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Job Req ID:  3780

Research Program Coordinator


Department:                             Medicine

Division:                                 Center of Innovative Medicine

Classified Title:                     Research Program Coordinator

Salary:                                    $32,822 - $45,115

Role:                                       ACRO

Level:                                      3

Range Code:                          CD

FLSA:                                     Non-Exempt

Status:                                    Full-Time




General Summary:


The Research Program Coordinator (RPC) has duties and responsibilities related to conducting research studies and educational program coordination for the Aliki Initiative for patient-centered care. The coordinator implements study recruitment, data collection, follow-up activities and performs data entry. RPC participates in training new data collectors and trainees. The research program coordinator will also work with the rest of the study team on duties related to the general conduct of the study and participate in staff meetings to review project goals and protocols. The RPC will spend a significant portion of time in clinical settings interacting with clinical teams and learners (students and medical residents).



Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Recruits, consents and determines eligibility for study participants; responsible for ensuring participants are eligible for study.
  • Observes clinical team interactions
  • Interview patients as part of research protocol
  • Interview resident physicians and students as part of research protocol
  • Implements baseline and follow-up data collection
  • Creates and distributes informational materials related to the Aliki Initiative for patients, caregivers, and potential donors
  • Audits charts as part of continuous quality improvement and/or research protocol
  • Assists in developing and formatting study data collection forms, recruitment materials and consent forms with supervision from Principal Investigator/Study Director.
  • Writes and maintains IRB study protocols.
  • Performs data entry and troubleshoots with Study Director/Principal Investigator appropriate and relevant data entry mechanisms and needs; oversees data entry and responsible for tracking progress
  • Proficiently uses, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Possesses ability to learn and efficiently use Qualtrics or similar data collection and analysis software.
  • Assists in training other data collectors (such as students).
  • May supervise data collectors.
  • Participates in regular data collection and team meetings.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Learns and follows all study procedures and protocols.


Other Job Functions: Other duties as assigned.


Decision Making:

Makes decisions and establishes work priorities. Candidate is responsible for carrying out duties and responsibilities under the supervision of the data collection coordinator, and study director.




Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree required, and some related experience. Additional education may substitute for some experience. Coordinating experience strongly preferred.


Licensure, Certification, Registration: N/A


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Excellent organizational skills a must as well as attention to detail.  Requires outstanding verbal communication and interpersonal skills with participants, Principal Investigators, and other team members. Interest in working in medical education research and program evaluation. Knowledge of software, including Microsoft Word and Excel is needed.


Physical Requirements:

Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction

Finger dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm, for example, using a keyboard.

Communication skills using the spoken word. Ability to see within normal parameters Ability to hear within normal ranges

Ability to move about


   Work Location:

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center



This description is a general statement of required duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.




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.


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