Research Program Coordinator

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

General summary/purpose:

Centered on research in memory disorders, the Research Program Coordinator (RPC) is responsible for the management of assigned clinical trials and enrolled participants.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • 30% - Maintains good working knowledge of all assigned protocols, including inclusion and exclusion criteria for study participation, visit timelines, and required data collection points per protocol. Adheres to all protocol requirements to ensure the validity of the clinical research data. Prepares and submits annual renewal requests, protocol amendments, and adverse event reports to institutional entities and sponsors. Maintains regulatory binders for each assigned protocol. Maintains good communication with study sponsors, regulatory contacts, and clinical monitors.
  • 30% - Administers phone screens and assists with recruitment efforts as delegated by study team leaders. Verifies patient eligibility for studies by comparing patient history and clinical laboratory results with protocol requirements. Coordinates and schedules patient screening and follow up visits as specified per protocol. Administers cognitive testing and questionnaires for research subjects according to protocol specifications. Maintains research charts for each patient. Ensures accuracy and timeliness of data entry into protocol specific databases, and responds to and corrects data queries raised by sponsors or study team leadership.
  • 20% - Maintains recruitment databases and spreadsheets for tracking patient visits and recruitment efforts. Responds in a timely manner to special projects or queries related to each protocol. Prepares for and participates in monitoring and audits of studies. Corrects errors in database when necessary.
  • 10% - Meets regularly with study team leadership to review data accuracy and overall study progress. Participates in all mandatory meetings to develop increasing knowledge of assigned clinical trial requirements.
  • 10% - Participates in outreach, advertising, and recruitment efforts for the clinical trials research group at Johns Hopkins Bayview campus.
  • Performs miscellaneous related duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

  • 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 required education on the same basis

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Proficiency in PC operations and software application such as MS Windows, Excel, Word, and Access.
  • Ability to learn new database and software applications.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail skills.
  • Ability to follow multiple, detailed directions of various protocols.
  • Must have excellent time management skills.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability and licensure to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Classified Title:Research Program Coordinator
Working Title: Research Program Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD
Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.34, Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M -F / 40
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 33-MD:Johns Hopkins Bayview
Department name: 10003820-SOM Psy Bay BV Geriatric and Neuropsychi
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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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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