The Research Program Assistant provides research subject telephone recruitment and screening support for the Center for Immunization Research, located in Hampton House in East Baltimore. This position will afford an opportunity to witness all facets of conduct of early phase vaccine trials, including work within FDA regulations and ICH Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
The primary functions include telephone recruitment and screening of potential research volunteers, completion of initial contact information and data entry and report generation.
Candidates may also assist in tasks such as labeling tubes, initial chart preparation, assistance with research subject visits, and other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Required)
High School Diploma/GED. Some college courses preferred.
Some related experience. Prefer some related coursework or administrative experience.
Additional education may substitute for some experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Prefer some related coursework or administrative experience.
Some college courses preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Familiarity with databases, accurate data entry, and report generation.
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must possess excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Requires the ability to effectively communicate with a diverse population of the inner-city and greater Baltimore areas.
Must be fluent in both spoken and written English.
Position requires sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week; May work some evenings and weekends.
Location: Hampton House 117 - 624 N. Broadway, Baltimore, MD
Department name: 10001144-Ctr for Immnztn Rsch Vaccine Scis CIR
Personnel area (School): BSPH – Bloomberg School of Public Health
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
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