The Department of Psychiatry is seeking an enthusiastic, professional, and experienced Research Program Supervisor to participate in two exciting community-based dementia care projects being undertaken in the Greater Baltimore area. These projects (funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Medicare and Medicare) seek to enroll and provide dementia-oriented care coordination services to a racially and economically diverse sample of older, community-residing adults who have dementia. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute in a meaningful way to two large projects which aim to test an innovative, best practice-based care management model (MIND at Home) to improve care quality for older, adults with dementia; reduce care costs, and improve quality of life.
This Research Program Supervisor position is an integral component of the project team. This individual will work closely with the principal investigator (PI) and a large study team to coordinate and complete data collection visits, and ensure successful study progress. The individual in this position must be committed and willing to work directly with persons with dementia and their caregivers.
Maintain a fluent knowledge of two study protocols. Assist the PI in preparation of IRB materials to help ensure IRB compliance Prepare weekly progress reports for staff and quarterly reports for funding agency Supervise team of research assistants and train new study staff Prepare reports and presentations of research progress or challenges for regular meetings with research team
Manage and monitor ACCESS database of participant enrollment, including preparing queries and weekly reports Monitor the workflow of intervention team for accuracy and timeliness of data collection Supervise data entry into a REDCap computer database Assist in preparation of study materials for fieldwork
Review consent procedures and study protocol with research subjects and study partners Schedule, perform, and conduct structured interviews with individuals with dementia and their family caregivers in community settings.Write or assist in writing scientific papers for publication. Perform statistical analyses on data with assistance from study team.