Research Program Coordinator

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 05, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose

The Johns Hopkins ARVD/C Program seeks a Research Program Coordinator to coordinate clinical research activities on ARVC, an inherited cardiomyopathy that causes life-threatening arrhythmias. The ARVD/C program is dedicated to improving outcomes for patients and families with ARVD/C through 1) excellent multidisciplinary, collaborative research, 2) clinical care, and 3) education and outreach. Under supervision of a research genetic counselor and junior faculty member, the research program coordinator will join our close-knit, multidisciplinary team of 3 faculty and 3 staff to coordinate clinical research activities, including data collection and management, maintaining IRB documents, and carrying out day to day activities of multiple clinical research projects.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work closely with principal investigator to ensure smooth and efficient execution of research protocols.
  • Responsible for the organization, entry, maintenance, and accuracy of all patient clinical data in a timely and ongoing manner.
  • Ensure accurate data abstraction and entry into ARVD/C program databases (Excel, Redcap, GCRC, Qualtrics, Progeny, and SurveyMonkey) through implementation of workflow and quality control procedures. This includes scanning and data entry into multiple databases.
  • Obtain informed consent from eligible participants.
  • Makes suggestions for improving data collection and workflow processes.
  • Ensures quality control of data entry.
  • Works with the study team to develop data collection procedures for new studies.
  • Maintains compliance in protecting patient confidentiality when reviewing, communicating, and accessing clinical data.
  • Supervises work-study students, ensuring compliance with data entry, management, and human subjects training and compliance procedures.
  • Under the direction of the PI, maintains IRB protocols and assists in documentation for compliance with protocols for data and sharing of biological materials necessary for collaboration with outside investigators.
  • Collects outside medical records as needed.
  • Interviews research participants by phone to document medical history, family history, and exercise history.
  • Coordinates and conducts study mailings.
  • Occasionally prepares blood samples for transportation to laboratories within and outside of JHU
  • Assists with preparation, coordination, planning, data collection during, and management of a yearly weekend Patient and Family seminar.
  • Other duties as assigned: This may include filing, ordering / stocking supplies, transporting / shipping samples, copying, posting flyers, and other study-related tasks.

    The Research Program Coordinator will work as a team member with other research and clinical staff, consistently projecting a professional and courteous demeanor. This position requires close attention to detail and excellent customer service skills in interactions with research participants and staff. The Research Program Coordinator must support the mission of improving outcomes of patients and families with ARVD/C through collaborative, multidisciplinary approaches to research and clinical care.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a biological/health science/public health field required. Additional experience may substitute for some education.

* JHU Equivalency Formula:30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the 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

Some experience using statistical software desired. Previous experience with a research project of some sort is required. Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology and genetic terminology and concepts highly desired. Experience with patient / research participant contact in a community or medical setting desirable.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office software, including Word and Excel required. Ability to communicate effectively over the telephone, by email, and in person. Ability to deal sensitively and effectively with research participants. Excellent customer service and problem solving skills. Ability to work well both independently, with limited supervision, and in a team setting.

Classified Title:Research Program Coordinator
Working Title: Research Program Coordinator ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD
Starting Salary Range:$16.26 - $22.35; Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, 40 hours/week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10002805-SOM DOM Cardiology
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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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
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