We are seeking a Research Program Coordinator who will be responsible for management, oversight and coordination of research projects. Inflammatory Bowel Disease is one of the most preventable cancers if detected early. New early screening methods need to be developed, evaluated, and disseminated into widespread clinical practice across healthcare settings to deliver high quality, cost effective and early detection care for the population. This position will primarily be working with Florin Selaru, MD, on research projects in the areas of Gastroenterology.
Specific Duties & Eesponsibilities
Will be responsible for management of various projects, working closely with investigators and staff.
The coordinator will set goals and timelines in collaboration with investigators and ensure timely accomplishment of project tasks and goals with high quality. Responsible for ensuring program quality, and adherence to expected processes and project goals and timelines.
Will also organize and ensure effective interaction with internal and external partners, including the institutional review board (IRB), FDA, sponsors, outside research monitoring company or any other oversight group related to the research as needed.
Essential Job Functions
Work independently and with multidisciplinary teams, interact with participants, be self-motivated, able to multi-task, prioritize, and problem solve.
Prioritize work both effectively and efficiently.
Participate in participant recruitment efforts.
Use exceptional interpersonal skills both in-person and on telephone calls.
Inform participants about study objectives, and engage with participants regarding their understanding and concerns related to project.
Obtain consent in-person or via telephone, document informed consent as appropriate, upload in electronic medical record and conduct suitable follow-up.
Assist with venipuncture and specimen collection according to patient safety standards.
Obtain training for specimen processing/handling and sending to lab by specific safety standards and guidelines.
Monitor research participants to ensure adherence to study rules.
Adhere to research regulatory and ethical standards.
Ensure that the necessary supplies and equipment for a study are in stock and in working order.
Oversee overall research program implementation, data collection, timelines, goals and conduct of related tasks.
Oversee detailed record management for research programs as per FDA guidelines and assist with managing and performing data collection activities, which may include conducting telephone and in person interviews, administering questionnaires and follow-up lab results.
Participates in at least monthly meetings.
Prepare, submit and track protocols, amendments, and related documents relevant to appropriate IRBs, DSMB, and other oversight groups.
Ensure timely accomplishment of project tasks and goals with high quality.
Provide oversight of budget expenditures and tracking of project funds together with the Principal Investigator, and budget analyst.
Support investigators in writing grant submissions, annual reports, abstract submissions, and other reports as required.
Coordinate yearly progress reports for funding organizations.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Experience facilitating and conducting, telephone and in-person interviews.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.75-$23.00 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30Am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM DOM Gastroenterology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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