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Job Req ID:  2994

Research Program Assistant

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/02/CB

Starting Salary Range:   $12.74-$17.54

Employee group: Full Time

Schedule: M-F, 40 hrs/wk.    

Employee subgroup: Non-Exempt

Department name: School of Public Health           

Personnel area: Epidemiology

 

General summary/purpose:

 

The Clinic Technician will work with participants of research studies who are 70 years and older.  This person will perform and administer clinic procedures and interviews for several research studies/clinical trials investigating cardiovascular disease, aging, memory changes and falls in older adults from the Washington County community.  This position will interact with study participants and their families, as well as Comstock Center staff and faculty, Data Coordinating Centers for the different studies, and others as needed.

 

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

 

  • Will perform and administer visit procedures and interviews such as:  blood pressures, hearing/vision testing, medication update, dietary and other interviews, consent/HIPAA, weight and height measurements, and physical function measurements. 
  • Will also assist with data entry, telephone interviews, and ongoing quality control. 
  • May assist with blood, urine, and saliva sample processing as well as cataloging and shipping frozen samples to outside laboratories (necessary lab training will be provided).
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as directed. 
  • Occasional travel to participant homes to conduct home visits may be required.

 

Minimum qualifications:

 

High school diploma/GED, with some related experience.  

 

Preferred qualifications:

 

Medical assistant or medical office experience.  Prefer some related coursework or administrative experience.  Two years of college or vocational training preferred. Associates degree or two years of medical/professional experience preferred.

 

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

 

Must be familiar with operating personal or laptop computers using Windows operating system.  Communication and interpersonal skills required.  Excellent interview and telephone skills preferred.

School of Public Health - East Baltimore Campus

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The following additional provisions may apply, depending on at 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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