Under direct supervision of Program Manager and Principal Investigator supports Department of Surgery. Surgery is emergent in nature and therefore the coordinator's hours need to be flexible according to patient and organ availability. Coordinate IRB submissions, protocol implementation and monitoring to ensure the collection of data for studies. The range of duties includes, but is not limited to: patient recruitment/ interviews, data collection, organizing collected information; records management, expenditure oversight, and communicating with team members on the status of project(s).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Working knowledge of research and applies general analytical skills to administer the logistical implementation of assigned projects, and to identify situations requiring special attention. Utilizing this knowledge, will ensure adherence to research protocols, operating procedures, and all associated internal/external regulations.
Using working knowledge will assist in developing recruitment tools for assigned study(s), which include protocol/study specific data collection forms, drafting and placing approved advertisements, and contacting physicians for possible referrals.
Develop moderately complex tracking database/spreadsheet based on study requirements utilizing Excel, Access, or similar software applications. Abstract data from patient medical records that requires some interpretation. Monitors data quality and accuracy as required by research protocol. Will run pre-established queries and may develop ad-hoc queries/reports as requested.
Utilizing working knowledge of study(s) will participate in meetings to provide operational updates, report on any operational issues, and may make recommendations for resolutions to new/outstanding operational issues. May assist in coordinating study(s) meetings, which may include assisting in developing an agenda and coordinating information and/or participation of individuals from other institutions and/or universities.
Act as primary contact for study participants, which may include scheduling, confirming appointments, and escorting/directing to various locations on/off campus. Ensure that case files and accompanying paperwork are organized and current. Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in related field required. Some related experience required. Administrative experience preferred. Additional education may substitute for experience, and additional experience may substitute for education, to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.
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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