Under general supervision, this position manages the day-to-day administration of research programs conducted by Dr. Sheela N. Magge, a pediatric endocrinologist. Dr. Magge’s research focuses on obesity, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes in children, as well as the cardiovascular complications associated with these conditions. Studies are patient-oriented, clinical studies, involving human subjects. This position will coordinate protocol implementation and monitor the collection of 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, expenditure oversight, 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 children and families. The Sr. Research Coordinator will assist Dr. Magge with multiple research studies in the area of pediatric insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and cardiometabolic risk.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
High degree of understanding of research and applies general analytical skills to administer the logistical implementation of assigned projects, and to identify situations requiring special attention. Utilizing this knowledge, will ensure adherence to research protocols, operating procedures, and all associated internal/external regulations.
Using working knowledge will assist in developing recruitment tools for assigned study(s), which include protocol/study specific data collection forms, drafting and placing approved advertisements, and contacting physicians for possible referrals.
Develop moderately complex tracking database/spreadsheet based on study requirements utilizing Excel, REDCap, or similar software applications.
Abstract data from patient medical records that requires some interpretation. Monitors data quality and accuracy as required by research protocol. Will run pre-established queries and may develop ad-hoc queries/reports as requested.
Utilizing working knowledge of study(s) will participate in meetings to provide operational updates, report on any operational issues, and may make recommendations for resolutions to new/outstanding operational issues. Will coordinate study(s) meetings, including developing an agenda and coordinating information and participation of individuals from other institutions.
Oversee budget expenditures based on the study(s) operational expectation.
Complies with all regulatory/IRB guidelines including, but not limited to: preparation and submission of study protocols, consent forms, amendments, and annual continuing reviews.
Will act as the primary contact for study participants, including scheduling, confirming appointments, and escorting/directing to various locations on/off campus.
Ensure that case files and accompanying paperwork are organized and current.
Assists with data analysis, interpretation, manuscript and abstract preparation. Although training in statistical analysis is not a requirement, familiarity with data analysis software is a plus.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in related field required. Master’s degree in related field preferred.
Three years progressively related experience required.
Additional related education may substitute for some experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
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 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 8:30-5:00 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003077-SOM Ped Endocrine Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University
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