Research Program Assistant II

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose:

The Research Program Assistant II will support clinical research programs in psychiatry working directly with the clinic/study coordinator and Principle Investigators in developing and executing study protocols in the Women’s Mood Disorders Center.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Support research coordinator, research manager, and PIs in all aspects of a busy clinical research center.
  • Maintain thorough understanding of assigned research studies to implement and execute research protocols.
  • Assist with preparing reports for weekly team meetings.
  • Assist with tracking and data for necessary reports such as periodic and annual reports.
  • Assist with administrative duties as requested by the PIs, including preparation for abstract, paper, and poster submissions.
  • Assist withparticipant recruitment through various media resources.
  • Develop research participant recruitment campaigns with WMDC team.
  • Monitor social media research recruitment campaigns.
  • Conduct telephone screens of potential participants; and schedule participant appointments and send reminders and questionnaires to participants.
  • Prepare for participant visits; process and ship blood samples.
  • Reimburse participants for their time.
  • Enter staff reimbursements into SAP.
  • Perform data entry and assist with maintaining master research database. Perform daily and weekly data checking and quality assurance according to study team protocols.
  • Perform the following functions under supervision after thorough training (provided):
  • Performing venipuncture on the participants to collect blood samples;
  • Collecting vital signs;
  • Administering to research subjects the Structured Clinical Interview for the SCID DSM V, Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS), Young Mania Rating Scale (YMRS), and other ratings according to protocols.
  • Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned by research program coordinator, manager, and PIs.
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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social science, or other related discipline.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Interest in women’s mental health,
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to interact with faculty and staff on research teams, in clinical programs, and with educational outreach initiative to strategize about their communication needs.
  • Attention to detail. Good proofreading skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to deal effectively within and outside the department.
  • Skilled in computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher.
  • Excellent organizational skills to work effectively in an environment that requires balancing multiple assignments.

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: SOM Campus – Baltimore, MD

Department name:10003131-SOM Psychiatry Affect Disorders and Psych Genet

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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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
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