Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO/3/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.10 - $22.12 Status: Full-Time
Department: Emergency Medicine Work Schedule/Hours: 40 hours a week. Must be available to work 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. Location: Bayview Medical Campus Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking a full time Research Program Coordinator to work at the Bayview Medical Campus, under the direction of the Sr. Research Program Manager. This role will coordinate the ED based HIV/HCV programs, and will interact with the investigators, collaborators, and patients in a research environment. The Research Program Coordinator will assist in carrying out research in accordance with good clinical practices in activities such as administering patient surveys, maintaining logs, and collecting data.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Assist with education of patient population about HIV and Hepatitis C, specifically risk factors, disease transmission, and treatment availability;
Data entry, management, and calculations using word processing and spreadsheet software;
Review data input for accuracy and completeness;
Call patients to inform of lab results, schedule follow-up appointments, and provide reminders of appointment dates/times;
Administer patient surveys via phone or in-person;
Assist in preparation of data reports for funding organization and for research projects;
Maintain logs of patient screening and data collection;
Maintain filing system for electronic and paper-based records;
Maintain compliance with HIPAA and IRB regulations and guidelines;
Attend regular group meetings and assist in agenda preparation and meeting minutes;
Coordinate with community linkage-to-care partners to help patients navigate a Hepatitis C diagnosis;
Assists with ongoing QA/QC and staff engagement efforts with clinical teams (ED nursing leadership and nursing, ED technicians, ED case management, ED physician assistants, pathology lab personnel, and administration) to solve ongoing issues and raise program support and awareness;
Coordinate day-to-day logistic and operational tasks for ED screened patients with HIV and Hepatitis C;
Act as site go-to person for Generation Tomorrow interns and Community Health Worker (CHW), including coordinating schedules, training on HIV and Hepatitis C protocols, and participating in monthly check-in meetings with CHW funding department;
Create and present program materials to program staff and community partners;
Act as lead on any Nurse Initiated Protocol Orders (NIPOs) amendments, including presenting data to various committees;
Coordinate lab activities, which includes creating protocols, conducting inventory, and ordering supplies;
Help develop grant proposals, presentations, and manuscripts
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities: Must be comfortable collecting saliva, urine, or blood samples from patients. Proficient in the use of computers, including software applications, databases, 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. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated strong, positive interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and within a variety of cultures.
Work Schedule/Hours: This person will be working 40 hours a week. Must be available to work 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.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline required. Some related experience. 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.
A year of related experience in clinical trials/medical research desired.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits 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.
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