Research Project Coordinator (full-time/contractual) - 2 positions - (190000UO)
The University of Maryland Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) is seeking two full-time, non-benefit contractual Research Project Coordinators. The UMGCCC is a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center which conducts innovative basic and clinical research that will impact the understanding and treatment of cancer around the world and seeks to provide state-of-art clinical care to cancer patients in Maryland and beyond.
The Research Project Coordinator 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 for cancer research studies.
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 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.
Consideration may be given for a unique combination of education and experience.
Other: May require training related to occupational safety and health, environmental compliance, shipping or hazardous materials and/or ionizing radiation.
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 we-based applications and programs.
Hiring Range: $41,004 annualized rate or $19.66 hourly
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: CI Exempt or Non-Exempt Staff - E3314C
Employee ClassEmployee Class : Exempt Contingent IIExempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
Job Posting: Jun 25, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 127081
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.