Classified Title: Research Program Assistant Working Title: Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $12.19 - $16.77 per hour Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003526-SOM Neuro Pediatric Neurology Personnel area: School of Medicine
We are seeking a Research Program Assistant to provide support, under the direction of Pediatric Neurology for multiple research projected for pediatric neuromuscular diseases such as spinal muscular atrophy and duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Assists in project planning, and ensures that pre-established work scope, IRB-approved study protocol, and regulatory requirements are followed. Recruits and coordinates research subjects, as appropriate. Develops and maintains recordkeeping systems and procedures.
Under the supervision and direction of the investigators and study team members, the research assistant will help out with various activities vital to the large research study of glaucoma and vision screening in Baltimore
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Assists research subjects and/or volunteers, as appropriate to specific study objectives and work scope.
Maintains data collection and analysis systems in support of research protocol; including the management of data, paper files, and electronic databases.
Aids in the smooth and efficient day-to-day operation of research and data collection activities in compliance with The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other relevant patient privacy statutes.
Follows day-to-day activities in the carrying out of research protocol, as appropriate to the position; may perform aspects of research protocol, as required, in accordance with specified program objectives.
Maintains records of research activities, and prepares periodic and ad hoc reports, as required by investigators and/or regulatory bodies.
Data entry in study database, resolving issues with missing data Obtain clarification or corrections, collect missing data. Create a log of missing items from study material using the checklist.
Communicate with research coordinators for the data management.
Organizing and maintaining research files
Understanding Research patient Insurance coverage and providers. Assisting staff with patient visit scheduling and escorting patients during study visits
Packing and Unpacking materials and equipment for transportation to/from screening events which will include some lifting of equipment.
Support project lead in designing study forms
Support other research activities
Prepare study visit paperwork
Preparing study recruitment and education materials
Operating basic office machines
Lend general support to office as needed; includes filing, record keeping and other duties as assigned based on the needs of the research program.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Requires high school diploma/GED required.
some related experience
Some college courses
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