Research Program Coordinator

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 30, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Neurology seeks aResearch Program Coordinator who will be responsible for the logistics of enrolling patients into clinical research studies investigating different types of myositis and their underlying causes and treatments.

This position will require working directly with patients and Physician Investigators, and the responsibilities include explaining the research study to eligible patients and obtaining their informed consent, collecting and recording data, collecting and processing biological samples, monitoring clinical course of patients enrolled in clinical trials, and ensuring that research protocols are executed appropriately. This position will be under the supervision of a Senior Clinical Research Coordinator and the Principal Investigators.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and enroll eligible participants into clinical protocols, while maintaining good working knowledge of all assigned protocols and reporting requirements.
  • Work on complex clinical studies which require a high level of knowledge and coordination, while maintaining regulatory binders for each assigned protocol.
  • Prepare and submit annual renewal requests, amendments, and adverse event reports with clinical input according to IRB and Sponsor requirements, adheres to all protocol requirements to ensure the validity of the clinical research data.
  • Enter patient demographic and clinical data into institutional database systems as required, and responds in a timely manner to special projects or queries related to the data.
  • Work both at the Outpatient Clinic at the Bayview Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center at the East Baltimore Campus.
  • Identification of potential study participants among the patients seen at both facilities, the recruitment of eligible patients for clinical research and trials, including obtaining informed consent.
  • Overseeing that all testing required for a study protocol is completed and compiling the study information (data) as requested by each protocol, including data entry.
  • Perform phlebotomy and process the collected bio specimens. Further, explaining study procedures to prospective participants, conducting baseline and follow-up interviews and questionnaires; working with the database manager on proper entry of collected data; performing related project tasks and support as necessary.
  • Efficiency, organization, and time management skills are essential to the position.
  • Must be able to use all standard personal computer work station programs, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must be able to submit investigator approved communications regarding multiple research studies with Hopkins IRB office through web-based program.
  • Must be able to utilize standard telephone equipment and communicate clearly in English with potential subjects so that they understand research protocols that they may volunteer for.

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. 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 & Abilities:

  • Proficiency in the use of software applications (i.e. Word, Excel) to maintain databases, spreadsheets, and word processing is required.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail are highly desired, as is the ability to work independently. The applicant will demonstrate an ability to work well with other professionals with minimal supervision, and comfort being part of a diverse professional team.

Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD
Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​Johns Hopkins Bayview
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Neuro Neuromuscular
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.

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