Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 108833-en_US
We are seeking a Research Program Assistant to help execute studies. Successful applicants will be personable, detail oriented, well organized, and dedicated to helping patients with diverse needs. Prospective applicants must demonstrate excellent time management skills by effectively prioritizing and working on multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines. Applicants must also have strong communication skills and be able to collaborate with the whole research team.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Data entry, management and calculations using computerized database, word processing and spreadsheet software; review data input for accuracy and completeness.
- Call patients with reminders of their appointments.
- Able to effectively prioritize and work on multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines and demonstrate excellent time management skills and efficiency.
- Administer standardized surveys to research subjects or their proxies via phone, or via in-patient, clinic or home visits.
- Assist in preparation of data reports for IRB, funding agencies, and other research sponsors.
- Maintain logs of patient screening, and data collection.
- Maintain filing system for electronic and paper-based records.
- Maintain compliance with HIPAA and IRB regulations and guidelines.
- Actively communicate and update supervising coordinators and/or faculty on patient data collection and entry status via verbal and written communication.
- Have initiative in anticipating and responding to staff and research subjects' needs based on awareness of routine and repeated job functions.
- Maintain high level of motivation for job functions with positive attitude.
- Attend regular group meetings (weekly or monthly)
- Work independently under the direction of the faculty to ensure successful completion of the clinical research study.
- Proactively seek to improve or optimize workflow and discuss with supervisor as appropriate.
- Conduct standardized assessments of patients via in-patient, clinic or home visit.
- Set up and take down equipment for patient testing.
- Follow all written and unwritten study practices, procedures and protocols.
- Organize and file participant records; prepare and maintain study materials.
- Some related experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
- Knows the informal policies, procedures and practices necessary to conduct the normal function of a specific section, unit, or work area. Is aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on the working unit.
- Carries out duties and responsibilities with limited supervision, but asks for clarification when needed regarding data quality and integrity issues.
- Strong verbal communication skills.
- Experience in using a personal computer.
- Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.
- Highly attentive to detail and deadlines.
- All IRB- required courses must be completed and appropriate exams passed with necessary certification within 2 weeks of start date.
- Undergraduate Degree in related field.
Classified Title: Research Program Assistant
Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$18.90-$22.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F; 8:30a-5p
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM PMR Physical Med and Rehabilitation
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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