Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Research Program Coordinator has duties and responsibilities related to research in the MR Division of the Department of Radiology. The incumbent must display professionalism, communicate effectively to others and function as a team member. For patient recruitment tasks, the Coordinator will function under the direction and guidance of the PI or other senior staff. The Coordinator must be competent and provide a safe, clean, orderly and comfortable environment for the Radiology research patient.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Will integrate the day to day activities with other members of the research team to carry out the study.
Will screen the medical records of individuals who have agreed to be contacted for research through the Johns Hopkins electronic medical records.
Will contact participants to conduct telephone screening to determine eligibility for enrollment.
Will coordinate scheduling of participants with senior staff.
Will coordinate car service for the subjects, when applicable.
Will submit required paperwork so that laboratory tests and other research procedures related to the protocol can be completed, as scheduled.
Will administer detailed cognitive assessments in person.
Will administer a brief neurological assessment in person.
Completes scoring of cognitive, neurologic and psychiatric assessments according to standard protocols.
Assists subjects to exam room and prepares subjects for examination and/or research procedures. Prepares the examination or treatment areas before, during and after patient use.
Completes clinical summaries and neuropsychological summaries for each participant based on standard procedures.
Maintains accurate and up to date documentation on all subjects.
Enters data in electronic database and checks data entry for accuracy.
Ability to anticipate daily changes in schedule, maintaining a smooth patient flow.
Will follow up with the participants for any adverse events.
Develops protocols for study, working with PI and other senior staff.
Provides background and does other research to educate on subject matter.
Recommends changes to protocol operations to get to end goal.
Serves as department liaison with collaborators and multiple research laboratories both in-house and third-party.
Uses universal safety precautions to protect self and co-workers from bio hazardous materials.
Operates equipment, e.g. computer, as directed by the PI or other senior staff.
Recognizes emergency situations, implements emergency procedures according to clinic guidelines.
Documents task performed accurately.
Obtains and provides health information for research subject use as requested by the PI or other senior staff.
Participates in skill development and training through in-service programs to enhance knowledge level and to ensure mastery of patient care procedures.
Bachelor's degree in related disciplines.
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.
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.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficiency in the use of software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing required.
Knowledge of medical terminology required.
Outstanding organizational skills required.
Excellent attention to detail skills required.
Must have excellent time management skill.
Ability to understand and implement support for research studies.
Requires outstanding verbal communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to work well within a research team.
Must adhere to guidelines regarding honest reporting of sensitive and confidential patient information.
Understands the importance/impact of data integrity in terms of patients, study results, costs, quality of service and scientific research in general.
Regular contact with the PI, co-PI, physicians, other senior staff and requires the use of good judgment, tact and sensitivity.
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: 10003174-SOM Rad MR Research Personnel area: School of Medicine
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