Sr. Research Program Coordinator

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 22, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose:

The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will work on the CDC Project First Line and other projects in the Human Factors Center at the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality.

The Center for Health Care Human Factors at the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality is seeking a Sr. Research Program Coordinator to support research projects aimed at improving infection control and prevention practices, design research, diagnostic safety and healthcare worker safety.

Familiarity with health care is highly desirable. The candidate should have an understanding of theories, principles, and data associated with human performance capabilities as well as usability, design and development limitations.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with study team to assure that study deliverables and report schedules are met as required by the granting agency; track completion of assigned tasks; and any other duties as needed.
  • Assist program manager with management of project implementation and data collection.
  • Act as liaison between the AI Center for Health Care Human Factors, clinical staff, other project partners, stakeholders and patients and their caregivers.
  • Conduct literature review and summarize findings.
  • Lead in the preparation of study protocols and materials and other essential study functions
  • Recruit study participants.
  • Schedule interviews and collect qualitative data through observations, interviews and focus groups with care professionals and clinicians in the ED, OR and home healthcare.
  • Assist in the analysis and management of qualitative and basic quantitative data
  • Assist with the writing and development progress reports, study tools and documents, meeting minutes, and help lead meetings and conference calls with study team and various stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with other members of project group to develop and improve team-based approaches to the project work plan.
  • Assist with organizing project meetings and conference calls.
  • Track completion of assigned tasks and any other duties as needed.
  • Assist with development of project-related manuscripts.
  • Edit quality/safety improvement tools and documents.
  • Help lead synthesis of project-related activities, and help with other relevant work as needed (e.g., preparation for presentations, conferences, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.
  • Three (3) years of related experiencerequired.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

JHU Equivalency Formula:18 graduate 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:

  • Master’s degree in a related field preferred.
  • Interest in research on human factors and healthcare worker safety is preferred.
  • Previous experience/background in infection prevention preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in research projects
  • Ability to balance and prioritize tasks, and delivers timely outcomes
  • Effective team management and communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Expertise and experience in research processes and methodologies including qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Strong interest in conducting field research in health care environments
  • Experience in data collection protocols and IRB protocol preparation
Classified title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator

Working title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator

Role/Level/Range: ACRP 37.5/E/03/MB

Starting Salary Range: $38,920 - $53,520 (commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Fulltime

Employee Status: Exempt

Schedule: Monday-Friday –8:30am-5:00pm 37.5hrs/Wk

Location: SOM Campus – Baltimore, MD

Department name:60003427-SOM Admin Armstrong Institute

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.

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