Under the direct supervision of the Sr. Clinical Research Program Manager, Referral Nurse, and the Principal Investigator(s), the Research Program Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and management of clinical trials and patient referrals within the Developmental Therapeutics Program. This is an introductory level position in managing clinical trials.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Maintains current lists of trials and available slots and circulates to other programs for awareness. Actively reaches out to disease groups regarding competitive slots.
Attends start up meetings for new clinical trials, and shares attendance with Referral Nurse at outside disease group meetings to present protocol summaries and share portfolio of available trials.
Attends regular team meetings and collaborates with study team members to review screening and enrollment updates.
Assists Referral Nurse with maintaining ongoing tracking and documentation of referrals, and moving patients through the system from referral to consent/screening visit in the most efficient timeline possible. Responsible for maintenance of information in the Clinical Research Management System.
Meets/talks with candidates to educate/prescreen as appropriate. May assist with consenting study participants and documenting the consent process. Documents telephone and other communications with patients per institutional policy.
Proactively obtains any necessary patient records and/or tissue samples required for new candidates, and verifies patient eligibility for participation in clinical trials (i.e. review of medical history, concomitant medications, pathology, laboratory results, other relevant documents).
Assists with data collection and entry, as needed. May assist with long-term follow-up assessments.
Assists with development of SOP's pertaining to clinical trial referral process, and implements changes and improvements as necessary.
May assist with reimbursement requests for patient's study related travel, as needed.
Performs general administrative tasks, including copying, faxing, obtaining signatures, and other duties as assigned.
Maintains good working knowledge of protocols and reporting requirements. Adheres to all protocol requirements to ensure the validity of the clinical research data.
Maintains proficiency in work flows of oncology clinic, Epic/Beacon, and any other systems required for scheduling, screening and treating new patients.
Has working knowledge of and complies with Good Clinical Practices, ICH Guidelines and SKCCC Clinical Research Office policies.
Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to learn new database and software applications.
Excellent organizational skills required.
Excellent attention to detail skills required.
Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.
Must have excellent time management skills.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
Proficiency in PC operations and software applications such as MS Windows, Excel, Word, and Adobe/Foxit.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Experience working with patients and/or in a clinical setting.
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, 830-500 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Onc Developmental Therapeutics Personnel area: School of Medicine
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