A Bi-Lingual Research Program Coordinator is needed in the Department of Infectious Diseases to aid in a PCORI sponsored study to improve the linkage to care and retention among HIV-infected African Americans and Latinas. Partnered with the Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD), the study will compare existing linkage to care (LTC) services to a mHealth-enhanced linkage to care and retention protocol. This position will interact with all members of the research study team and work closely with the BCHD linkage to care team. He/she will travel to local area health clinics to reach study participants when and where they are available.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Maintain frequent communication with the BCHD linkage to care team to obtain referrals for study participants
Recruit, enroll and consent study participants
Maintain knowledge of all aspects of the study protocol
Assist with administering surveys and questionnaires
Perform data entry and management using various modes of entry, e.g., spreadsheets, web forms and databases
Assist study participants with downloading and training on the mobile Health study application
Develops and maintains records of research activities, and prepares periodic and ad hoc reports, as required by investigators and/or regulatory bodies
Assist the study team with community engagement, literature searches, data entry and other duties as assigned
Requires Bachelor's degree and some related experience
Some related experience in recruiting and consenting is preferred
Previous experience working with vulnerable populations preferred
Previous experience working with mobile applications preferred
Prior research experience in survey/questionnaire administration and data entry/management preferred
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficiency in spoken and written Spanish- REQUIRED
Ability to think critically and to ask questions when unsure
Must be able to function independently, possess initiative and self-motivation
Effective interpersonal and communication skills
Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented
Excellent time management skills and able to effectively multi-task
Valid Maryland driver’s license and vehicle is required to accommodate travel to local clinics
Proficiency in use of computers, including web-based data entry
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Research Program Coordinator - BILINGUAL 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: 60000201-SOM DOM ID CCGHE Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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