Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will play an instrumental role in the implementation of our NIA-funded studies.
The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will work closely with the Principal Investigator, Co-Investigators, and collaborating primary care clinic(s) to execute study processes, including recruitment, data collection, and monitoring of study accrual and retention. She or he will be responsible for managing the administrative, logistical, budgetary, and scientific implementation of the research study, which will include developing protocols and standard operating procedures (SOPs), ensuring that SOPs are observed, and overseeing data collectors. She or he will be the main point of contact with the IRB and will provide assistance with research reports.
Additional duties, responsibilities, and opportunities of the position will be tailored to the right candidate's skills and interests – there is a possibility to work on other studies and papers under the direction of Principal Investigator. The right candidate is curious and organized, thinks creatively, communicates transparently, has research experience, and is looking for a position with room for growth.
Duties and Responsibilities/ Essential Job Functions:
Maintain knowledge of all aspects of the clinical protocols.
Train data collectors to use protocols and maintain communication with research team regarding protocol implementation.
Meet at least weekly to discuss the scientific and personnel developments with collaborators and the Principal Investigator.
Participate in the implementation, coordination, and management of the study protocol in collaboration with the Principal Investigator and study team.
Prepare materials for submission of applications and renewals and maintain communication with the IRB and all related committees.
Develop and oversee maintenance of paper based study participant files.
Develop, implement, and monitor study participant recruitment and retention.
Recruit study volunteers and obtain informed consent.
Oversee on-site data collection by administration of questionnaires.
Follow federal, state and institutional laws and guidelines to access and maintain confidential paper and electronic records related to research studies.
Monitor patient accrual, follow up, data collection and perform quality assurance checks on data. Recommend changes to protocol operations based on progress, results and goals.
Telephone and interview subjects and/or family members to obtain accurate pre-registration information and to confirm appointments.
Communicate with clinical and study staff to promote and ensure successful recruitment for studies and medical management while in the study.
The coordinator has responsibilities for training, managing, and evaluating data collectors.
Conduct literature searches to provide background information.
In conjunction with principal investigator and collaborators, participate in data abstraction and analysis.
Administrative duties include but not limited to:
Schedule research-related meetings and appointments;
Maintain research calendar and schedule meeting rooms;
Use of automated systems, such as database and production software, to access, enter, and edit patient information.
Participate in developing study budget. Supervises:The coordinator trains and supervises personnel involved in data collection (including patient recruiters and data collectors) and data entry. The coordinator performs interviews and makes recommendations regarding the hiring and disciplinary actions of personne
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in related discipline. Three (3) years related experience. Master's degree preferred.
Some supervisory experience strongly preferred. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Ability to multitask; Ability to coordinate staff from multiple disciplines; Must have interpersonal skills to effectively interact with collaborators, study subjects, and staff; Ability to function independently with a high degree of self-motivation is essential; Organizational and management skills are essential; Observe security guidelines for computer and paper based files; Familiarity with federal, state, local, and institutional guidelines regarding conduct of research studies.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $38,536-$52,989 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Part-time Schedule: Monday Through Friday Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 60004111-Health Policy & Management -Lipitz Personnel area: School of Public Health
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