Department: Rheumatology Week Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday 12 hours per week as needed
The Research Program Assistant will assist the Research Nurse, Program Coordinator and/or PI in tasks associated with data collection, management and entry as well as provide study clerical support.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with study research staff as needed in performing needed tasks. Perform other tasks as needed to support the research team such as record scanning and creation of study case report folders. Complete study source documents. Enters data into various databases for study protocols. Create source documents and study tracking documents as needed. Assists with literature reviews. Assists with clerical tasks for writing manuscripts for publication. Assists with preparation of data for reports and presentations. Assists with development of grants, progress reports and study protocols. Daily preparation of charts, data collection and blood specimen tubes for participant visits. Conducts periodic audits under the direction of the Program Coordinator and/or PI. Maintains files in an organized manner. Assists with office coordination, answers phones, complies medical research records. Assists with screening and recruitment for studies. Obtaining informed consent and enrollment when necessary. Assist with patient mailings and phone calls. Keep accurate records of patient correspondence. Perform other research evaluation tasks as needed. Create study source documents. Assists with specimen processing as needed.
High School Diploma/GED. Some related experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel. Proficiency with Access is desired but on-site training can be done. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail is required. This job requires an individual who enjoys working independently on detailed projects for long periods. Ability to follow multiple, detailed directions is required. Knowledge of medical terminology is highly desired. The applicant must have excellent time management skills and be willing to required training.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.
Experience in a research setting and exposure to research protocols. Some college helpful.
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