Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Convalescent Plasma working group is seeking two full time Sr. Research Program Coordinators. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will be responsible for the organization, entry, maintenance and accuracy of all clinical research data for complex and detailed clinical trials. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will also be responsible for the identification and recruitment of study participants, including attending clinic as necessary, coordination and/or collection and analysis of data, the logistics of samples and plasma, organizing regulatory paperwork, and assisting with manuscript preparation. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will work directly with the principal investigators and other study coordinators to develop, amend, and execute study protocols. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will also monitor, schedule, and execute participant study visits. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will assist with orientation of less senior research staff in protocol and clinical research information. Under general supervision, this position manages the day-to-day administration of research programs focused on convalescent plasma as a prophylaxis or early disease treatment of COVID-19.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Assist and be in constant communication with the PI regarding all study responsibilities
Keep study documents organized and up to date
Assist in drafting Standard Operating Procedures
Revise and maintain Standard Operating Procedures
Assist in creating training materials and interviewer guides
Ensure staff have completed required human subjects training
Preform quality assurance and quality control checks on study documents including consent documents, laboratory forms, etc.
Oversee and manage participant tracking
Oversee and manage reimbursement scheduling and disbursement
Provide data checks as needed at the request of data managers
Conduct ongoing on-site field monitoring of study offices and laboratory sites.
All around troubleshooting
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree in related discipline required.
3 years related experience required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula***.
Experience in consenting patients, conducting medical interviews, data entry in REDCap, and working on longitudinal studies is preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficiency in the use of software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing required.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are required.
Knowledge of clinical research practices and principles required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
Excellent team management, verbal and written communication and organizational skills required.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
Must have the ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.
***JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $38,920-$53,520 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday/7.5 hours per day Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001154-W Harry Feinstone Dpt Molec Mblgy Imlgy Personnel area: School of Public Health
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