The Research Program Coordinator will work across multiple investigator-initiated and sponsored projects related to dementia, and is responsible for the organization, entry, and accuracy of all patient clinical research data in a timely and ongoing manner. These duties also include management of data and recruitment of patients enrolled in IRB- approved studies.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintains good working knowledge of all assigned protocols, including inclusion and exclusion criteria for study participation, visit timelines, and required data collection points per visit. Adheres to all protocol requirements to ensure the validity of the clinical research data. With assistance, prepares reports for submission to institutional entities and sponsors.
Administers phone screens and assists with recruitment efforts as delegated by the principal investigator. Verifies patient eligibility for studies by comparing patient history and clinical laboratory results with protocol requirements. Schedules patient screening and follow up visits as specified per protocol. Administers cognitive testing and questionnaires for research subjects according to protocol specifications. Ensures accuracy and timeliness of data entry into protocol specific databases, and responds to and corrects data queries raised by study leadership.
Meets regularly with Principal Investigator, Research Nurse, and Research Program Manager to review data accuracy and overall study progress. Participates in all mandatory meetings to develop increasing knowledge of assigned clinical trial requirements.
Maintains recruitment databases and spreadsheets for tracking patient visits and recruitment efforts. Responds in a timely manner to special projects or queries related to each protocol. Corrects errors in database when necessary.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline required. Some related experience required. 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.
Proficiency in PC operations and software application such as MS Windows, Excel, Word, and Access. * Ability to learn new database and software applications is required. * Excellent organizational skills required. Excellent attention to detail skills required * Ability to follow multiple, detailed directions of various protocols * Must have excellent time management skills * Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
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.
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