Research Specialist - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Medical Center

Full Time


Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.


  • Attend and actively participate in assigned meetings.
  • Develops and maintains a timeline for projects and facilitates project completion.
  • Assists with development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure that the conduct and review of clinical research is in compliance with federal regulations.
  • Stays abreast of federal regulations.
  • Provides guidance to faculty, fellows, residents, and other staff on the preparation, conduct and compliance documentation necessary for institutional, individual and research subject protections in clinical research.
  • Meets with individual parties at least monthly to review research activities and needs.
  • Liaison with department experts and leadership on research activities.
  • Conduct preliminary reviews of all new protocols and evaluate expedited, exempt, and full committee submission requests.
  • Oversee the screening of protocol amendments, renewals, closures and deviations as they are submitted for IRB review.
  • Conduct literature and regulatory reviews and prepare reports for the IRB on scientific, ethical, existing and proposed regulatory topics.
  • Oversee and manage the electronic protocol submission system ensuring appropriate documentation is submitted and maintained.
  • Manages the research portfolios, develops study budgets and reconciles individual study accounts and grant billing.
  • Drafts guidance documents and policies.
  • Conduct surveillance and internal audits.
  • Provide education and training on research compliance.
  • Perform complex data extraction, build research databases and supports computer networks.
  • Serve as an educational resource on technology.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in medically-related field.
  • Master's Degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in finance, regulatory compliance, research, IT, or related field.
  • Experience in a hospital or health-related setting.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Able to demonstrate strong critical thinking, problem solving, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools.
  • Technical writing skills
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology

Other Information

  • 1 full time vacancy, days.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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