The University of Maryland School of Medicine has an opening for a Research Project Coordinator in the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC). This position is responsible for maintaining databases used to collect and analyze data, tracking protocols as well as monitoring and evaluating entries in order to maintain compliance with Federal and State regulations, policies and procedures.
This is an exempt, regular position and offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and observed holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Assists with screening subjects for research studies by reviewing and obtaining source documents for potential participants.
Collects baseline and follow-up data from subjects including verification of eligibility.
Obtains demographic information; may assess for adverse events, obtain concomitant medications and interview subjects for follow-up.
Makes recommendations concerning time saving methods in data collection.
Codes adverse events in accordance to the NCI common toxicity criteria.
Checks validity and accuracy of data ensuring compliance with quality control requirements.
Generates numerous standard computer reports on patient demographics, and other pertinent data as requested. Prepares reports on specific patient populations for investigators requesting data for research papers.
Determines reliability of data sources by evaluating information, determining errors and notifying responsible parties.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Biology, Sociology, Psychology or field of study relating to clinic research. Preferred Experience: Experience in clinical research setting preferred.
Consideration may be given for a unique combination of education and experience.* *Bachelor's degree in an unrelated field with at least 18 credits in a field related to the research, as appropriate, or Bachelor's degree in an unrelated field with at least one year experience in a field directly related to the research. Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year experience.
Other: May require training related to occupational safety and health, environmental compliance, shipping of hazardous materials and/or ionizing radiation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of human subjects research, the regulations & policies surrounding it
Ability to represent the Cancer Center and its faculty in a professional manner
Ability to keep patient information confidential, knowledge of HIPPA regulations
Strong PC skills, ability to use web-based applications & programs
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employee Class :Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time:Full-Time
:Medicine - Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
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