Under general supervision, this position manages the day-to-day administration of research programs conducted by Dr. Janet Crane, a pediatric endocrinologist. Dr. Crane’s research interests span translational and clinical research methods to understand the cause of skeletal disorders (i.e. osteoporosis in childhood, rare bone diseases, and degenerative disc disease) and identify and evaluate treatment targets and efficacy. This position will coordinate protocol implementation and monitor the collection of human data for studies. The range of duties includes, but is not limited to: patient recruitment, scheduling and conducting study visits, obtaining informed consent, data entry, records management, and communicating with team members on the status of project(s). Effective communication and interpersonal skills are critical as the position involves significant interaction with patients, including children and families.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Recruit participants over the telephone or from clinic to participate in the studies.
Coordinate/schedule research exam visits with participants, research staff, and transportation services.
Keep accurate records of recruitment status of all individuals contacted.
Complete order in EPIC for research studies, including imaging and laboratory tests.
Send out appointment reminders to study participants and prepare paperwork for the study visit.
Telephone calls to study participants to ensure compliance with study drug administration
Prepare materials needed for study visits.
Compile and send exam results to participants.
General offices duties including copying, filing, answering phones, taking messages
Enter data into a computerized database and on paper documents.
Work in coordination with the clinic coordinators to help escort participants to different appointments within the hospital
Maintain knowledge of the study protocol and reporting requirements
Responsible for clinic research procedures on study participants on a daily basis, including informed consent, questionnaires, blood pressure, urine collection and possibly phlebotomy (optional), amongst other procedures, with little supervision.
Complete all training and certification requirements for required research procedures in a timely manner.
Coordinate and conduct quality assurance procedures on a regular basis
Other duties as assigned and/or based on individual interest, such as specimen processing and experimental analyses. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related discipline. 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. Preferred Qualifications: 1+ years of clinical, patient-oriented research experience.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/01/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.10-$22.12 Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: M-F Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department Name: 10003077-SOM Ped Endocrine Personnel Area: Johns Hopkins University
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