Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research
university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working
together as one university.
The Division of Rheumatology is seeking
aSr. Research Program Coordinator to be responsible for
coordinating clinical research activities for the Vasculitis
Center. The Coordinator will oversee all facets of research
activities, including patient recruitment and scheduling, data
collection and management, specimen collection, handling and
processing, compliance with IRB regulations and communicating with
team members on the status of projects. The individual will act as
primary liaison between principal investigator, School of Medicine,
Research Administration, GCRC, funding agencies and other study
Specific Duties &
Assist the principal investigator with
multiple clinical research projects.
Work on clinical studies requiring a high
level of knowledge, coordination and data abstraction.
Assist clinicians with patient screening,
consenting and verification of patient eligibility for
Explain protocol procedures and obtain
Schedule patients’ appointments and follow
up visits/phone calls at the appropriate time to assure completion
of protocol requirements, which may require coordination of
multiple appointments and centers.
Be responsible for organization, entry,
maintenance and accuracy of patient clinical research
Design and compile materials which aid
physicians and other staff in complying with protocol
Establish study calendar of various clinical
protocols including clinical trials and coordinate the logistics
needed for successful completion of the studies.
Responsible for monitoring the clinical
course and collection of research data on patients entered into
Collect patient source documents and case
report forms for analyzing patient data.
Act as primary contact for study
participants, which may include scheduling, confirming
appointments, and escorting/directing to various locations on
Perform structured tests in the clinic and
complete various assessment tools and questionnaires related to
each study and ensure integrity of data collected.
Coordinate the collection and documentation
of patient information for research purposes.
Organize and create clinical research charts
to be reviewed by regulatory agencies.
Maintain a research database of patients
enrolled in clinical trials.
Participate in and or organize community
events to increase public awareness.
Ability to proficiently collect, process and
store bio specimen collections.
Responsible for Institutional Review Board
(IRB) submission, verification and maintenance of protocol specific
information. Prepare and submit annual renewal requests, amendments
and safety reports according to IRB requirements.
Maintain regulatory binders per
Document adverse events and protocol
Complete training requirements for biohazard
material handling and department of transportation (DOT) shipping
In partnership with divisional research
leaders, create and/or maintain research standard operating
Responsible for maintaining and promptly
updating online Clinical Research Management System.
Assist with preparation of data for reports
Respond in a timely manner to special
projects or queries related to data.
Design and implement procedural adjustments
to increase accuracy and efficiency of data collection and entry
Perform quality checks on data
Ensure accuracy and timeliness of data
collection. Interact regularly and helps facilitate the completion
of work with members of the research team regarding data management
and the status and progress of ongoing studies.
Abstract patient clinical and demographic
from a variety of sources and enter into tracking spreadsheet or
Assist with writing manuscripts and
abstracts for publication.
Assist with development of grants, progress
reports and study protocols.
Research Program Oversight
Meet regularly with Principal Investigators
to review data accuracy and overall study progress.
Work with the Center Directors and/or study
sponsors on problem recognition/resolution, accuracy of data
gathered, and patient well-being, completion and collection of
regulatory documents required by sponsors.
Prepare for and participates in audits of
studies including follow-up items.
Conduct periodic audits under the direction
of the Program Coordinator and/or PI.
Keep records of expenditures and work with
budget analysts to ensure accurate and prompt reporting of study
Special Knowledge, Skills &
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent attention to detail skills
Must have ability to manage multiple and
Must have excellent time management skills.
Must have excellent oral and written communication
Must be able to work
Bachelor's Degree in related
Three years related experience.
Additional education may substitute for
required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency
Proficiency in the use of common software
applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing
Experience in phlebotomy
Experience in a clinical research
Knowledge of SQL preferred.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program
Starting Salary Range: Min $40,900 - Max $71,600 Annually ($60,000
targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: m-f 8:30-5
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Hybrid/Johns Hopkins Bayview
Department name: SOM DOM Bay Rheumatology
Personnel area: School of Medicine
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s
good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may
vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience,
market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns
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