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General summary/purpose: The Research Program Assistant be involved in data collection, entry, analysis, and management functions in clinical research. Primary responsibilities will include leading participant recruitment for clinical research, answering study related questions, screening potential participants, scheduling and maintaining study calendar and serving as a liaison between the participants and the different research teams. Excellent communication skills and a high level of work ethic and professionalism are required in addition to maintaining a high level of motivation and positive attitude. Specific duties & responsibilities: Collect data from study participants at JHU while controlling data quality and maintaining research integrity. Set up and take down equipment for environmental monitoring in the field Identify appropriate patients for clinical studies Obtain informed consent from eligible patients Collect data via abstraction from paper and electronic medical records Call participants with reminders of their appointments Post appointments to research calendars Data entry, management and calculations using computerized database, word processing and spreadsheet software; review data input for accuracy and completeness Maintain logs of patient screening, surveys and visits in REDCap Maintain filing system for electronic and paper-based research records Maintain compliance with HIPAA and IRB regulations and guidelines Actively communicate and update supervising study coordinators and/or investigators on patient enrollment and data collection status via verbal and written communication Have initiative in anticipating and responding to staff and research subjects' needs based on awareness of routine and repeated job functions Attend regular research group meetings (weekly or monthly) Communicate with study sponsors, coordinators and collaborators Escort patients through hospital during their research visit Use the JHU Clinical Research Management System (CRMS) to design clinical study tools. This will include design of study calendars and case report forms, all for use via a web-based research infrastructure. Track petty cash payments to study participants. Able to effectively prioritize and work on multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines and demonstrate excellent time management skills and efficiency Attend recruitment and community outreach events May be required to: Literature search & organize data for research manuscripts, as needed Prepare materials for submission of applications and renewals and maintain communication with the Johns Hopkins IRB, GCRC, and all related committees. Under supervision, perform Quality Assurance activities related to research protocols Develop and modify case report forms as needed. Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and ensure SOPs are followed Minimum qualifications (mandatory): Education: High School diploma/GED. Some college courses preferred. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. Experience: Some work experience. Preferred qualifications: Education: Undergraduate training. Experience in a clinical or clinical research environment preferred Special knowledge, skills, and abilities: Maintain high level of motivation for job functions with positive attitude Experience in using a personal computer. Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks. Highly attentive to detail and deadlines. Have own reliable transportation Weekend and evenings availability Technical qualifications or specialized certifications: Required: All IRB-required courses must be completed and appropriate exams passed with necessary certification within 2 weeks of start date Any specific physical requirements for the job: Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time Standing and/or walking for extended periods of time Assisting patients during evaluations within crowded clinical environment Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard Communication skills using the spoken word Ability to see within normal parameters Ability to hear within normal range Ability to move about Classified title: Research Program Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO/2/CB Starting Salary Range: $11.95 - $16.43 Employee group: Full-time Employee subgroup: Non-exempt Schedule: Working 40 hours per week; Monday-Friday 8:30- 5:00 Location: Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Campus 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 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. Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled. 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