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Classified Title: [[Research Program Coordinator ]]
Working Title:[[Research Program Coordinator ]]​​​​​
function/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD
Starting income Range: [[$16.10 - $22.12 / Commensurate with practice ]]
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: [[Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p / 37.5 hrs per wk]]
Exempt Status:Non-Exempt​​​​​​​
Job location: 06-MD:School of Nursing
Department name: 10003814-Community Public Health Nursing
Personnel area: School of Nursing

General Summary/Purpose
The Research Program Coordinator will be responsible for the conduction of study visits with participants in study protocols designed around HIV negative individuals main focus would be a Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) study. Responsibilities will also include recruiting, enrolling and following participants in the studies. This position works closely with Principal Investigator (PI) and Research and Sponsored Projects Manager of The REACH Initiative in all aspects of study management. Communicates with study team and PI on all clinical aspects of patient management. Works with other staff members to ensure rapid data entry and high level of quality control.

Specific tasks & Responsibilities
   » Recruit, screen and enroll eligible subjects for participation in research protocols with final authorization from principal investigator and/or research team leader
   » As a principal investigator designee, explain the protocol in detail and obtain informed consent from potential subjects
   » Verify patient eligibility for studies with principal investigator and/or research team leader
   » Obtain medical release of information from patient as needed per protocol
   » Coordinate and document all aspects of subjects’ participation (including subject interviews, telephone contact with subject or friends/family of the patient; conversations with the research team and all medical providers who participate in the patients care, etc.) to ensure a comprehensive and consistent approach to the subject management on protocol
   » Ensure collection of pertinent data from internal and external sources and monitors compliance with requirements of the clinical studies
   » Monitor clinical course of subject’s enrolled in clinical trials, under nursing supervision, ensuring that research protocol is executed appropriately
   » Participates in internal audits and assures compliance with outside monitoring
   » Maintain and complete protocol specific patient records and Case Report Forms (CRF).
   » Maintain a good working expertise of all assigned protocols
   » Maintain confidential records of required source documentation on each assigned research subject on protocol
   » Meet regularly with principal investigators, research manager and protocol team leaders to review patient participation, data accuracy and overall project progress
   » Provide updates on current progress of the study as requested
   » Maintain patient study calendars
   » Schedule patient study appointments
   » Serve as backup for research protocols (other than primary assignment) as needed.
   » Develop research instruments (protocol specific source documentation, lab forms, and template notes) necessary for study execution as needed
   » Control quality of source documentation and research integrity
   » Detect and help solve logistical, technical and patient related problems as they pertain to protocol participation
   » Coordinate laboratory specimen processing and handling with appropriate lab managers.
   » Act as liaison between The REACH Initiative and other departments as necessary for protocol implementation
   » Participate in other research initiatives as workload allows
   » availability to use personal vehicle (with reimbursement) or taxi/uber for recruitment off site
   » Other tasks as assigned by the Research and Sponsored Projects Manager or the PI of the project.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
Some related practice.
Additional education may substitute for required practice and additional related practice may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula : 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of practice. Additional related practice 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/practice required for the respective job. *

Preferred Qualifications
capability to work with populations across ages, sexual orientations, socio-economic circumstances; a person who has worked with and/or is from the MSM community is strongly preferred
HIV testing and counselling certificate a plus
   » Highly effective verbal and written communication expertise are required as is attention to detail and the capability to complete multiple tasks on a timely basis
   » expertise of standard computer software (e.g. Microsoft office) required
   » capability to work well with patients and show a high degree of motivation in enrolling participants
   » HIPAA and Research Compliance certification training significant to human subjects’ research and other JHU classes as required
   » Interpersonal expertise to collaborate effectively with Principal Investigator, Senior Research Program manager, and other staff members and research participants
   » Strong organizational expertise
   » capability to maintain meticulous records
   » A high degree of self-motivation and the capability to function both as a team member and independently
   » capability to prioritize workload on a everyday and weekly basis
   » capability to work well with others to deal with problems
   » capability to work under pressure and within deadlines and prioritizes multiple tasks
   » capability to maintain participant confidentiality
   » expertise of medical terminology

Special expertise, expertise, and Abilities
   » capability to execute venipuncture a plus
   » General expertise of HIV disease valuable, but not required
   » practice with clinical research desirable
   » practice with protocol implementation and patient coordination preferred
   » practice with completion of data sets (Case Report Forms) desirable.

**POSITION END DATE Jan. 31, 2020**
The prosperous candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide continuing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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Job Information
   » Job location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
   » Listing ID: 46074501
   » Published: January 12, 2019
   » Position Title:Research Program Coordinator
   » Employer's nameJohns Hopkins University
   » Listing Function:Additional Opportunities
   » Entry Level:No

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