Under the direct supervision of a Research Program Manager, the Research Program Coordinator will primarily assist in the day-to-day logistical and operational tasks for research projects in the Department of Emergency Medicine. The Research Program Coordinator will interact with the investigators, collaborators, and patients in a research environment. This person will coordinate all activities of one or more of our research projects to assure validity of findings. S/he will assist in carrying out research in accordance with good clinical practices in such activities as obtaining informed consent, data and specimen collection, and patient follow-up over time.
Maintain a good working knowledge of all assigned protocols and reporting requirements;
Adhere to all protocol requirements to ensure validity of clinical research data;
Interact with clinicians and other gatekeepers to access the patient population;
Recruit research participants;
Verify patient eligibility for studies;
Collect patient specimens (e.g., blood, urine, or saliva) and other patient data from a variety of sources;
Schedule follow-up visits;
Enter data into computer databases;
Maintain paper and computerized research files;
Participate in research group meetings: schedule meetings; create agendas; complete minutes;
Prepare mandatory reports and documents/protocols;
Prepare for and participate in audits and monitoring of studies;
Assist in preparation and maintenance of IRB protocols and related documents; and
Meet regularly with manager and/or team leader to review data accuracy, shift reports, and overall study progress
This description is a general statement of required duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis; the Research Program Coordinator will perform other related duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in related discipline required.
Some related experience required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate 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.
A year of related experience in clinical trials/medical research
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be comfortable collecting saliva, urine, or blood samples from patients
Proficiency in the use of computers, including software applications, databases, mathematical and statistical tools, spreadsheets, and word processing
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Independent and self-motivated
Highly organized and detail oriented
Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities
Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and within a variety of cultures
Classified title: Research Program Coordinator
Working title: Research Program Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ACRO 40/E/03/CD
Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Fulltime
Employee Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Monday-Sunday –Flexibility from 8am-Midnight - 40hrs/Wk -Varied hours. Must be available to work 8 hour shifts at a time, between the hours of 8:00 am and midnight, seven (7) days of the week. Must be flexible and available to work some evenings and weekends.
Location: Zayed G1076 – Baltimore, MD
Department name: 10002848-SOM Em Med Research
Personnel area (School): SOM – School of Medicine
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