Under the supervision of the director for the Center for Child and Community Health Research (CCHR), the Research Program Coordinator will support research programs through the implementation, oversight and coordination of protocols and collection of data for two Baltimore-based projects entitled State Special Early Intervention Services (EIS) and Strengthening STD Prevention and Control for Health Departments (STD PCHD). Specifically, EIS aims to increase access to care and optimize health outcomes and decrease new HIV infections, and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) grant, Strengthening STD Prevention and Control for Health Departments (STD PCHD) aims to strengthen the capacity of local health departments and their partners to conduct STD prevention control activities. The range of duties includes, but is not limited to: day-to-day logistical oversight, supervision of data collection activities, qualitative data management/analyses, records management, regulatory oversight, local travel to primary care providers, etc.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
General knowledge of principles, concepts, and theory behind research; applies general analytical skills to oversee the logistical implementation of assigned projects, and to identify situations requiring special attention. Utilizing this knowledge, the Research Program Coordinator will ensure adherence to research protocols, operating procedures, and all associated internal/external regulations.
Using working knowledge will develop recruitment tools for assigned study(s), which include protocol/study specific data collection forms, consent forms, and internal/external regulatory required materials (e.g. IRB, NIH, etc…).
Utilizing working knowledge will assist in study design, will contribute in the development of standard operating procedures, and will recommend changes to operational procedures based on results and goals of a study(s).
Develop and maintain moderately complex tracking database/spreadsheet
Using data collection instruments and protocols developed in collaboration with study investigators, supervise all data collection with study participants at multiple study sites
Perform qualitative analysis of data for evaluation purposes using standard statistical techniques to ensure data quality and accuracy as required by research protocol.
Prepare data reports and feedback for study sites
Utilizing working knowledge of study(s) will participate in meetings to provide operational updates, report on any operational issues, and make recommendations for resolutions to new/outstanding operational issues.
Travel to primary care providers within Baltimore City to provide information and training on routine STI screening other duties as assigned.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory): 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.
Preferred Qualifications: 2 years of related experience preferred.
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: Mon-Fri/8:30-5pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 33-MD:Johns Hopkins Bayview Department Name: 10003110-SOM Ped Bay Bayview Pediatric Unit Personnel Area: University Administration
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