Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Research Program Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating clinical trials and other clinical research projects for the Johns Hopkins Multiple Sclerosis Center. This may involve, but is not limited to, screening medical records, identifying appropriate patients, consenting study participants, performing data collection and entry, obtaining and processing specimens (e.g., blood, urine), organizing regulatory paperwork.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
The research program coordinator will maintain a good working knowledge of all assigned protocols and projects and their reporting requirements and will adhere to all protocol and regulatory requirements to ensure the validity of the clinical research data.
They will work directly with the principal investigators and other study coordinators to execute multiple study protocols.
May also be involved in the amendment of existing protocols or development of new study protocols.
Will attend clinics, screen potential participants and carry out research-related procedures with participants on a daily basis.
The research coordinator must also monitor, schedule, and execute participants’ study visits and may be involved in reconciling study related invoices.
The position reports to the division’s Sr. Research Program Manager, with an indirect reporting line to the faculty principal investigators of the clinical research projects.
They will manage and maintain all participant binders, study binders, and documentation for the study as well as assist the principal investigators in preparing for audits, advertising for the studies, implementing new recruitment strategies, and preparing reports for the IRB as well as handling and documenting IRB correspondence.
May attend educational lectures and conferences.
Must be willing to conduct database management.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in related discipline required
Some related experience.
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***.
Some experience with Stata, ACCESS, and REDCap preferred.
Phlebotomy skills preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have professional attitude and excellent communication skills, including oral and written communication, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills.
Must have a mature outlook, be self‐motivated and, be highly organized.
Must be able to work independently complete tasks, work with others to problem solve, be detail-oriented, and able to multi-task.
Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required.
*** 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 Working Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26-$22.35 per hour (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003522-SOM Neuro Neuroimmunology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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