We are seeking a Research Program Coordinator. The Research Program Coordinator with knowledge and expertise in infectious disease is needed to coordinate Candidemia surveillance activities at Maryland health care facilities as part of the Maryland Emerging Infections (MD EIP)/Active Bacterial Core Surveillance Program (ABC's) and Healthcare Associated Infections Community Interface (HAIC). The MD ABC's conducts statewide surveillance of other emerging infectious diseases in cooperation with the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Function as the secondary contact for all MD HAIC Candidemia activities including Candidemia cases, pathogen, and source identification and classification. Function as an onsite resource for information and consultation for other HAIC 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 maintaining case information in a database.
Conduct other HAIC surveillance program activities and perform special projects as needed.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Must have understanding of Protected Health Information.
Must have knowledge of medical terminology related to the identification and treatment of infectious disease.
Able to work well independently and as part of a team. Able to anticipate and identify problems and develop solutions.
Must be detail oriented and able to completely and accurately identify and record information; must be computer literate.
Must have good organizational and interpersonal skills. Highly developed verbal and written skills and interpersonal skills.
Able to respond to varying demands and manage competing priorities.
This position requires independent action, and ability to maintain several ongoing project activities.
Able to simultaneously handle multiple tasks.
Individual must have a reliable form of transportation for statewide travel and be willing to travel to healthcare facilities throughout Maryland.
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.
Master's Degree in a related discipline.
3 years related experience.
Experience in infectious disease surveillance, prevention/control, or clinical trials.
Experience in conducting reviews of clinical charts.
Experience with Access Databases and REDCap.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.75 - $23.00/Hr (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Hybrid/JH at 111 Market Place Department name: Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Personnel area: School of Public Health
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:
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