We are seeking a Research Program Coordinator whois responsible for management, oversight and coordination of clinical research projects/trials. The successful candidate will join a clinical research group supporting ongoing and future clinical research projects/trials in the division of Cardiology.
This position will be responsible for management of various projects, working closely with investigators and staff. The position will set goals and timelines in collaboration with the PI and investigators, and ensure timely accomplishment of project tasks and goals with high quality. The position is responsible for ensuring program quality, and adherence to expected processes and project goals and timelines. The position also organizes and ensures effective interaction with external partners, including the institutional review board (IRB), FDA, sponsors, outside research monitoring company or any other oversight group related to the research as needed.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Coordinate yearly progress reports for funding organizations
Support investigators in writing grant submissions, annual reports, abstract submissions, and other reports as required
Participate in electronic data entry and assist in data quality review and assessment.
Provide oversight of budget expenditures and tracking of project funds together with the Principal Investigator, and budget analyst
Ensure timely accomplishment of project tasks and goals with high quality
Prepare, submit and track protocols, amendments, and related documents relevant to appropriate Institutional Review Boards, DSMB, and other oversight groups
Participate in weekly group meetings
Oversee detailed record management for research programs as per FDA guidelines and assist with managing and performing data collection activities, which may include conducting telephone and in person interviews, administering questionnaires and follow-up lab results.
Oversee overall research program implementation, data collection, timelines, goals and conduct of related tasks
Ensuring that the necessary supplies and equipment for a study are in stock and in working order.
Adhering to research regulatory and ethical standards.
Monitoring research participants to ensure adherence to study rules.
Obtain training for specimen processing/handling and sending to lab by specific safety standards and guidelines.
Assist with venipuncture and specimen collection according to patient safety standards. Participate in sample processing, labeling and storage.
Obtain consent in-person or via telephone, document informed consent as appropriate, upload in electronic medical record and suitable follow-up.
Must be able to inform and educate participants about study objectives, and engage with participants, and answer questions and address participant concerns related to project.
Exceptional interpersonal skills both in-person and on telephone calls.
Participate in participant screening, recruitment and enrollment efforts.
Must be organized to prioritize work both effectively and efficiently.
Must be able to work independently and with multidisciplinary teams, interact with participants, be self-motivated, able to multi-task, prioritize, and problem solve.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must adhere to guidelines regarding honest reporting of sensitive and confidential research and participant information
Understands the importance/impact of data integrity in terms of participants, study results, costs, quality of service and scientific research in general
Regular contact with researchers and collaborators requires the use of good judgment, tact and sensitivity
Excellent organizational and time management skills required
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English required
Excellent attention to detail; Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities
Proficiency in the use of standard software applications, databases, spreadsheets and word processing required.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline
Some related experience
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
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
Will need to complete IRB coursework.
Will need to complete EPIC training.
Experience facilitating and conducting, telephone and in-person interviews.
Cardiology experience preferred but not required.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM DOM Cardiology Personnel area: School of Medicine
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits 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.
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