We are seeking a Research Program Coordinator to enroll and follow patients in Ophthalmology clinical trials for Wilmer Vitreoretinal Service. The Research program Coordinator will conduct eligibility screenings for potential study participants. This position with physician consultation will obtain informed consent from study participants. They will enroll and follow patients in clinical trials, and coordinate patient care and visits based on study protocols. This position will perform ophthalmic tech activities such as lensometry, refractometry, tonometry (applanation or pneumo), contrast sensitivity, and vision testing.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Provide patient education on eye conditions and related diseases.
Perform accurate and timely data collection on source documents and case report forms.
Insure proper labeling and delivery of photographs, scans and laboratory specimens.
Monitor study participants for adverse events.
Provide follow up of patients regarding side effects, medical history questions and information relative to conduct of clinical trials.
Communicate all necessary information to sponsors and IRB.
Provide information regarding clinical trials for patients and families, referring physicians, faculty and staff.
Assist principal investigator with preparation of study documents required for study approval and renewal.
Provide information regarding clinical trials for patients and families, referring physicians, faculty, and staff.
Assist principal investigator with preparation of study documents and budgets required for study approval and renewal.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
Some Ophthalmology tech experience
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Clinical trial experience a strong additional plus.
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) preferred. If not, must obtain COA or COT within 18 months of start date.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.75 - $23.00/hr (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon - Fri, 8:30 - 5:00 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Oph Retina Service 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:
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