Sr. Research Program Coordinator

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 13, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of International Health seeks aSenior Research Program Coordinator who has knowledge and expertise in infectious disease which needed to coordinate Candidemia surveillance activities at Maryland health care facilities as part of the Maryland Emerging Infections (MD EIP)/Active Bacterial Core Surveillance Program (ABC’s) and Healthcare Associated Infections Community Interface (HAIC). The MD ABC’s conducts statewide surveillance of other emerging infectious diseases in cooperation with the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Function as the primary contact for all MD ABC’s Candidemia activities including Candidemia cases, pathogen, and source identification and classification. Function as an onsite resource for information and consultation for other ABC’s activities.
  • Review information submitted by hospitals and laboratories to identify cases, confirm case residency and pathogen source information, conduct reviews of patient charts at reporting facilities, complete case report forms, and enter and maintaining case information in a database.
  • Work closely with microbiology laboratories to identify and ship Candidemia isolates. Interact with CDC project officials, respond to information requests from CDC, and prepare study reports.
  • Individual ; is desirable.
  • Conduct other surveillance program activities and perform special projects as needed.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline.
  • 3 years related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related discipline.
  • Experience in infectious disease surveillance, prevention/control, or clinical trials.
  • Experience in conducting reviews of clinical charts.
  • Experience with Access Databases and REDCap.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have understanding of Institutional Review Boards, Protected Health Information, and Clinical Trial components.
  • Must have knowledge of medical terminology related to the identification and treatment of infectious disease.
  • Able to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to anticipate and identify problems and develop solutions.
  • Must be detail oriented and able to completely and accurately identify and record information.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must have good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly developed verbal and written skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to respond to varying demands and manage competing priorities.
  • This position requires independent action, and ability to maintain several ongoing project activities.
  • Able to simultaneously handle multiple tasks.
  • Individual must have a reliable form of transportation for statewide travel and be willing to travel to healthcare facilities throughout Maryland.

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 the required education on the same basis. 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.

Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB
Starting Salary Range: $39,310 - $54,055 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Mon - Fri
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: JH at 111 Market Place
Department name: Global Disease Epidemiology and Control
Personnel area: School of Public Health

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.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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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JH at 111 Market Place


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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