Research Program Coordinator

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 28, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time

General summary/purpose:

Under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Research Program Coordinator is responsible for the collection, organization, entry, maintenance and accuracy of clinical research data for multiple Gastroenterology research studies. The study coordinator will be responsible for maintaining regulatory protocols for IRB, CRMS, FDA, etc. Must obtain participant consent for our studies which includes communicating the appropriate documentation. This role also entails acting as the liaison with our local and external clinical collaborators for patient samples. Additionally, the Research Program Coordinator will collaborate in development & writing of consent forms, in development and preparation of regulatory documents as appropriate and clarifying concerns & questions about new protocols with PI and/or sponsor.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

This position will be responsible for supervising various projects, working closely with investigators and staff. The position will set goals and timelines in collaboration with investigators, and ensure timely accomplishment of project tasks and goals with high quality. Responsibilities will be primarily research-based but will require facilitating conference calls and/or investigator meetings. Participates in research-study team meetings, meets with the PI on a regular basis to discuss the progression of the research studied and work collaboratively to promote a highly productive work environment. The position is responsible for ensuring program quality, and adherence to expected processes and project goals and timelines.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Recruit patients by screening for eligibility and consent
  • Educate eligible patients on specific study procedures
  • Schedule research-related appointment and procedures
  • Collectdata and specimens which could involve some basic specimenhandling andprocessing
  • Facilitate participant study visits by completing data collection forms, entering data into secure research database(s) and communicating with study sponsor on recruitment
  • Overseeing study supplies and data queries
  • Follow-up with study participants by phone or through EPIC MyChart messaging
  • Maintain studyfiles and records while facilitatingresearchquality control and assurance
  • Document all patient data accurately in electronic system
  • Set up telemedicine visits, assure patient comfortable with telemedicine platform (polycom, zoom etc)
  • Obtain patient medical records for review

Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline. Some related experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required educations, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred qualifications:

Master’s degree (or equivalent degree) in related discipline. 3-5 years research experience and a familiarity with research procedures.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Must adhere to guidelines regarding honest reporting of sensitive and confidential research and participant information; Understands the importance/impact of data integrity in terms of participants, study results, costs, quality of service and scientific research in general; Regular contact with researchers and collaborators requires the use of good judgment, tact and sensitivity; Excellent organizational and time management skills required; Excellent interpersonal skills; Excellent oral and written communication skills required; Excellent attention to detail; Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities; Proficiency in the use of standard software applications, databases, spreadsheets and word processing required.

Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:

As noted above.

Any specific physical requirements for the job:

Sitting in normal seated position for extended periods of time. Ability to use a keyboard and move about. Ability to see and hear within normal parameters.

Classified Title:Research Program Coordinator
Working Title: Research Program Coordinator ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD
Starting Salary Range:$16.26 - $22.35
Employee group: Part-time
Schedule: M-F. 8:30-12:30
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10002808-SOM DOM Gastroenterology
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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