The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Department of Pediatrics is now hiring a Senior Research Project Coordinator for the Division of Adolescent Medicine. This position will be responsible for providing navigation and linkage services to clients from outreach and prevention as well as clinic, with the goal of addressing COVID19-related barriers that negatively impact access to care. The Senior Research Project Coordinator will provide scheduling, referrals, and linkage to supportive services during the pandemic.
UMB offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to eligible employees. This position receives an annual leave package starting with 22 accrued vacation days, 14 floating and observed holidays, 15 sick days, and 3 personal days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; professional learning and development opportunities; flexible schedules and teleworking options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Independently manages operations of two or more research studies or clinical trial protocols. Serves as the primary liaison to other departments, outside organizations, government agencies, and product representatives to promote effective and efficient operation and use of resources. Provide guidance and direction to personnel engaged in research studies or clinical trials to ensure compliance with protocols and overall clinical objectives.
Develops and tracks work flow policies and progress through the duration of the research study or clinical trial. Assists Principal Investigators and regulatory staff in the preparation of new protocol submissions, protocol amendments, and renewals of ongoing research studies or clinical trials.
Oversees subject enrollment to ensure that informed consent is properly secured and documented. Assess eligibility of potential subjects through methods such as screening interviews, reviews of medical records, and discussions with research personnel.
Monitors activities to ensure compliance with protocols and all relevant local, federal, and state regulatory and institutional policies. Continuously educates and trains personnel on compliance and protocol. Identifies protocol problems, informs investigators, and assists in problem resolution efforts.
Manages complex study or trial data. Develops methods for collection, database storage, tracking, analysis, and interpretation of data.
Develops and prepares study or research related documentation such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, case report forms, and institutional review board documents. Responsible for developing and producing custom and routine reports.
Reviews proposed study protocols to evaluate factors such as sample collection process, data management plans, and potential subject risks. Conducts quality assurance audits on data and regulatory documentation.
Obtains tissue and blood samples as necessary and collects information through interviews, questionnaires, test results, and charts. * Assists in budget development, expenditure adherence, grant applications, and maintenance of inventory on equipment and supplies.
Provides training and guidance to less experienced personnel.
Attends research study or clinical trial related meetings, conferences and teleconferences, as well as participating in any additional planning and development related activities.