Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Department of Otolaryngology seeks a Research Program Coordinator to coordinate the administrative and scientific implementation of research studies (both collaborative and independent). Will work closely with the principal investigator though most of the work will be independent and self-directed. Will coordinate all activities of a research study to assure validity of findings. Assist with protocol submission to the IRB. Ensure adherence to protocols and perform data entry. He/she will have the opportunity to interact directly with patients through all phases of research studies, including recruitment, screening, enrollment, testing, and follow-up care.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
This individual will be responsible for helping to facilitate the implementation of clinical trials including direct communication with principal investigator, trial sponsor and university officials involved in this process.
Coordinate day-to-day activities of multiple research studies and will oversee record management for research study, set up database using Redcap, Excel and Access or similar systems.
May oversee budget expenditures for study operations.
Serve as a resource for clinicians involved in study in regard to protocol requirements. Abstract medical data from charts requiring interpretation.
May assist in coordinating study meetings. May participate in the study meetings and provide update on protocol implementation status and make recommendations of operational issues.
Ensure that all personnel performing study activities execute procedures according to study protocol and may prepare for participant visits by scheduling appointments and preparing study charts.
Manuscript authorship and other research opportunities may be available.
This job requires the individual to be self-motivated and to work and solve problems.
Bachelors’ degree in related discipline and some related experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
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.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Medical terminology and basic computer skills are required. Experience using PC and office suite software is required. Data analysis and biostatistics based skills encouraged but not required.
Ability to stand, walk or sit for an extended period of time. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard. Ability to move about workspace.
Working Conditions:Possible exposure to communicable diseases.
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.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35/Hour; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus Department Name: Otolaryngology Research Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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