General Information

Location: Puyallup, WA

Organization: WCG IRB

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

The IRB Affairs Specialist supports the IRB Review Board through administrative duties, supporting data collection, and the management and analysis of documents, client reporting, and problem resolution. This position will:
  • Provide administrative support to the Board and clients by preparing documents for review in accordance with company policies and requirements
  • Be able to deal effectively with high volumes, rigid deadlines, and frequent changes

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or a combination of equivalent education and experience

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Two+ years of experience working in an administrative setting where proofing documents and attention to detail were essential elements of your job requirements
  • Must have strong analytical skills with a high degree of accuracy in a highly regulated industry
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Databases and Adobe
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Experience working with medical terminology (preferred)
  • Ability to work independently, utilize discretionary judgment, and be a pro-active team player

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ability to maintain and promote positive working relationships with clients (internal and external) by providing timely and professional service to their needs within the scope of company mission and accompanying requirements
  • Ability to detect errors in typing, spelling, grammar, syntax and punctuation
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as research protocols, medical literature, safety information, operating and maintenance instructions
  • Ability to set priorities and manage time effectively
  • Provide support to Reviewers on a regular basis
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and professionalism regarding client information
  • Accurately and completely enter information in database
  • Proofread and distribute outgoing correspondence
  • Contribute to a positive, customer-oriented team environment
  • Resolve questions and problems effectively
  • Communicate to obtain information or clarify requests
  • Maintain work logs/reports as required by management
ABOUT US:
For over 50 years, WCG IRB has been at the forefront of protecting the rights and welfare of human research participants during all phases of clinical trials.  Recognized as the gold standard of human subject protection, WCG is the trusted partner to over 1,000 institutions in the United States alone, ranging from small community hospitals and research sites to large academic medical centers and universities. Our unparalleled review ensures that human research studies withstand scrutiny around the world.

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