We are looking to hire a Sr. Research Program Coordinator (RPC). The Sr. RPC will administratively coordinate protocol implementation of the SHIELD portfolio of research studies and BEEHIVE studies.
The Study of HIV Infection in the Etiology of Lung Disease (SHIELD) is a systematic investigation of lung disease among HIV-infected persons. Recently the SHIELD protocol has been expanded to evaluate the effects of indoor and outdoor air pollution on lung function among people living with HIV. The Baltimore Oral Epidemiology, Disease Effects, and HIV Evaluation Study (BEEHIVE) study is a collaborative effort with University of Maryland, Baltimore and aims to understand the combined effects of HIV and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on oral health.
This is an exciting opportunity to work across multiple epidemiological studies that follows a long-standing cohort of people affected by HIV. The Sr. RPC will report to the Research Associate and will be responsible for screening, enrollment of research participants, ensure development and implementation of research protocols, train and supervise field staff, prepare status reports, manage billing and regulatory documents.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate all activities of a research study to assure validity of findings. Ensure adherence to protocols.
Oversee record management for research study. Set up database using Excel, Access or similar systems.
Oversee budget expenditures for study operations
Serve as resource for clinicians involved in study in regard to protocol requirements
Work closely with the study Research Associate, and other research program coordinators.
Train, supervise and support field activities of Sr. Research Assistant and Research Assistant.
Collaborate with data management team and respond to queries related to data related questions.
Abstract medical data from charts requiring some interpretation.
May assist in coordinating study meetings for coordinating center.
Participate in study meetings and provide updates on protocol implementation status and make recommendations on operational issues
Bachelor's degree in a related field required.
Three (3) years of related experience required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits (semester hours) may substitute for one year of experience. 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.
Master's degree, and may substitute for some experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Clinical trials/medical research and experience in the Johns Hopkins system strongly preferred.
Experience supervising junior staff preferred.
Experience with EPIC Medical records and in using RedCap, Excel and STATA preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Carries out empirics of the protocol with some increased complexity that requires technical training. Has related administrative/back-end and protocol front end duties requiring a comprehensive perspective.
Must have professional attitude, excellent organization and communication skills, mature outlook, be self‐motivated. Must be able to independently complete tasks, be detail-oriented and able to multi-task.
Proficiency in the use of common software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing required. Excellent organizational skills required. Excellent attention to detail skills required. Must have ability to manage multiple and competing priorities. Must have excellent time management skills. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to work independently. The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to work well with other professionals with minimal supervision, and be comfortable being part of a diverse professional team.
Candidate must be willing to travel by own car to homes in Baltimore city to conduct data collection. Must be able to lift 15 pounds and must have ability to hear within normal range.
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-F 8:30am - 5pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 60000201-SOM DOM ID CCGHE Personnel area: School of Medicine
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