Job Summary: Working under the direction of the Director of Research Compliance, the Senior Research Compliance Specialist is responsible for contributing to the success of the compliance program by assisting with the development, oversight, and monitoring of the research compliance functions of BIDMC, through interpretation of BIDMC policy and local, state, and federal laws and regulations. The Senior Research Compliance Specialist should have a strong background in multiple areas including, but not limited to: bench and laboratory research, animal research; human subjects research; international research activities; data protection and sharing; research privacy; ; grants management; and controlled substances. The Senior Research Compliance Specialist maintains and enhances research regulatory knowledge by continuous review and exploration of external publications and resources. Contributes to BIDMC and Office of Compliance and Business Conduct initiatives to promote a positive work environment.
Assist with implementation of the annual Research Risk Assessment and development of the Research Compliance Work Plan. Assist with development of metrics to measure program effectiveness.
Conduct internal investigations and operational audits to assess risk of research related issues, identify potential research compliance vulnerabilities; and make recommendations to improve internal controls.
Educate BIDMC research community on various research related topics to achieve compliance with learning objectives utilizing diverse communications styles such as Power Point presentations, writing articles, website development, in-person training sessions, handouts, infographics, etc.
Monitor developments and changes regarding the regulatory environment and assist with the interpretation of emerging federal, state and local laws and regulations, as it relates to the review and oversight of research compliance.
Evaluate issues of non-compliance to include investigation, oversight, follow up, and resolution.
5-8 years related work experience required.
Knowledge of regulatory environment, especially in the area of federal research funding.
Knowledge and/or experience in healthcare, especially in the area of academic medicine.
Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.
Knowledge and/or experience in a research academic medical center.
Research Compliance Certification (CHRC) or within 2 years of employment.
Internal Number: 31298BR
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