The Research Program Coordinator (RPC) will support divisional research programs and/or clinical trials under the direct supervision by PI, Dr. Jenell Coleman. RPC will be coordinating activities for multiple studies. The range of duties include, but is not limited to, participant recruitment, data collection, data entry, database creation and management, study administration (regulatory and financial), and communicating with study investigators.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists with the design of clinical research projects with the investigators of the Division of Gynecologic Specialties.
Telephone screens candidates to determine eligibility of potential volunteers for a project.
Schedules volunteers for research visits and study procedures according to written protocol. Coordinate staff and resources required for study procedures.
Recruit, verify subject eligibility and schedule subjects for studies.
Explain study procedures to volunteers and obtain informed consent from eligible patients.
Responsible for recruitment, enrollment, and retention of volunteers.
Collect data via abstraction from paper, electronic medical records, in-person structured interviews or surveys, biologic data from various laboratories.
Implements and maintains data collection in support of research protocol; including the creation of an electronic database, and management of data, paper files, and the electronic database.
Assisting with regulatory (Institutional Review Board), annual reporting (NIH), and financial administration of the projects. Financial administration also includes ensuring timely payments to study participants and monitoring overall study spending relative to the budget.
Develops and maintains records of research activities, and prepares periodic and ad hoc reports, as required by investigators and/or regulatory bodies.
General maintenance and ordering of the equipment, supplies, storage, shipping and receiving of specimens and transport of specimens if necessary.
Will meet with the PI and other team members at least weekly.
Perform other duties as required.
Work independently and able to work with multiple PIs.
Opportunity to participate in data analysis and manuscript preparation, as needed.
Coordinates the day-to-day activities in the carrying out of research protocol, as appropriate to the position in compliance with The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other relevant patient privacy statutes; may perform aspects of research protocol, as required, in accordance with specified program objectives.
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.
Good interpersonal and communication skills necessary; High degree of self-motivation and ability prioritize assigned work necessary. Excellent writing and communication skills needed. Basic level skill in use of MS Access, Excel, or RedCap.
Intermediate skill level using Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word); ability to use Power Point helpful. This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned. Good attendance record required. Excellent organizational skills and attention to details are required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to carry out protocols with human volunteers of diverse socioeconomic and racial populations.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 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.
Master's degree in health-related field is desirable. Experience in health sciences research, grant reporting and research writing is desirable. Knowledge of women's health issues is highly desirable.
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