Classified Title: Research Assistant Working Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.10 - $22.12 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: 10003533-SOM Neuro Sur Neurosurgical Oncology Personnel area: School of Medicine
Responsible for the organization, entry, maintenance, and accuracy of clinical research data in a timely and ongoing manner
Coordinate and implement all research activities with limited supervision
Maintain good working knowledge of all assigned protocols
Maintain regulatory binder for each assigned protocol
Ensure compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Responsible for reporting on each study including information related to protocol activity, accrual data, and other research information; present this information at regular research staff meetings
Maintain research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Maintain HIPAA-compliant participant databases
Maintain data archives
Organize and maintain files and datasets
Schedule and participate in research visits
Schedule and participate in audits and monitoring activities
Maintain strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law
Assist PI in developing research protocols
Prepare and submit adverse and serious adverse events, protocol deviations, and required documentation to the IRB
Conduct basic data analysis using Excel or statistical software
Perform other duties as required
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in related discipline, and some related experience required.
Two years of directly related experience strongly preferred.
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
Knowledge of medical terminology
Experience with building and maintaining REDCap databases
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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