Research Program Coordinator

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
General Summary/Purpose

The Research Program Coordinator will be responsible for the conduct of study protocols designed around individuals with pain. Responsibilities will include recruiting, enrolling and following participants in the studies. Works closely with the Principal Investigator (PI) and Sr. Research Program Coordinator in all aspects of study management. Communicates with study team and PI on all clinical aspects of patient management. Works with other staff members to ensure rapid data entry and high level of quality control.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

    Recruit, screen and enroll eligible subjects for participation in research protocols with final authorization from principal investigator and/or research team leader Perform blood draws and processing As a principal investigator designee, explain the protocol in detail and obtain informed consent from potential subjects Verify patient eligibility for studies with principal investigator and/or research team leader Obtain medical release of information from patient as needed per protocol Coordinate and document all aspects of subjects’ participation (including subject interviews, telephone contact with subject or friends/family of the patient; conversations with the research team and all medical providers who participate in the patients care, etc.) to ensure a comprehensive and consistent approach to the subject management on protocol Ensures collection of pertinent data from internal and external sources and monitors compliance with requirements of the clinical studies Monitor clinical course of subject’s enrolled in clinical trials, under nursing supervision, ensuring that research protocol is executed appropriately Maintain and complete protocol specific patient records and Case Report Forms (CRF). Maintain a good working knowledge of all assigned protocols Maintain confidential records of required source documentation on each assigned research subject on protocol Meet regularly with Principal Investigators, Sr. Research Program Coordinators and protocol team leaders to review patient participation, data accuracy and overall project progress Provide updates on current progress of the study as requested Maintain patient study calendars Schedule patient study appointments Control quality of source documentation and research integrity Detect and help solve logistical, technical and patient related problems as they pertain to protocol participation Coordinate laboratory specimen processing and handling with appropriate lab supervisors. Attend study meetings to represent the research unit and grow in knowledge of data quality and the federal regulations governing clinical research. Participate in other research initiatives as workload allows Willingness to use personal vehicle for recruitment off site Other duties as assigned by the Research and Sponsored Projects Manager or the PI of the project.
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline
  • Some related experience

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) 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. *

  • Phlebotomy training, and demonstrated proficiency.
Preferred Qualifications

    Experience with clinical research desirable Experience with protocol implementation and patient coordination preferred
  • Experience with completion of data sets (Case Report Forms) desirable
  • Certification as a registered Phlebotomist by a nationally recognized agency is preferred (e.g., National Center for Competency Testing, American Medical Technologists, American Society for Clinical Pathology, American Society for Clinical Pathology, American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians, National Phlebotomy Association).

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work with populations across ages, sexual orientations, socio-economic circumstances
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills are required as is attention to detail and the ability to complete multiple tasks on a timely basis
  • Knowledge of standard computer software (e.g. Microsoft office) required
  • Ability to maintain meticulous records
  • A high degree of self-motivation and the ability to function both as a team member and independently
  • Ability to prioritize workload on a daily and weekly basis
  • Ability to work well with others to solve problems
  • Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines and prioritizes multiple tasks
  • Ability to maintain participant confidentiality
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well with patients and show a high degree of motivation in enrolling participants
  • Interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with Principal Investigator, Senior Research Program Coordinator, and other staff members and research participants

Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:

  • HIPAA and Research Compliance certification training relevant to human subjects’ research and other JHU classes as required.

Classified Title:Research Program Coordinator
Working Title: Research Program Coordinator ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD
Starting Salary Range:$16.26 - $22.35; Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am-5:00am, Up to 37.5 hrs/ week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 06-MD:School of Nursing
Department name: 60009277-Research Administration
Personnel area: School of Nursing

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 Nursing - 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
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