Research Program Coordinator

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Arizona, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 28, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
The Center for American Indian Health (CAIH) is located administratively within International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The core activities housed at CAIH include research studies of infectious diseases and behavioral health, and a training program.

The goals of the infectious disease prevention projects are to evaluate the impact and efficacy of research projects aimed at improving health outcomes for Native American families and communities. Study data results will focus on public health outcomes specific to the approved protocols at the worksite.

We are seeking aResearch Program Coordinator(RPC) who will work under the direct supervision of the Sr. Research Program Coordinator. The RPC will primarily assist in the coordination of day-to-day logistical and operational tasks for various research studies at the site. The RPC will interact with the investigators, collaborators, and participants in a research environment. This person will assist in coordinating and fulfilling research duties in accordance with good clinical practices in such activities as obtaining informed consent, data and specimen collection, and patient follow-up over time. This role reports to the Sr. Research Program Coordinator.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate activities of research studies within a site to assure timelines are met and data collection is accurate and complete.
  • As a senior member of the team assure adherence to the study protocols by junior team members on epidemiologic research and clinical trials under FDA oversight.
    Provide input on operational aspects of protocols and make recommendations on research study issues. Attend meetings with local partners to report findings, and obtain input and feedback on Johns Hopkins studies in the community.
  • Coordinate reporting requirements in cooperation with community and tribal partners.
  • Recruit and consent research participants;
  • Verify participant eligibility by reviewing inclusion/exclusion criteria with participants
  • Collect participant specimens (e.g., blood draws, urine, or saliva) and other patient data from a variety of sources; Phlebotomist
  • Schedule follow-up visits for study participants
  • Train and mentor new Research Program Assistants on research studies

Administrative Responsibilities:

Provides complex administrative and project support for the Center’s field-based faculty members and staff. Under the supervision of the Research Nurse Supervisor will exercise sound judgment in the resolution of administrative needs in the office.

    Arranges meetings, draft and edit correspondence, screen and triage incoming calls and correspondence. Assists with special projects and events. Works as part of a team committed to excellence in customer service. Oversees office operations in accordance with established site policies and trains others as appropriate.

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline and some related experience required. 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.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    Current driver’s license issued by the state of residence and good driving record required. Ability to travel with overnight stays required as needed. Some evening, weekend and holiday work may be required. May be required to float to other sites. Guidelines regarding travel time and project vehicle use will be clarified based on specific site needs. This position will maintain background clearance as required by the employer and any collaborating agencies.

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. 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: Research Program Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD
Starting Salary Range: $16.42 - $22.57/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30am - 5pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​JHU - Arizona
Department name: ​​​​​​​Ctr for Amer IndnAlskn Nat Hlth CAIANH
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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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
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https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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