The Research Program Coordinator will work with the research team to complete clinical research procedures for multiple NIH sponsored studies at the Johns Hopkins University. The Research Program Coordinator will work to support the studies including, but not limited to:
Coordinates and performs day-to-day tasks related to completing clinical research projects. Screening medical records and clinic schedules for eligible potential research subjects. Coordinate/schedule research exam visits with participants, research staff, and transportation services. Keep very accurate records of recruitment status of all individuals screened. Complete requisitions for research studies. Prepare paperwork for the study visit and print results following each visit. Prepare materials needed for clinic staff. General offices duties including copying, filing, answering phones, taking messages.
Enter data into a computerized database and on paper documents. Work in coordination with the research team to help escort participants to different appointments within the hospital. Ability to travel between the East Baltimore Campus (Johns Hopkins Hospital) and other Hopkins locations (BVMC, Green Spring Station, etc). Maintain knowledge of the study protocol and reporting requirements. May be responsible for research procedures on study participants including measuring blood pressure, obtaining an ECG, phlebotomy, specimen processing and freezer management. Completes all training and certification required in a timely manner. Accurate completion of study-related data forms (case report forms). Coordinate and conduct quality assurance procedures on a regular basis. Ensures that research protocols are carried out correctly, including all documentation and administrative issues. Ensures collection of pertinent data and maintains individual participant's binders from internal and external sources by maintaining a research chart for each research subject. Collects, enters and compiles clinical data from a variety of sources while ensuring accuracy and timeliness of data. Verifies patient eligibility for studies by comparing patient history and clinical laboratory results with protocol requirements, obtains outside records when required. Blood sample processing, including obtaining specimens by phlebotomy with appropriate handling and labeling. Data entry utilizing both web-based, Microsoft EXCEL and ACCESS with the ability to setup and query databases as needed, including but not limited to (REDCap) and clinical research management system (CRMS) data entry. May be asked to work on additional projects or tasks as needed. Works with others in a research team environment.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline. Some related experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Knows the key formal and informal goals of the Principal Investigator and research team and asks for guidance appropriately. Follows good research practices and good documentation practices while pursuing collegial, professional interactions with patients, staff and health care professionals. On a regular and consistent basis follows approved research protocols and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people in the workplace and potential or actual research subjects. Uses judgment to maintain and improve the quality of service within the research program.
This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and consistent basis. It should not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are similar in nature and level of difficulty.
Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks, detail orientated, self-motivated. Ability to be flexible in work conditions, hours and work well in team setting. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills- interviewing techniques required. Excellent organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills and ability to multitask.
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.
Knowledge of or proficiency in Outlook, EPIC, word processing, database, and spreadsheet software- ability to use a laptop and personal computer.
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