The Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking a Research Program Assistant to work under the direction of the Research Program Supervisor. This role will primarily perform participant recruitment, interviewing, surveying, and tracking; quality control; and data entry for research studies in the department.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Use internal software tools, database, and script guidelines to determine eligibility, obtain oral consent and recruit candidates into research studies.
Maintain a good working knowledge of all assigned protocols and reporting requirements.
Collect patient specimens (e.g., blood draws, urine, or saliva) and other patient data from a variety of sources.
Complete data entry regarding participant information.
Make follow-up survey calls to enrolled participants.
Assist project manager as necessary regarding typing, filing, faxing, mass mailings, chart review, and literature searches.
Run routine data queries.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Must be comfortable collecting saliva, urine, or blood samples from patients.
Proficiency in the use of computers and data entry, including software applications, databases, mathematical and statistical tools, spreadsheets, and word processing.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Independent and self-motivated.
Highly organized and detail oriented.
Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.
Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and within a variety of cultures.
Up to 19 hours per week.
Must be available to work 6-8 hour shifts at a time, between the hours of 8:00 am and midnight, seven (7) days of the week.
Must be flexible and available to work some evenings and weekends.
* This description is a general statement of required duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis; the Research Program Coordinator will perform other related duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or graduation equivalent.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Some related experience.
Bilingual (fluency in Spanish and English).
Classified Title: Research Program Assistant Working Title: Research Program Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - $18.90 - $22.50 hourly (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Varies; 19 Hours/Week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus Department name: SOM Em Med Research 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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