The University of Maryland School of Medicine is currently seeking a full-time, contractual Research Project Coordinator in the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC). This position is responsible for maintaining databases used to collect and analyze data, tracking protocols as well as monitoring and evaluating entries in order to maintain compliance with Federal and State regulations, policies and procedures.
This is a contractual position that offers a generous benefits package, including 10 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.
Assists with screening subjects for research studies by reviewing and obtaining source documents for potential participants.
Collects baseline and follow-up data from subjects including verification of eligibility.
Obtains demographic information; may assess for adverse events, obtain concomitant medications and interview subjects for follow-up.
Makes recommendations concerning time saving methods in data collection.
Codes adverse events in accordance with National Cancer Institute (NCI) common toxicity criteria.
Checks validity and accuracy of data ensuring compliance with quality control requirements.
Generates numerous standard computer reports on patient demographics, and other pertinent data as requested. Prepares reports on specific patient populations for investigators requesting data for research papers.
Determines reliability of data sources by evaluating information, determining errors and notifying responsible parties.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Biology, Sociology, Psychology or field of study relating to clinic research. Experience: Experience in a clinical research setting preferred. Other: May consider a combination of directly related experience and education.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of human subjects research, the regulations and policies surrounding it.
Ability to represent the Cancer Center and its faculty in a professional manner.
Ability to keep patient information confidential, knowledge of HIPPA regulations.
Strong PC skills, ability to use web-based applications and programs.
The hiring range for this position is the low to mid $40,000s, commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3314C
Employee ClassEmployee Class : Exempt Contingent IIExempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
Job Posting: Oct 10, 2019
Unposting Date: Oct 25, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 135562
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.