We are seeking a Research Program Assistant II whoconducts and supports clinical research exam elements and study procedures for the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcome Study.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Assists with IRB and other regulatory submissions.
Obtains informed consent.
Facilitates completion of and/or conducts study-related surveys as needed.
Schedules participant visits through Epic for ancillary studies.
Assists with obtaining blood pressure readings, participant weights, spirometry, gait speed, blood samples, and other study measures.
Accompany study participants to receive research study scans and certain other procedures at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Assist with participant reimbursements/parking vouchers.
Handles correspondence to study participants and collaborators, as appropriate.
Assists with data entry, cleaning, organizing and tabulating for a multi-faceted database of all assessment and outcome data.
Maintains a current backup of research data and ensures the security and confidentiality of the data.
Participates in site monitoring visits and other periodic audits.
Contributes to agenda for weekly research meetings.
Must attend study meetings with investigators to ascertain progress on protocols and to communicate any problems or concerns.
Assists with other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or graduation equivalent
Two years related experience
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula
Experience with phlebotomy
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and data analytic programs
At least one year of experience in the conduct of clinical research, including familiarity with participant recruitment, or prior work experience in clinical research setting preferred.
Ability to use independent judgement to complete study assessments under supervision of study investigators and research coordinator.
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
Classified Title: Research Program Assistant II Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Part-time Schedule: M-F, 7:30-3:30, 3 days a week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: JH at Greenspring Station Department name: SOM DOM Endocrinology Personnel area: School of Medicine
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: 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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