Classified Title: LPN Research Program Coordinator Working Title: LPN Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CE Starting Salary Range: $18.48 - $25.42 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday thru Friday/8 hrs day Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 33-MD:Johns Hopkins Bayview Department name: 10003297-SOM Psy Bay Behavioral Pharm Rserch Unit Personnel area: School of Medicine
Employee is responsible for providing quality care, conducts experimental research sessions, and performs data handling functions as required by protocol.
Completes all required documentation according to established guidelines and time frames.
Properly documents in medical records and research binders.
Must become knowledgeable of Good Clinical Practice and BPRU's standardized methods of data management.
Maintains emergency and rescue medication inventory on a monthly basis.
Conducts interviews with potential research participants to ascertain drug histories, medical information, and witnessing of consent procedures.
Schedules research participants, producing calendars for the subject's interview, training, and session days.
Confirms the availability of the necessary test area facilities and coordination of any additional protocol personnel.
Adheres to safety procedures and follows standard precautions at all times.
Participates in Quality Assurance (QA) activities, as needed.
Assists in the identification of quality improvement (QI) activities. Other duties as job dictates.
Knows, understands, and abides by the Johns Hopkins University and BPRU policies and procedures and seeks clarification as needed.
With assistance, develops and implements new policies and procedures as required. Other duties as job dictates.
Treats research participants of diverse socio-economic and racial backgrounds with courtesy, respect, and caring behaviors.
Demonstrates good interpersonal skills with participants and staff.
Responds quickly and appropriately to customer requests.
Works effectively and compassionately with research participants that may be impaired.
Anticipates participant needs and initiates action to meet those needs.
Identifies areas of development and seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth.
Demonstrates initiative and is self-accountable. Presents a positive image of JHU/BPRU through professional appearance and behavior.
Fulfills continuing education and competency requirements.
Effectively coordinates and completes multiple assignments.
Consistently updates individual education record. Other duties as job dictates.
Attends study team meetings, as needed.
Exchanges appropriate and professional information with peers and staff. Recognizes and supports the skills of others.
Willingly accepts additional responsibilities as needed.
Provides timely feedback in a clear and concise manner. Communicates relevant research participant/patient changes to appropriate staff. Other duties as job dictates.
Uses professional judgment in providing information based on specific situations and is sensitive to individual and organizational concerns.
Consistently serves as a credible representative of the department.
Follows appropriate channels and keeps appropriate staff informed of relevant issues and events.
Consistently ensures that information is kept private and confidential.
Adheres to federal confidentiality and HIPAA regulations. Application of Good Clinical Practices (GCP) in a research setting.
Demonstrates ownership and accountability.
Utilizes resources in a cost efficient manner.
Identifies ways to improve efficiency and outcomes of work standards.
Completes inventory of supplies as assigned.
Contributes to the safety and security of the unit environment through personal actions. Other duties as job dictates.
Assists in the telephone screening process.
Conducts data collection tasks including but not limited to collection of urine, blood, and saliva samples, electrocardiograms, administration of self-report questionnaires, direct observation and rating and recording of subject's condition, monitoring of physiological measures, collection and measurement of pupil photographs.
Assists medical staff as needed in physical examinations and completion of the patient history.
Inputs data into electronic data capture (EDC) applications such as required by protocol.
Analyzes and operates equipment and performs required tests with the highest degree of accuracy.
Maintains equipment competencies.
Assists in ensuring routine equipment maintenance is completed as indicated by manufacturer's recommendations and JHBMC policy.
Assists in scheduling of routine preventive maintenance of equipment by notifying appropriate staff.
Other duties as job dictates.
Completion of LPN school.
Licensed Practical Nursing licensure in the state of Maryland.
Practices within scope of practice for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) as described by the Maryland Board of Nursing in the Nurse Practice Act.
Experience with computers required. Experience with Apple systems is preferred. Experience with Word and Excel preferred.
Experience with industry sponsored research, electronic data capture systems, source documentation, and GCP preferred.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Ability to concentrate and demonstrate good attention to detail under stressful circumstances.
Able to function in a high-pressure position while managing task for multiple protocols. Ability to distinguish between low and high priority activities.
Ability to perform work duties with a high degree of accuracy and meticulous attention to detail regardless of sudden deadlines and changing priorities.
Must be able to make decisions and act independently while keeping research team informed.
Excellent organizational skills required.
Any specific physical requirements for the job:
Work may require prolonged sitting, standing, and walking.
Transport equipment and supplies usually less than 25 pounds.
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