pharmaceutical companies, attending weekly team meetings, and working with other staff to insure all regulatory documents and requirements are met and up-to-date. May plan and coordinate strategies for improving efficiency, action plans to improve quality, or training and education of personnel. Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local IRB.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides supervision of other regulatory staff and workload assessment.

Prepares and submits protocols and supporting documents to regulatory bodies such as PRMC and IRB.

Submits continuations and amendments as necessary to maintain compliance with regulatory requirements and institutional policies.

Responds to all questions from the IRB related to the regulatory aspects of the study.

Completes forms and generates all reports necessary to comply with regulatory requirements and institutional policies.

Establishes and maintains research files and documentation pertaining to regulatory requirements for clinical trials.

Meets with monitors from pharmaceutical companies and represents the medical center during these meetings.

Works closely with the clinical trial coordinator, research staff, and investigators to assure that all regulatory documents for the research studies are up-to-date.

Attends weekly research team meetings and updates staff and investigators on the status of regulatory submission and amendments.

May provide training and education of other personnel.

May participate in centralized activities of the department or institution.

May plan and coordinate strategies to improve existing standard operating procedures related to regulatory affairs.

May identify quality and performance improvement opportunities and collaborate with staff in the development of action plans to improve quality.

Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.

Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.

Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.

Participates in required training and education programs.

Educational Requirements:

BA/BS degree

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

ACRP/SoCRA (or equivalent) certification preferred.

Experience:

Five (5) years minimum of directly related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Physical Demands:

Able to perform moderate lifting. Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able to read papers and online documents. Able to operate standard office equipment. Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.