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Job Req ID:  56519

Sr. Research Program Coordinator

The Armstrong Institute's goal is to eliminate preventable harm to patients and to achieve the best patient outcomes at the lowest cost possible, and then to share knowledge of how to achieve this goal with the world. The institute oversees, coordinates and supports patient safety and healthcare improvement efforts across Johns Hopkins' integrated health care system.  To learn more about The Armstrong Institute, please visit our website at:  https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/armstrong_institute/


The candidate will work as a member of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality (AI).  AI research activities are interdisciplinary and regularly include researchers and clinicians in the Bloomberg School of Public Health and School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins, and policy leaders, project leaders and research administrators at a number of research, grant, and contracting agencies.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities


  • The candidate will help manage the administrative and scientific implementation of two research projects that aim to improve patient and family-caregiver engagement in the hospital setting and post hospital discharge.
  • While one project involves working with clinicians, healthcare leaders, and patients and caregivers to learn from COVID-19 pandemic response and develop interventions to maintain patient and family engagement during pandemic periods. The candidate will participate in the recruitment and retention of study participants, study visits, data collection (e.g., chart review, patient survey and interviews), and data analysis, the other project focuses on perioperative pain management.
  • The candidate will also assist with the preparation of study protocols and materials, and reports required by the funding agencies. 
  • The candidate will conduct literature reviews as needed and work with project PIs on developing grant submissions and drafting manuscripts.
  • The candidate will work collaboratively with study team to assure that study deliverables and report schedules are met as required by the granting agency; track completion of assigned tasks; and any other duties as needed.
  • The candidate will assist with the writing and development, study tools and documents, and help lead meetings and conference calls with study team and various stakeholders. 
  • The candidate will also assist with the writing and development of the final manuscripts.


Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s in related discipline required.
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in a related field


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


  • Master’s preferred. 
  • clinical research preferred





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; Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:30-5pm, Up to 37.5 hrs/week 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 23-MD:JH Downtown Center 
Department name: 60003427-SOM Admin Armstrong Institute 
Personnel area: School of Medicine


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