Senior Research Program Coordinator

Maryland, United States
27 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB 
Starting Salary Range: $37,781-$51,950 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Working 37.5 hours per week; Monday-Friday 8:30-5pm occasional on-call for weekends/nights 
Employee subgroup: Salaried Exmpt 
Location: Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Campus 1830 E. Monument Street 
Department name: 10002813-SOM DOM Infectious Disease 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

General summary/purpose:

We are looking for a bright, hardworking, and experienced professional to join our group as an integral part of our clinical research team. The position requires the ability to multitask several projects, extraction of clinical data from medical records, precision in the documentation of clinical data, maintenance of GCP regulatory methods, clinical sample processing, research subject scheduling and the performance of clinical study visits, and miscellaneous administrative responsibilities. Occasional on-call for nights/weekends.  Experience with Research Coordination, preferably in hospital setting strongly preferred.  Experience with Drug interventional trials strongly preferred.  

Specific duties & responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide for the daily operation, study visits, sample collection, data entry, and query resolution for multiple clinical research studies.
  2. Support numerous, diverse medical chart data extraction studies and educate others in the collection, organization, and analysis of clinical data for publication and grant and proposal preparation.
  3. Provide for the acquisition and processing of clinical samples, including blood samples, from study subjects.
  4. Collaborate with research team on scientific implementation, daily operation, and data management of multiple interventional clinical trials.
  5. Develop tools for study implementation including case report forms, standardized order sheets, scheduling protocols, and detailed sample processing records.
  6. Determine patient study eligibility, obtain informed consent, and initiate patient randomization and enrollment.
  7. Act as a liaison for various studies with drug companies, study monitors, patients and their primary care providers; assist various monitors during study monitor visits and audits.
  8. Assist in the development of standard operating procedures and regulatory policy for the Program.
  9. Provide primary responsibility for documentation related to research study startup, regulatory, audit, and closeout functions of various clinical research studies.
  10. Provide backup support for the program regarding patient screening scheduling.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, ability to work as part of a team, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, meticulous record keeping

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required in related discipline and a minimum of three years of related clinical research coordination experience. Additional education may substitute for some experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred:  Experience with Research Coordination, preferably in hospital setting.  Experience with Drug interventional trials strongly preferred.  MPH, Phlebotomy, CCRC, Hospital clinical research; transplant/oncology patients.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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