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Cedars-Sinai Safety IRB Analyst II - Radiation & Environmental Health and Safety - Full Time in Los Angeles, California

Make a difference every single day!

At Cedars-Sinai, we're motivated by a collective spirit of innovation and the challenge to continuously improve. Above all, we share a real passion for helping others. Day after day, from department to department, our people give their all to create a community unlike any other. This is just one of the many reasons U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals—and now we invite you to join us and make a difference every single day in service of this outstanding work – perfection and innovation in patient care, research, and community service. From working with a team of dedicated professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have phenomenal resources to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others.

Crucial Job Summary:

The Safety IRB Analyst works under the supervision of the Director, Environmental Health & Safety, Radiation Safety Manager with primary responsibility for management of a subset of applications submitted for Medical Radiation Safety Committee (MRSC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) review. Performs detailed analysis of all applications submitted for Safety IRB review, verifying all requirements have been met. Attends the Radiation & Institutional Biosafety Safety Committee meetings to provide technical support and assist in capturing discussion and action items. Documents committee determinations in drafting comprehensive meeting minutes and correspondence to investigators that effectively outline concerns, rationale, and technical questions from the Radiation Safety & Institutional Biosafety Committees. Conducts evaluations of investigator’s response to identify potential issues for Safety reviewers and advise whether requirements for Safety IRB approval have been met. Documents the review process completely and timely in WEBRIDGE, the Safety IRB online submission and protocol tracking system.

You will be the point of contact with the research community. Assists investigators in preparation and editing Safety (MRSC, IBC) applications and informed consent forms. Assists in preparing comprehensive report of protocols for Safety Committee review. Assists in preparation of appropriate patient risk language. Participates in departmental quality improvement activities by identifying needs in department operations and making recommendations for improvement.

May be cross-trained to assist other areas in the Environmental Health and Safety department. Conducts special projects as assigned by the Director of Environmental Health and Safety.

Job Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Physics, Medical Physics, Health Physics, Radiological Sciences, Engineering or other related field (Masters Degree preferred).

  • Minimum two (2) years' of experience as an IRB Analyst or regulator affairs experience.

  • Certified as an Institutional Review Board (IRB) Professional (preferred).

  • Require a firm foundation in mentorship and regulations that govern the inclusion of human subjects in research.

  • Proficiency in IRB review process for pre-committee analysis of protocol; composition of pre and post meeting correspondence and meeting minutes; customer service; resource management.

  • Excellent writing skills to generate clear, precise, detailed, grammatically accurate technical letters, memos, reports.

  • Outstanding analytical ability to apply knowledge of federal regulations and institutional policy

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, working with multiple constituencies of varied education/social background.

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.

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