General DescriptionDepartment: Nephrology Monday-Friday 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m. 40 hrs.
The Research Program Coordinator (RPC) has duties and responsibilities related to participant care in a clinical research environment. The individual displays responsible behaviors communicated effectively to others and functions as a member of the research team. The RPC is responsible for administrative supervision, the RPC must demonstrate problem-solving skills as they relate to participant care activities, provides guidance for and acts as a role model for all staff on the research team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for overseeing the overall functionality of the Trial, a small randomized controlled dietary intervention trial.
Implement and integrate the trial into designated Johns Hopkins Community Physician (JHCP)clinics.
Maintain a good working knowledge of the assigned protocol.
Design and utilize protocol specific report forms and source documents.
Maintain a confidential and secured data management system that integrates data from study participants and the laboratory. Generate and maintain spreadsheets from this database for tracking participant activity.
Establish, communicate, and maintain working relationships with JHCP clinics and ProHealth staff regarding data access and attainment.
Establish and maintain a study regulatory binder and charts for each participant.
Responsible for coordinating serious adverse event reporting with the investigators and the coordinating unit to insure prompt reporting to the Institutional Review Board (IRB).
Meets regularly with research team for review of data accuracy and overall progress.
Provides appropriate collection of participant consent forms, and study materials per study protocol.
Conducts participant interviews; assists in screening and assessment of potential study participants including randomization of study participants.
Conducts follow up assessments appropriate to the study protocol.
Participate in training sessions and team meetings.
Collaborates with project team on presentations, manuscripts and grants related to project data. Ensures security and confidentiality of all data.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Administer and collect informed consent from study participants.
Operates clinical equipment according to equipment procedures including safety and quality control checks.
Conducts regular staff meetings with data collection staff.
Knowledge of lab specimen aliquoting and other clinical procedures.