The Pediatrics Department is seeking a full-time Research Program Assistant for the Allergy/Immunology & Rheumatology Division. Under the supervision and direction of the Investigators and Research Nurse Coordinator, the research program assistant will help with various activities vital to various Allergy Projects.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Consent study participants.
Assist research team with recruiting subjects.
Perform as needed Home Visits to collect data and/or samples.
Administer study questionnaires to study participants either in off-site office or in participants home.
Collect study samples.
Facilitate collection and delivery of samples collected off-site.
Data entry in study database, resolving issues with missing data.
Organizing and maintaining research files.
Assisting with patient visit scheduling.
Attend weekly research study team meetings.
Maintain excellent communication among study team members.
Support other research activities.
Lend general support to office as needed; includes filing and record-keeping.
Other duties as assigned based on the needs of the research program.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Candidate must have exceptional organizational skills.
Self-Starter with a high degree of initiative.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Operating basic office machines and tablets.
Candidate will need to provide own transportation between Howard County Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Position requires walking from the 550 Bldg to the Bloomberg Childrens Center.
High School Diploma or graduation equivalent, with some college courses preferred.
Some related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Some related coursework or administrative experience.
Some college courses.
Two (2) years of related experience.
Classified Title: Research Program Assisant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$18.90-$22.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 8:00 – 4:30 (40 hours p/wk) Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Ped Immunology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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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:
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 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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