The Department of Otolaryngology is seeking a Research Program Coordinator that will coordinate the administrative and scientific implementation of research studies (both collaborative and independent). The Research Program Coordinator will work closely with the principal investigator, though most of the work will be independent and self-directed. This person will coordinate all activities of a research study to assure validity of findings. Assist with protocol submission to the IRB. Ensure adherence to protocols and perform data entry. The Research Coordinator will have the opportunity to interact directly with patients through all phases of research studies to include recruitment, screening, enrollment, testing, and follow-up care. Will be required to perform general lab duties including but not limited to specimen processing, shipping of specimens, and sustaining an orderly laboratory workspace.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for helping to facilitate the implementation of clinical trials including direct communication with Principal Investigator, Trial Sponsor and university officials involved in this process.
Coordinate day-to-day activities of multiple research studies and will oversee record management for research study set up database using Redcap, Excel and Access or similar systems.
Oversee budget expenditures for study operations.
Serve as a resource for clinicians involved in study in regard to protocol requirements.
Abstract medical data from charts requiring interpretation.
Assist in coordinating study meetings.
Participate in the study meetings and provide updates on protocol implementation status and make recommendations of operational issues.
Ensure that all personnel performing study activities execute procedures according to study protocol and may prepare for participant visits by scheduling appointments and preparing study charts.
Will be required train and mentor students volunteering in the lab.
Use basic science knowledge to learn techniques/methods of the lab.
Prepare solutions, reagents, and stains following standard laboratory formulas and procedures.
May utilize in vivo models in experiments following experimental protocols.
Monitors animals and maintains health records in accordance with USDA and AALAC guidelines.
May inoculate tumors, sacrifice and dissect animal remains as required.
Responsible for tissue bank inventory and management.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Basic computer skills are required.
Experience using PC and office suite software is required.
Data analysis and biostatistics-based skills encouraged but not required.
This job requires the individual to be self-motivated and to work and solve problems.
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: Mon-Fri./ 8:00-4:30 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Oto Otolaryngology Research Personnel area: School of Medicine
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