Research Program Coordinator

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 23, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

*This position is an essential position which requires the incumbent to work from home during an event (weather or otherwise) that causes JHU to curtail its operations by closing some or all the university’s offices.

General Summary/Purpose:

The Research Program Coordinator (RPC), under the direct supervision of the Program Supervisor or Principal Investigator, will be responsible for coordinating of all aspects of the Medical Critical Care Research Group at Johns Hopkins University. The RPC will be a leader and point of contact for four trials of interventions to treat COVID – 19 pneumonia and other studies of sepsis, acute lung injury, and triage.

General qualifications include strong organizational skills, the ability to easily adapt to change and work independently, to work constructively in a team environment, and a willingness to learn new skills and knowledge. The RPC will be a member of our multiple multidisciplinary research team, which will include faculty investigators, research nurses, other study coordinators, and students.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality management and coordination of research studies.
  • Partake in and oversee the enrollment and registration of critically ill patients into research studies.
  • Assist in the development and clarity of study protocols to establish functional standard operating procedures, maintain manuals of operation, data collection instruments, training materials and other materials.
  • Assist research team in developing and maintaining database of research studies using REDCap, Excel, and/or other cloud based platforms.
  • Prepare data reports for ethical review committees, funding agencies, and other sponsors.
  • Assist in compiling data for study progress reports and grant proposals using Stata, RedCap, and/or similar.
  • Communicate effectively with administrative staff, institutional leadership, and study sponsors at JHU.
  • Maintain inventory of equipment and supplies used in research studies.
  • The position will be based in Baltimore, but will require travel between Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center as we will recruit participants from each site.
  • Organize and lead regular calls regarding progress in data collection activities, data management, patient safety, and other site-specific issues with members of the research team.
  • Maintain compliance with HIPAA and IRB regulations and guidelines and ensure staff compliance.
  • Perform SAP transactions including order of supplies (Shopping Cart), Travel Assistant, and On-Line Payment as requested.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as requested.
Minimum Qualifications:

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

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) may substitute for one year of experience.Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One – Two (1-2) years of work experience preferred.
  • Experience in project coordination.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • The candidate must have the ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and ability to adhere to deadlines is a must.
  • The candidate must also have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and personal computer skills.
  • Carries out duties and responsibilities with limited supervision, but asks for clarification when needed regarding data quality and integrity issues.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to effectively prioritize and work on multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines and demonstrate excellent time management skills and efficiency.
  • Attention to detail and ability to adhere to deadlines.
  • Maintain high level of motivation for job functions with a positive attitude.
  • Maintain and manage relationships with multiple and diverse stakeholders in this the research setting.

Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:

Required:

  • All IRB-required courses, appropriate study related certifications/training and SAP training must be completed within 2 weeks of start date.
Classified title: Research Program Coordinator

Working title: Medical Critical Care Research Coordinator

Role/Level/Range: ACRO 40/E/03/CD

Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35 (commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Full time

Employee Status: Non-Exempt

Schedule: Monday-Friday - 8:30am-5:00pm 40hrs/Wk - Primary obligations will be at JHH, but travel to BV will be necessary, and working off site during pandemic/weather disaster is also necessary

Location: Zayed Tower - 1800 Orleans Street Suite 9121, Baltimore, MD

Department name:10002817-SOM DOM Pulmonary

Personnel area (School): SOM – 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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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
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