Study Coordinator Apprentice

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

General summary/purpose:

The Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) is seeking motivated applicants to participate in a training program for new research study coordinators. The Research Coordinator Training Program will make use of the ICTR’s unique educational programs, clinical infrastructure and expert consultative resources to develop highly-trained, and experienced coordinators who are ready to enter the workforce as a clinical research coordinator in academic medicine or pharma. The program consists of training and hands-on experience in research coordination.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

• Attend all trainings, lectures and courses as required.

• Accurately complete study coordinator work assignments, which can include:

    Independently coordinate blood and tissue banking protocols to ensure proper collection and handling of samples, i.e. bone marrow, blood, tissue, skin, check swabs, etc.
  • Identify prospective patients for multiple research protocols
  • Prepare consent documentation
  • Entering data in Case Report Forms Independently conduct consenting process or ensure consent is obtained on appropriate patients Ensure proper samples are obtained and distributed and catalog patients for future tracking. Participate in clinical trial start-up meetings Evaluate feasibility of protocol-driven blood and tissue sampling Identify potential problems and discuss issues with appropriate staff and/or sponsors for prompt resolution. Collaborate with internal and external laboratories processing clinical trial samples to ensure compliance with each individual trial. Obtain and maintain excellent IV and phlebotomy skills; Obtain clinical trial-driven blood samples, processes, stores, labels and ships, as appropriate per each individual clinical trial, ensuring quality samples. Independently arrange courier service, as needed for transport of clinical trial blood and tissue samples. Obtain and maintain excellent operating knowledge of all assigned clinical equipment and clinical computer systems. Assist research nurses, study coordinators, principal investigators and other study personnel in outpatient patient care areas in executing clinical trial-driven activities as directed. Schedule clinical trial-related laboratory tests, visits, procedures and treatment and resolve any schedule conflicts and ensures timely patient tracking. Contact clinical trial patients as appropriate with special instructions prior to upcoming tests/exams.
    Ensure adequate study supplies are ordered and maintained, i.e. shipping, laboratory, office, specimen handling, etc.
    Audit to ensure specimen quality assurance is consistently maintained throughout clinical trial. Track/Maintain regulatory documentation and clinical care documentation provided to increase clinical trial compliance. Anticipate daily changes in schedule, maintaining a smooth patient flow. Use universal safety precautions to protect self and co-workers from bio-hazardous materials, including blood-borne pathogens Other duties as assigned to ensure high quality research conduct

• Participate in ICTR research activities as needed.

Minimum qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED with 2 years of relevant experience

Preferred qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree with 0-1 year experience

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Proficiency in the use of common software applications, spreadsheets, and word processing required. Excellent attention to detail and thoroughness required. Must have excellent communication skills and friendly demeanor; should be able to work independently after supervised training period. Must be organized and have excellent time management skills. The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to work well with other professionals with supervision, and be comfortable being part of a diverse professional team

Physical requirements for the job:

Sitting in a normal seated position in office setting

Standing and/or walking for extended periods of time

Lifting and/or assisting patients during evaluations within crowded clinical environment

Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction

Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard

Communication skills using the spoken word

Ability to see within normal parameters

Ability to hear within normal range

Ability to move about

Classified Title:Study Coordinator Apprentice
Working Title: Study Coordinator Apprentice
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC
Starting Salary Range:$14.14 - $19.44/hr; Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:30am-5:00pm, Up to 40 hrs/ week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 46-MD:JH at Harbor East
Department name: 10003311-SOM ICTR Inst Clin Translational Resrch
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
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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