The Research Program Coordinator will perform duties to support the Centered on research conducted in, but not limited to, the Precision Medicine Center of Excellence-Alzheimer's disease (PMCoE-AD). The Research Program Coordinator is responsible for coordination of participant recruitment; completion of initial and follow-up participant visits (including home visits); escorting participants to study sites; organization, entry, maintenance and accuracy of all participant clinical research data in a timely and ongoing manner.
Specific duties & responsibilities: Research duties
Verify participant eligibility for studies by comparing patient history with protocol requirements. Recruit participants from the Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center and other JH entities and complete informed consent process.
Coordinate participant research visits.
Visit participant within the participant home, as needed.
Complete neuropsychological testing and venipuncture, training provided.
Collect, maintain and manage data and carry out the related work necessary to complete study goals.
Perform data entry ensuring complete and accurate database entry.
Perform record reviews, using the EPIC system, and upload relevant information to online study databases.
Ensure adherence to study protocols and study quality and maintain patient confidentiality. Occasionally travel to other JHH/JHU campuses.
Create forms for study use (i.e., recruitment flyers, data collection sheets, consent forms, etc.). Edit and complete IRB submissions, including new projects, continuing review, change in research, termination reports, and further study actions.
Create and maintain databases, and maintain records for various research projects. Perform simple statistics in Microsoft Excel. Extrapolate data and display in a recognizable format to present to study team members and the PI.
Create figures and diagrams for manuscripts and posters.
Develop and edit manuscripts and posters.
Prepare reports and applications to funding agencies and internal sources including IRB.
Gain familiarity with library research procedures, completing literature searches culminating in the development of and maintenance of a reference library.
Conduct reviews of the scientific literature and maintain bibliography.
Meet with Principal Investigator to review study progress.
- Coordinate conference calls and book meetings for various research projects.
Operate audio/video equipment and coordinate with catering companies for meetings.
Complete invoice and reimbursement payments.
Plan, support, and communicate meetings of investigators.
Research Program Coordinator will be given many opportunities to be part of ongoing literature reviews and secondary data analyses leading to authorship on publications.
Education: Bachelor's degree in related discipline. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required educations, 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. Additional related experience may substitute for the 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. *
Experience: Some related experience.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to make independent decisions and work for periods without direction.
Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and concurrent deadlines.
Very strong organizational skills, analytical and problem solving abilities, and attention to detail.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
Ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees as well as outside contacts
Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:
Will receive training in neuropsychological assessment
Will be trained in venipuncture
Specific physical requirements for the job:
Ability to stand, walk or sit for an extended period of time.
Communication skills using the spoken word.
Ability to see and hear within normal parameters; manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination. Possible exposure to communicable diseases.
Ability and licensure to operate a motor vehicle.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35 ; Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm; 40 hrs/ week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 33-MD:Johns Hopkins Bayview Department name: 10003820-SOM Psy Bay BV Geriatric and Neuropsychi Personnel area: School of Medicine
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