We are looking for a bright and motivated Research Program Coordinator to join our team at the Center for Substance Use and Infectious Disease Care Integration at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Research Program Coordinator will be an integral part of the research team, and interact with investigators, collaborators, and all other members of the study team. Under direct supervision of the Senior Research Program Manager, the Research Program Coordinator will participate in day-to-day logistical and operational tasks for a variety of long-term NIH-funded clinical trials and other investigator-initiated research protocols. Study-related tasks will involve interacting with individuals affected by substance use at various clinical and community-based sites throughout Baltimore City.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Recruit research participants including active injection drug users from Baltimore into research studies
Administer detailed questionnaires to assess drug use practices, social network (friends and family) characteristics, and health care access related behaviors
Conduct study interviews and focus groups
Oversee data entry and database management
Participate in development of research protocols
Ensure adherence to protocols in accordance with Good Clinical Practices (GCP)
Maintain regulatory documents according to internal and study-specific SOPs
Coordinate all activities of research study to assure validity of findings
Oversee record management for study. Set up database using excel, access, redcap or similar systems
Assist with regulatory submissions, including IRB management
Assist with tracking budget expenditures for study operations
Serve as a resource for clinicians involved in study in regard to protocol requirements
Abstract medical data from charts requiring some interpretation
Participate in study meetings and provide updates on protocol implementation status and make recommendations on operational issues
Conduct literature reviews, and assist with preparation of manuscripts for scientific publication and/or presentation.
Complete all other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline required
Some related experience required
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula
Master's Degree preferred
Strong data management skills
Two years of related experience in clinical trials/human subjects research
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits (semester hours) may substitute for one year of experience. Additional Experience may substitute for 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: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.42 - $22.57/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30am - 5pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM DOM Bay Infectious Disease Personnel area: School of Medicine
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