The Research Program Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating clinical research activities, including data management, maintaining IRB documents and carrying out day to day activities of clinical research projects at the Johns Hopkins University Institute for Genetic Medicine. Responsible for monitoring progress of research protocols and collection of research data on patients entered into research protocols.
The Research Program Coordinator will work as part of a research laboratory team comprising a Center for Complex Disease Genomics investigating the molecular genetic basis of several complex diseases, including Hirschsprung disease, autism, hypertension and sudden cardiac death using contemporary genomic and functional methods. He/she will be responsible for all aspects of the Hirschsprung disease study, in which we are actively recruiting study subjects, and will manage compliance activities for all ongoing and new projects in the laboratory.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Will work closely with the principal investigator to ensure smooth and efficient execution of research protocols. Will help coordinate patient's research visits (i.e. meeting and transporting patients), and consent research participants, collect and record research data, control data quality and maintain research integrity. Responsible for the organization, entry, maintenance, and accuracy of all patient clinical research data in a timely and ongoing manner. Data entry into standardized computer programs including specially designed web-based programs as well as EXCEL and ACCESS databases. Maintains good working knowledge of all assigned protocols, maintains regulatory binder for each assigned protocol, verifies patient eligibility for studies, and meets regularly with principal investigators and supervisor of studies for review data accuracy and overall progress. The Research Program Coordinator will help in coordinating serious adverse event reporting with clinicians and investigators to insure prompt reporting to JHM IRBs and study sponsor. Will complete all required JHMIRB submissions including annual renewals, informed consent changes, and protocol amendments. Other clinical research activities as needed.