Coordinate the administrative and scientific implementation on a small number of research studies. Work closely with Johns Hopkins Principal Investigators though much of the work will be independent and self-directed. Will be part of the Glaucoma Center of Excellence clinical research team and collaborate with other research coordinators.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Prepare protocols for IRB approval and use the JHU Clinical Research Management System (CRMS) to design clinical studies.
Design study calendars and case report forms, all for use via a web-based research infrastructure.
Recruit, train, and oversee research assistants, technicians, and/or students as needed. Provide in-service education and training for faculty, residents, and nursing staff concerning study rationale and conduct.
Collect data from study participants at JHU while controlling data quality and maintaining research integrity.
Apply standard statistical tests to collected data both as part of planned analyses and to detect and help solve logistical and technical problems.
Communicate project progress to Sr. Research Program Coordinator, investigators, and funding agencies through periodic meetings, monthly and annual reports.
Meet regularly with the JHU investigators and RC team to discuss the status of ongoing studies.
Search and update current literature files related to the planned and ongoing projects.
Help develop new grant proposals for competitive funding.
Contribute to preparation of presentations and manuscripts for publication.
Oversee budget expenditures for the studies in question.
Ophthalmic testing which includes high pressure measurement with the ICare tonometer, measurement of corneal shape with the IOL master, and imaging of the inside of the eye with OCT.
Perform other duties as required.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree in related discipline. Some related experience.
Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:
Must obtain Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) from Joint Commission on Allied Health
Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) within 18 months of start date. Must maintain certification while employed at Wilmer.
Failure to obtain/maintain certification might result in termination of employment at Wilmer.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: CO Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.10 – $22.12 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002994-SOM Oph Glaucoma Personnel area: School of Medicine
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