Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and/or the Research Program Manager, the Research Program Coordinator will be responsible for the recruitment of participants into multiple research studies in accordance with approved protocols. The position requires a high level of accuracy and organization in collecting/entering clinical and other data, maintaining compliance with established procedures, processing of human specimens, scheduling of research subjects, coordinating with collaborating recruitment centers and the consortium, and other administrative responsibilities.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Schedule study visits and track follow up, sample collection and data entry for multiple research
Ensure proper informed consent procedures are followed for each research subject.
Collect and process clinical samples including blood, surgical tissues, biopsies and other specimens.
Coordinate with satellite sites for subject recruitment and assist with maintaining IRB
approvals/renewals at these collaborating centers.
Assist in the development and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures and tools (case
report forms, marketing material, record keeping logs, etc) for various protocols.
Maintain detailed recruitment records on paper forms and in database.
Act as a liaison with satellite sites, data coordinating center and other consortium genetics research centers.
Provide administrative support/assistance including supply procurement and inventory, grant
preparation and subject (petty cash) and employee reimbursements.
Participate in weekly/bi-weekly meetings to report on recruitment progress and trouble any
Assist with IRB submissions including new applications, change in research, and annual
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in related discipline required. Some related experience required.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work as part of a team and also independently, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and meticulous record keeping. This position requires some flexibility with work schedule and travel to other Johns Hopkins sites as needed (Green Spring Station and Bayview).
Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:
Any specific physical requirements for the job:
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard
Handling by seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands, but without finger dexterity
Ability to move about and sit and stand for extended periods of time
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