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The General Pediatrics division of the
Department of Pediatrics is seeking a full-timeSr. Research
Program Coordinator II (Sr. RPC II). The successful
candidate will work with the Principal Investigators to coordinate
all arms of the project, serve as an ongoing liaison to seven
pediatric primary care practices across Maryland who will be
partners in this project, and provide organizational support and
coordination of the Project Advisory Board. The Senior RPC II may
also supervise additional research and project staff such as work
study and research students and other part-time research
The Sr. RPC II will have primary oversight
of all day-to-day operations of the High Five for Prenatal to Five
collaborative early learning hub project, funded by a HRSA grant.
High Five for Prenatal to Five is a multi-site project focused on
improving healthy equity through the provision of early childhood
development supports within the context of pediatric primary care.
Johns Hopkins University is the lead organization for this project
with collaborators at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the
University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine. The project
objectives include: 1) placing, training, and supporting early
childhood experts in seven pediatric primary care practices across
Maryland in implementing evidence-based interventions designed to
promote the health and well-being of young children and their
families including HealthySteps, Chicago Parent Program and Mothers
and Babies; 2) providing training and technical assistance to
increase the knowledge and capacities of these practices to meet
the needs of children 0-5 years old and their families; 3)
partnering with the project advisory board to address policy and
financing barriers to sustaining project services; 4) intentionally
addressing health equity and the social determinants of health
through all project activities; and 5) ensuring rigorous monitoring
and evaluation of all project activities.
Specific Duties &
Lead development, ongoing maintenance and
implementation of project standard operating procedures and work
Partner with study PIs and collaborators in
the planning and implementation of the project.
Participate in scientific discussions with
PIs and the research team.
Regularly engage with primary care sites and
other stakeholders to recruit participating primary care
Support the ongoing work of the project
Facilitate communication between research
team, primary care sites, intervention and other research staff,
and the funding agency.
Schedule high level meetings of multiple
Assist with additional projects and duties
Development of Data Collection &
Under supervision of the PIs, draft sections
of study protocols.
Drafts and finalizes consent forms for
research participants with guidance from the PIs.
Schedules interviews and oversees survey
administration as appropriate.
Draft and finalize participant recruitment
scripts under the guidance of the PIs.
Identify and recruit primary care sites
across the state for participation in the project.
Monitor achievement of recruitment goals and
ensures appropriate, timely, and accurate documentation and data
Assist with scheduling, planning and
implementing trainings in the evidence-based interventions that are
the focus of this project.
Help develop and closely monitor REDCap
databases and other data collection tools that will be used during
data collection and for data storage and management
Data Synthesis & Analysis
Participate in planning, analysis and
interpretation of data.
Synthesize and edit research findings and
Participate in the development and
submission of scientific manuscripts, presentations, and technical
reports to the funder.
Prepare data on project implementation and
outcomes for presentation at professional meetings.
Assist research team in developing plans for
disseminating project results.
Monitor project budgets and allocation of
Plan agendas and coordinate all project
Review, edit, distribute minutes from
Participate in monthly oversight meeting
with funding agency and prepares regular project
Schedule introductory and follow up meetings
with participating primary care sites and other relevant
Work in coordination with research team to
ensure accuracy, proper organization and advanced preparation of
reports to the funder.
Prepare and update study protocols and
reports for Institutional Review Board
Assist with grant writing under guidance of
Additional Skills, Knowledge, &
Ability to manage tasks at multiple sites
and requests from multiple stakeholders.
Strong organizational skills,
problem-solving abilities, and attention to
Excellent written and oral communication
Ability to multi-task and function
Proven ability to work effectively in a team
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to
work with diverse teams and communities
Very strong desire to help young children
and families with behavioral health issues.
Bachelor's Degree in related
Five years related experience.
Additional education may substitute for
required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency
Related Master’s Degree.
Experience with multisite research
Comfort working with and in primary care
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program
Starting Salary Range: Min $47,500 - Max $83,300 Annually ($80,000
targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 9am - 5pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM Ped General Pediatrics
Personnel area: School of Medicine
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