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Job Req ID:  54981

Research Program Assistant II

General Summary/Purpose: 

Under general supervision job supports departmental research programs and/or clinical trials with study data collection and organization through the process of recruiting and coordinating activities for a research study. The range of duties includes, but is not limited to: patient recruitment/ interviews, data collection, data entry, organizing collected information; and records management.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Recruitment (10%): 

  • Review Dermatology and Pediatric Allergy schedules to find potential eligible patients to be recruited. Post study flyers throughout campus.
  • Participate in the prescreening process by phone or in clinic.

Study Visits (40%): 

  • Ensure that research charts are prepared on a timely manner, organized and maintained. Make appointment reminder calls/emails to the study patients.
  • Complete feeding plans for baseline visits with patients.
  • Communicate vehicle for peanut introduction with nutrition.
  • Enter and update appointment information in CRMS, PCRU and EPIC.

Skin Prick Testing (10%): 

  • Administer skin prick testing and document in the research chart.

Documentation management (5%): 

  • Maintain allergen log with expiration dates and lot numbers.
  • Maintain peanut administration logs and supporting documentation.
  • Submit check requisitions for study visits.
  • Update Access patient database with new information in regards to follow-up calls or any pertinent information.
  • Obtain signatures on essential documents for research charts and regulatory binders.

Data Management (35%): 

  • Design RedCap instruments for data entry.
  • Enter visit data for study patients in RedCap on a timely manner.


Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Two (2) years related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


JHU Equivalency Formula:  30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. 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.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • The candidate should have excellent organizational, communication and writing skills.


Classified Title: Research Program Assistant II 
Working Title: Research Program Assistant II 
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC 
Starting Salary Range: $14.14-$19.44 per hour; commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:00am-5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10003081-SOM Ped Immunology 
Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing 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.


The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.


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