The Department of International Health is seeking a Research Program Coordinator who will work under the supervision of the Research Program Manager and support the surveillance activities conducted by the Maryland Emerging Infections Program/Active Bacterial Core surveillance (ABCs), a statewide infectious disease surveillance project sponsored by the CDC.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Function as a contact for the MD ABC's activities including cases, pathogen, and source identification and classification. Function as an onsite resource for information and consultation for other ABC's activities.
Review information submitted by hospitals and laboratories to identify cases, confirm case residency and pathogen source information, conduct reviews of patient charts at reporting facilities, complete case report forms, and enter and maintain case information in a database. Perform quality assurance activities. Contribute to ABCs special projects.
Work closely with Principal Investigator and senior staff to assist with grant proposals, resubmissions, and reports by gathering supporting documentation.
Interact with CDC project officials and respond to information requests. Attend CDC ABCs meetings and provide feedback/identify problems/offer solutions for various studies.
Assist with ordering study supplies and provide administrative program support.
Performs miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Approximately 30-40% of this position may be spent away from the office traveling to and conducting medical record reviews at medical facilities throughout Maryland, so ability and willingness to function independently and to travel locally and statewide is required.
Must be highly organized, detail oriented, able to identify and accurately record medical record data, and able to maintain several ongoing project activities at any one time.
Occasional out of state travel to the CDC campus for in person meetings.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline. Some related experience.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Master's Degree in a related discipline.
Experience in infectious disease surveillance, prevention/control, or clinical trials.
Experience in conducting reviews of clinical charts.
Experience with Access Databases and REDCap.
Experience with SAP.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Access databases and have a working knowledge or familiarity with medical terminology, laboratory reporting, and chart review procedures.
Must be experienced in handling multiple tasks at once and able to work well independently as well as part of a team.
Must be highly organized and detail oriented
Excellent organizations skills and attention to detail required.
Highly developed verbal and written skills and interpersonal skills required.
Able to respond to varying demands and manage competing priorities.
Individual must have a reliable form of transportation for statewide travel and be willing to travel to healthcare facilities throughout Maryland.
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 the 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.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.42 - $22.57/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon - Fri, 8hrs days Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: JH at 111 Market Place Department name: Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Personnel area: School of Public Health
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