We are seeking aResearch Program Coordinatorwho will provide study coordination, facilitates project development, and contributes to successful project execution. Requires knowledge of research methodology for working with human subjects and of general research principles. Ability to communicate effectively and develop rapport with research subjects, and the ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Coordinate all study activities at the site including, but not limited to, coordinating study team, implementing, and monitoring, recruitment, and retention efforts, developing tools to track site progress toward study goals, and may assist with site budget and regulatory files maintenance.
Develop local Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in order to implement the protocol and procedures at the local site.
Proactively anticipate implementation problems and work with Site PI and research team to prevent and devise solutions to problems.
Maintain on-site regulatory records.
Serve as back-up to the RA or other staff, as appropriate.
Serve as liaison with the Lead Team as defined above and other nodes, as required.
Attend and participate in study monitoring visits, meetings, and conference calls, providing site-specific information as required.
Recruits, identifies, and interviews participants.
Obtain informed consent.
Schedule and conduct study visits.
Administer and score psychological, intellectual, and/or other assessments and tests per protocol or project.
Set-up and operate various scientific apparatus and systems to gather patient reported outcomes as required by the protocol or project.
Preparing specimens for laboratory testing and/or shipping, tracks collected specimens as defined by the protocol or project.
Obtain biological specimens including urine specimens.
Coordinate delivery and analysis of biological samples with laboratory personnel.
Accurately disburse funds to study participants.
Routinely coordinate daily activities associated with administering sponsored research projects.
Organize meeting and conference calls.
Meeting minutes and distribution.
Be proactive in identifying problems and devising solutions.
Documents and consistently maintains detailed records and research data files.
Assist with data entry and data cleaning.
Reviews data quality and accuracy on a regular basis.
Produce routine reports.
Schedule training as needed.
Compile and maintain regulatory documents.
Work with local IRB, other IRBs, and investigators to obtain and maintain regulatory approvals.
Track study supplies.
To include equipment, study materials, drug/equipment supply as necessary.
Maintain supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needs; verifying receipt of supplies.
Support the Research Project Manager and/or PI as requested.
Address participant problems and concerns.
Assist in training of research assistants and staff if required.
Provide back-up coverage for other staff if the need arises.
Handle and protect confidential and sensitive data with integrity.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Requires interaction with a diverse population.
Demonstrates working knowledge of databases, spreadsheets, and word processing applications, and effective written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to work independently within guidelines, be organized, and establish priorities.
Displays high standards of attendance and punctuality, maintains confidentiality, ability to adapt and be flexible, and manages time effectively.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.75-$23.00-$29.30 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8am-4:30pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Hybrid/Johns Hopkins Bayview Department name: SOM DOM Bay Addiction Medicine 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:
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