Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.10-$22.12 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 9am-5pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 5200 Eastern Ave Ste 4200 Department name: 10003110-SOM Ped Bay Bayview Pediatric Unit Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics is currently seeking a bilingual (English/Spanish) research program coordinator to work on the development and implementation of a PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute) funded clinical trial on pediatric anxiety at two study sites. This position will involve supporting the two study sites in the study recruitment and implementation of the study intervention. The primary work site is Centro Sol on the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Campus. Satellite study site is located in Dundalk, MD. Personal transportation strongly preferred.
As a member of the Centro Sol staff, the RPC will participate in administrative and programmatic meetings (approximately 4 hours per month). The RPC will operate under the supervision of the Senior Research Coordinator II for the study.
Support submissions for the Institutional Review Board (IRB) as necessary
Work directly with the study sites to ensure that eligible study participants are identified
Obtain informed consent from study participants in person or via telephone in Spanish and English
Coordinate activities of study participants (e.g. completing assessments, scheduling assistance, etc.)
Complete study assessments with participants over the telephone if necessary
Perform more complex study dictated activities requiring independent action (i.e. basic qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis, assisting with manuscript preparation, etc.)
Support the ongoing monitoring of study data utilizing REDCap
Bachelor's degree in related discipline. 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. 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.
Experience working in research studies, especially experience working directly with study participants; interest/experience in working with children and youth, Latino populations, and in clinical settings.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Fluency in Spanish and English.
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