Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 107389-en_US
We are seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented and proactive Sr. Research Program Coordinator who will be responsible for coordinating the clinical research program for the Center for Substance Use and Infectious Disease care Integration. The role will support the conduct of long-term NIH-funded or other investigator-initiated research protocols and clinical trials. These activities will include study protocol development and implementation, participant recruitment and other administrative pieces of research related issues. The incumbent will also assist with the education and guidance of numerous undergraduate and medical students and residents on how to conduct clinical research.
The Coordinator will contribute to all aspects of the work including IRB applications, in depth qualitative interviews of study participants, data collection, creation of standard Operating Procedures for protocols and literature reviews. The Coordinator will also support Qualitative Research needs of studies, contribute to grants and manuscripts as needed and directed by the Principal Investigator.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Coordinate the implementation of study protocols.
- Coordinate the day-to- day activities of multiple complex clinical research studies and assist in study design.
- Recruit research participants including active injection drug users from Baltimore into research studies.
- Administer detailed questionnaire to assess drug use practices, social network (friends and family) characteristics and health care access related behaviors.
- Participate in development of research protocols and standard operating procedures.
- Ensure adherence to protocols.
- Coordinate all activities of research study to assure validity of findings.
- Oversee record management for research study. Set up database using excel, access, redcap or similar systems.
- Organize and quality control raw data, performs self-audits and audits other sites.
- Serve as a resource for clinicians involved in study in regard to protocol requirements.
- Abstract medical data from charts requiring some interpretation.
- Development of qualitative interview guides with guidance and supervision.
- Conduct qualitative interviews.
- Coding and analysis of qualitative data.
- Participate in study meetings, provide updates on protocol implementation status and make recommendations on implementation issues.
- Conduct literature reviews.
- Contribute to manuscripts for scientific publication and or presentation.
- Participate in developing study budgets.
- Oversee budget expenditures for study operations.
- Supervise research program coordinators and students on research rotations.
- Assist with the orientation and training of junior research staff in Institutional Review Board, protocol, clinical research information, Good Clinical Practices as it applies to research.
- Assist with the education and guidance of undergraduate and medical students, burn fellows, and residents in how to conduct clinical research, protocol review, IRB application submission, quality assurance/quality improvement projects, and advice on how best to navigate the Hopkins research systems.
- Assist the Principal Investigator in preparing for audits.
- Meet regularly with Principal Investigator and other study team members regarding overall study progress and participate in other meetings as required.
- Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
- Must attend the JHU bio-safety course. Must attend training in the use of electronic scheduling and medical record systems. Certification must be obtained within 12 months of date of hire.
- Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
- Three years related experience.
- Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
- Proficiency in the use of software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing.
- Independent thinker and problem solver.
- Attention to detail.
- Organizational skills. Good verbal and written communication skills.
- Professional attitude and outlook.
- Able to work independently to complete tasks and to work well with others.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator
Starting Salary Range: $40,100-$55,140-$70,180 Annually (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday; 37.5 hours
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM DOM Infectious Disease
Personnel area: School of Medicine
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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:
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