Research Program Assistant II

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 18, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose:

The Research Program Assistant II will be responsible for data collection, data entry, and meeting management for ongoing research projects for a multi-center consortium under the supervision of the Program Manager and principal investigator. Participate in project related meetings.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Complete screening process to identify potential participants. Recruit and consent potential study participants according to protocols’ inclusion and exclusion criteria; ensure proper informed consent from each study participant is obtained prior to entering study; ensure proper storage of consent documentation in participants’ research records. Be knowledgeable of the protocols so that study activities are completed correctly. Process participant payments and maintain accurate financial records.
  • Data collection responsibilities include, but are not limited to, abstracting data from paper and electronic medical records, administering surveys, and documenting the participating sites data queries. Conducting interviews using both qualitative and quantitative methods over the phone or in person. Conduct audio recordings of interviews as needed according to study protocols.
  • Data management responsibilities include collecting data as mentioned above, organizing, editing, and verifying accuracy of data in databases. Assist with basic data management tasks such as running queries on existing databases, and disseminating queries to responsible parties.
  • Participate in the development of study manuals and other study related documents including the development of external and internal standard operating procedures.
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings to report on screening, recruitment, and data collection progress and resolve problems. This includes both documentation and communication. Participate in inter-disciplinary meetings with investigator and care providers.
  • Work with the study team to facilitate the scheduling and organizing of meetings with outside Investigators, Research Coordinators and Vendors as needed. Solicit agenda items for meetings and calls. Take notes, writing up minutes, maintaining a repository of agendas and minutes. Assisting in the organization of internal weekly meetings.
  • Ordering and shipping study supplies as needed.
  • Performing other miscellaneous administrative duties as assigned or requested.
  • Understand the importance and impact of data integrity regarding honest reporting of sensitive and confidential patient information.
  • Adhere to guidelines regarding the sensitivity and confidential nature of patient information.
  • Exercise good judgment, tact, and sensitivity at all times.
  • Work independently and under the direction of the study manager to ensure successful completion of the clinical research study.
  • Manage a citation database (Endnote) and assist with including references into manuscripts.
  • Scope of Responsibility:Knows the informal policies, procedures, and practices necessary to conduct the normal function of a specific section, unit, or work area. Is aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on the working unit.
  • Decision Making:Carries out duties and responsibilities with limited supervision. Makes decisions and establishes work priorities on essentially procedure-oriented operations.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED required.
  • Two (2) years of related experiencerequired.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, 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.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.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • AbilityAbility to work independently and manage multiple tasks, detail oriented, self-motivated, strong interpersonal skills, ability to use personal computer; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; database and spreadsheet knowledge. Must be able to effectively prioritize and work on multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines and demonstrate excellent time management skills and efficiency. Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks. Highly attentive to detail and deadlines. Must have own transportation and be able to work in high-risk inner-city neighborhoods. Excellent oral and written communication skills and interviewing techniques.

Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:

  • Will need to complete IRB course work.

Classified title: Research Program Assistant II

Working title: Research Program Assistant II

Role/Level/Range: ACRO 40/E/02/CC

Starting Salary Range: $14.14 - $19.44 (commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Fulltime

Employee Status: Non-Exempt

Schedule: Monday-Friday –8:30am-5:00pm 40hrs/Wk

Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview – Baltimore, MD - May be asked to work evenings and weekends. Limited amount of travel. Will be asked to tele-work due to COVID but is expected to be available for in-office hours once COVID restrictions are lifted.

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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Johns Hopkins Bayview


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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