Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 108331-en_US
The Department of Neurology is seeking a Research Program Coordinator who will be responsible for coordinating clinical trials and other clinical research projects in the Johns Hopkins Multiple Sclerosis Center. This may involve, but is not limited to, screening medical records, identifying appropriate patients, consenting study participants, performing data collection and entry, obtaining and processing specimens (e.g., blood, urine), organizing regulatory paperwork.
The position reports to the Research Program Supervisor, with an indirect reporting line to the faculty principal investigators of the clinical research projects.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Maintain a good working knowledge of all assigned protocols and projects and their reporting requirements and will adhere to all protocol and regulatory requirements to ensure the validity of the clinical research data.
- Work directly with the principal investigators and other study coordinators to execute multiple study protocols. May also be involved in the amendment of existing protocols or development of new study protocols.
- Attends clinics, screens potential participants and carries out research-related procedures with participants on a daily basis.
- Monitor, schedule, and execute participants study visits and may be involved in reconciling study related invoices.
- Manage and maintain all participant binders, study binders, and documentation for the study as well as assist the principal investigators in preparing for audits, advertising for the studies, implementing new recruitment strategies, and preparing reports for the IRB as well as handling and documenting IRB correspondence.
- May attend educational lectures and conferences.
- Conduct database management as needed.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Must have professional attitude and excellent communication skills, including oral and written communication, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills.
- Must have a positive outlook, be self-motivated and be highly organized.
- Must be able to work independently complete tasks, work with others to problem solve, be detail-oriented, and able to multi-task.
- Ability to stand, walk or sit for an extended period of time.
- Ability to climb stairs.
- Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
- Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, venipuncture.
- Communication skills using the spoken word.
- Ability to see within normal parameters.
- Ability to hear within normal range.
- Possible exposure to communicable diseases.
- Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
- Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required.
- Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
- Some experience with Stata, ACCESS, and REDCap preferred.
- Phlebotomy skills preferred (or willingness to learn).
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator
Starting Salary Range: $16.75-$23.00-$29.30 HRLY (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM Neuro Neuroimmunology
Personnel area: School of Medicine
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/
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:
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 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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