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Assistant Director, Research and Clinical Compliance

School, College or Department: Research Administration
Date Posted: Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 09:55:00 EDT
Reports To: Radiation Safety Officer
Location: Valhalla Campus

New York Medical College seeks an Assistant Director, Research and Clinical Compliance to play a key role in the management of New York Medical comprehensive environmental, safety, occupational health, and research compliance programs in support of and under the general supervision of senior staff.

Responsibilities include: providing day-to-day management of research compliance and infection control programs, including the development and revision of plans, policies, procedures and training programs; prepare and conduct trainings on a variety of EH&S topics; serve as Chemical Hygiene Officer and Assistant Biosafety Officer. Assistant Director will perform routine audits of laboratories, clinical areas, clinical compliance and research programs; consult with Principal Investigators (PIs), lab personnel and clinical personnel on inspection findings and provides appropriate recommendations based on regulatory compliance and best-practice guidelines; maintains comprehensive and accurate records of inspections. Develops recommendations for corrective actions. Supervises audit closeout process (including the appropriate documentation of such) by technical staff.

Under the general direction of the Radiation Safety Officer, will oversee the day-to-day management of the radiation safety program and related tasks performed by EH&S Technicians; supervise research and clinical dosimetry programs. Ensure that compliance activities are completed within the appropriate time period(s) of the calendar year. Manages records, including waste manifests, SDSs, and other compliance documents; keep documentation in a consistent state of “inspection” readiness. Provides support for regulatory audits/site inspections; maintain knowledge of federal, state, and local safety regulations through personal research and attendance at meetings/seminars.

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree however a Master’s degree is highly preferred; 5+ years experience, preferably in an academic, healthcare, and/or research environment. DOJ/FBI/DMV background checks and clearances required. Participation in rotating on-call schedule required. HAZWOPER/RCRA/DOT HAZMAT/IATA certifications strongly preferred. Must have advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, specifically Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Must be able to use iPad/iPhone applications.

Candidates must apply online at: https://nymccareers-touro.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchRelation=keyword_all&searchLocation=-12816-Valhalla

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