The Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking a full time Sr. Research Program Coordinator. Under the direct supervision of the Sr. Research Program Manager, the Sr. Research Program Coordinator will assist in the day-to-day logistical and operational tasks of multiple research studies in the Department of Emergency Medicine. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will interact with the investigators, collaborators, and patients in a research environment. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will be responsible for carrying out research in accordance with good clinical practices in activities such as obtaining informed consent, and data and specimen collection.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Oversee the implementation of research protocols for large and complex and/or multiple research studies; assist with the development of protocols and develop SOPs and MOPS
Oversee study-related activities for multiple studies
Maintain a detailed knowledge of all assigned protocols and reporting requirements; adhere to all protocol requirements to ensure validity of clinical research data
Participate in development, testing, and evaluation of manuals, questionnaires, and coding structures, for the efficient collection of data
Interact with clinicians and other gatekeepers to access the patient population
Recruit research participants; verify patient eligibility for studies; interview patients; collect patient specimens (e.g., blood draw) and other patient data from a variety of sources; schedule follow-up visits
Enter data into a computer database; assist in implementing data validation and a data management plan
Maintain paper and computerized research files
Monitor and maintain supply of research supplies and order as needed
Evaluate and prepare Adverse Event reports and other regulatory documents
Prepare for and participate in audits of studies/monitoring visits
Participate in weekly research group meetings
Meet regularly with Program Manager to review data accuracy and overall study progress
Track study progress and create reports noting progress
Review recruitment strategies and modify materials and plans as needed
Develop IRB protocols and study documents (including protocols and consent forms) and prepare IRB communications; monitor and comply with IRB reporting deadlines;
Assist in the analysis of data and manuscript preparation
Create presentations and present at meetings
Collaborate with Sr. Research Program Manager in the preparation and tracking of financial documents, such as activity budgets and related documents
Assist with recruiting, interviewing, training, monitoring, and supervising student employees; coordinate and participate in the interviewing and training of new research staff on study protocols, procedures, and reporting; performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in related discipline is required.
Three years of related experience is required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula***.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be comfortable collecting saliva, urine, or blood samples from patients.
Proficient in the use of computers, including software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Independent and self-motivated.
Highly organized and detail oriented.
Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.
Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and within a variety of cultures.
This person will be working 37.5 hours a week.
Must be available to work 7.5 hour shifts at a time, between the hours of 8:00 am and midnight, seven (7) days of the week.
Must be flexible and available to work some evenings and weekends.
*** 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.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $38,920-$53,520 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-Su, 8AM-Midnight, 8 Hour Shifts Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002848-SOM Em Med Research Personnel area: School of Medicine
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