Job Req ID:  111813

Research Program Coordinator

We are seeking a Research Program Coordinator who will assist in the day-to-day logistical and operational tasks for research projects in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology. The Research Program Coordinator will interact with investigators, collaborators, and patients in a research environment. This person will coordinate all activities of one or more research projects to assure validity of findings. They will assist in carrying out research in accordance with Good Clinical Practices in such activities as obtaining informed consent, data and specimen collection, and patient follow-up over time.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain a good working knowledge of all assigned protocols and reporting requirements.
  • Adhere to all protocol requirements to ensure validity of clinical research data.
  • Interact with clinicians and other gatekeepers to access the patient population.
  • Recruit research participants.
  • Verify patient eligibility for studies.
  • Interview patients.
  • Collect patient specimens (e.g., blood, urine, or saliva) and other patient data from a variety of sources.
  • Perform noninvasive tests and assessments, including measuring blood pressure, conducting electrocardiograms, and administering six-minute walk tests.
  • Schedule follow-up visits.
  • Complete chart reviews abstracting data from the electronic health record.
  • Enter data into computer databases.
  • Maintain paper and computerized research files.
  • Participate in research group meetings: schedule meetings; create agendas; complete minutes.
  • Prepare mandatory reports and documents/protocols.
  • Prepare for and participate in audits and monitoring of studies.
  • Assist in preparation and maintenance of IRB protocols and related documents.

*This description is a general statement of required duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis; the Research Program Coordinator will perform other related duties as assigned.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Must be comfortable collecting saliva, urine, and/or blood samples from patients.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Independent and self-motivated.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong, positive interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and within a variety of cultures.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
  • Additional related experience may substitute for required education, tothe extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Related experience in clinical trials/medical research.
  • EPIC experience.



Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Research Program Coordinator   
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD  
Starting Salary Range: Min $17.00 - Max $30.00 HRLY ($45,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus 
Department name: 10002805-SOM DOM Cardiology 
Personnel area: School of Medicine 



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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience 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/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

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