The Department of Anesthesiology Research is seeking a Research Program Assistant II who will provide support for clinical research protocols that are both industry and investigator initiated in collaboration with the principal investigator. Requires interaction with faculty, patients, regulatory entities, Office of Research Administration, pharmaceutical and industry representatives. Provides support to the Principle Investigator, the senior Research Nurse/Program Coordinator, the primary care providers, and medical consultants and collaborates with the progress of the study.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists with obtaining initial and ongoing approval for assigned protocols with the completion and submission of the appropriate documentation to the IRB.
Communicates with sponsor and assists with providing the necessary documentation (CV’s, licenses, normal values for lab work, etc.).
Assists with the maintenance of regulatory documentation for researchers and sponsors.
Assists with data collection, database development, data entry and basic statistical analysis. Maintains confidential records of research trials.
Participates in recruiting and consenting eligible patients for clinical trials.
Contacts potential subjects either by letter or phone prior to hospital admission when appropriate.
Assists with laboratory specimen processing, storage, and shipment in accordance with local and federal regulations.
Attends in services and external trainings, workshops, conferences, and other relevant programs for growth and development.
Assist with the implementation and conduct of clinical research protocols that are both industry and investigator initiated in collaboration with the principal investigator and Research Nurse/Program Coordinator.
High School Diploma or GED required. Two years related experience required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience 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 experience required for the respective job.
Must have access to reliable transportation and be willing to travel independently between research sites.
Requires a high degree of self- motivation and the ability to function independently in a fast paced environment.
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or laboratory environment.
Classified Title: Research Program Assistant II Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.14 - $19.44/Hour; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday/ 40 Hours Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus Department Name: Anesthesiology, Neuro Anesthesiology Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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