Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Research Program Coordinator will coordinate several orthopedic related sponsored clinical studies. This position will primarily support the PCORI-funded OPTIMIZE trial for participants with chronic low back pain. The position will coordinate the implementation of research protocols as well as ongoing administrative processes related to these studies; screen and enroll patients, and provide continued monitoring of these studies ensuring that all protocols are followed and status reporting, billing, and other regulatory components are performed correctly.
Oversee all research projects and activities.
Recruit and enroll research participants in studies.
Screen potential research participants
Follow research participants through the research study process including follow-up assessments.
Coordinate all study team members including undergraduate students working on the research project
Submit timesheets for undergraduate students
Draft research protocols.
Manage the IRB process for all studies. Draft IRB protocols, draft and complete continuing review paperwork, termination report paperwork, and change in research paperwork within IRB protocols.
IRB training and compliance monitoring for study members.
Coordinate all duties pertaining to opening new trials.
Ensure quality, consistency, and accuracy in the conduct of research trials.
Assist with fundraising efforts. Maintain list of donors, fellows, students and visitors.
Regular attendance at research meetings as well as providing updates on the study progress and issues related to the research.
Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.
Some related experience required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits (semester hours) may substitute for one year of experience.Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. 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: Research Program Coordinator
Working title: Research Program Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ACRO 40/E/03/CD
Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Fulltime
Employee Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Monday-Friday –8:30am-5:00pm 40hrs/Wk - Will likely be primarily remote at this time due to COVID-19. May require some on-site attendance per research needs, aligning with density requirements from JHU.
Location: SOM Campus – Baltimore, MD
Department name: 10003018-SOM Ortho Ross Labs – Orthopaedic Surgery
Personnel area (School): SOM – School of Medicine
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