The Research Program Coordinator will administratively coordinate protocol implementation typically for one to three studies under the supervision of 1- 2 principal investigators in the Department of Antimicrobial Stewardship at the Johns Hopkins. Under direct supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Research Program Coordinator is responsible for the overall monitoring of research projects.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate all activities of a research study to assure validity of findings. Ensure adherence to protocols
Oversee record management for research study. Set up database using excel, access or similar systems
Oversee budget expenditures for study operations
Serve as a resource for clinicians involved in study in regard to protocol requirements
Abstract medical data from charts requiring some interpretation
Participate in study meetings and provide updates on protocol implementation status and make recommendations on operational issues
Help with IRB writing and submission
Assist with orientation and training of less senior research staff in data collection and data entry (e.g., use of REDCap).
Assist with preparation of power point presentations, excel graphs.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
The responsibilities are diverse and will include, but not be limited to: following activities related to the development and implementation of study protocols; have general knowledge of the research and apply basic analytical skills to administer assigned projects, and to identify situations requiring special attention; using general knowledge will assist in developing recruitment tools for assigned studies, which may include protocol/study specific data collection forms, placing approved advertisements, and contacting physicians for possible referrals; update basic tracking database/spreadsheet based on study requirements utilizing Excel, Access, RedCap or similar software applications; collect data from patient medical records and questionnaires, prepare and code data entry, enter and maintain databases, monitors data quality and accuracy as required by research protocol, may run pre-established routine queries; ensure that case files and accompanying paperwork are organized and current; clerical duties as assigned; process laboratory specimens; and other duties as assigned.
Flexibility in work schedule is required.
Requires Bachelor’s in related discipline, and some experience. Additional education may substitute for some experience.
Two years related experience preferred. Experience working with patients (e.g., interviewing, patient interactions) is beneficial but not required. Previous experience in record abstraction. Additional experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Experience working under timelines for completion of work. Prior coursework in biology, microbiology, infectious diseases, or public health is desirable. Attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and multi-task is critical. Knowledge and experience with computer applications including Microsoft word, Excel, Power Point is a requirement. The individual should possess good written and verbal communication skills. Must have the ability to work well and communicate effectively with others as part of a team. Experience working with patients (e.g., interviewing, patient interactions) is beneficial but not required. Previous experience in record abstraction, ideally in a clinical research environment is also helpful, but not required.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range:$33,479 – 46,018 Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department Name: 10002813-SOM DOM Infectious Disease Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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