The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology is seeking a full-time Sr. Research Program Coordinator. Under general supervision this job manages the administration of several research programs conducted by the Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division. Studies are patient-oriented, clinical studies involving human subjects. The range of duties include, but is not limited to: patient recruitment/ interviews, data collection, conducting annual reports, obtaining and sustaining proper IRB approval, organizing collected information; records management, expenditure oversight, supervising other members of the research team, and communicating with study sponsors and team members on the status of project(s).
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Coordinates the implementation of study protocols in collaboration with the PI and co-investigators.
Maintains good working knowledge of all assigned protocols and reporting requirements.
Adheres to all protocol requirements to ensure the validity of the clinical research data.
Conducts data collection (ex, abstraction of clinical data from electronic medical records) and maintenance for research study, using Excel, REDCap, or similar systems. Organizes data exports, and other data files for statistical analysis.
Follows federal, state, and institutional laws and guidelines to access and maintain confidential paper and electronic records related to assigned research studies.
Meets regularly with research team to review data accuracy and overall study progress.
Assists with manuscript writing, including helping prepare tables, charts, figures, data summaries, managing references and citations.
Participates in grant proposal preparation, drafting and editing research strategy sections under guidance of PI, preparing tables, charts, figures, writing, editing and assembly.
Facilitates communication between multi-site study team, including scheduling of meetings and follow-up on study progress.
Ability to manage a multi-center randomized clinical treatment trial in adolescents managed by a Clinical Research Organization.
Ability to manage aspects of a large NIH-funded multicenter study, specifically the regulatory components – all administrative duties including IRB submissions, progress reports, protocol amendments as well as correspondence with the NIH as needed.
Using working knowledge will assist in developing recruitment tools for assigned study(s), which include protocol/study specific data collection forms, drafting and placing approved advertisements, and contacting physicians for possible referrals.
Create and maintain documents for study related materials to include IRB applications and reviews, amendments, changes in research, deviations in established study protocols, and standard operating procedures.
Oversee budget expenditures based on the study(s) operational expectation.
May act as primary contact for study participants, which may include recruiting, screening, scheduling, confirming appointments, and escorting/directing to various locations on/off campus.
May supervise another research coordinator and/or students.
Other duties as assigned.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Proficiency in the use of software applications (i.e., Word, Excel, Redcap) to maintain databases, spreadsheets, and word processing is required.
Good organizational skills and attention to detail are required, as is the ability to manage multiple tasks.
Ability to work well with other professionals, and comfort being part of a diverse professional team.
Self-motivated and actively seeking to further develop skills.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills are critical as the position involves significant interaction with children and families.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
Three years related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Experience with working and interacting with patients of at least one year.
Master's degree of Public Health/Clinical Research or in relevant field
Proven writing skills.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: Min $40,900 - Max $71,600 Annually ($56,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F: 8"30 - 5pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Ped Gastroenterology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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