Schedule: 40 hours per week; Monday-Friday 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m.
Location: East Baltimore Campus
The Research Program Coordinator will provide support, under the direction of pediatric neurology faculty, for recently funded research projects for pediatric neuromuscular diseases such as spinal muscular atrophy and duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Administratively coordinate protocol implementation. Handle administrative pieces of research, institutional review board (IRB) compliance, clinical research management system (CRMS) data entry, and related issues.
Coordinate all activities of a research study to assure validity of findings. Ensure adherence to protocols.
Recruitment of participants may entail attending clinic sessions. Perform complex study dictated activities using independent judgment. Coordinate the activities of study participants.
Oversee record management for research study. Set up database using Excel, Access, or similar system.
Oversee budget expenditures for study operations.
Serve as resource for clinicians involved in study in regards to protocol requirements.
Abstract medical data from charts requiring interpretation. Work with research fellows involved with study data analysis.
Prepare reports relating to study accrual, study trends, IRB, and efficiency related issues.
May assist in coordinating study meetings for coordinating center.
Participate in study meetings and provide update on protocol implementation status and make recommendations on operational issues.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree required in related discipline. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Effective communicator with excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
Highly organized, and able to multi-task with a keen attention to detail, set priorities, and meet deadlines within an independent, self-directed work environment.
Must be able to interact effectively with study participants with diverse backgrounds, including pediatric participants and their parents.
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