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Johns Hopkins University CO Research Program Coordinator in Baltimore, Maryland

General Summary:

Enroll and follow patients in Ophthalmology clinical trials for Wilmer Vitreoretinal Service. Conduct eligibility screenings for potential study participants. With physician consultation, obtain informed consent from study participants. Enroll and follow patients in clinical trials. Coordinate patient care and visits based on study protocols. Perform ophthalmic tech activities: lensometry, refractometry, tonometry (applanation or pneumo), contrast sensitivity, and vision testing.

Specific Duties:

Provide patient education on eye conditions and related diseases. Perform accurate and timely data collection on source documents and case report forms. Insure proper labeling and delivery of photographs, scans and laboratory specimens. Monitor study participants for adverse events. Provide follow up of patients regarding side effects, medical history questions and information relative to conduct of clinical trials. Communicate all necessary information to sponsors and IRB. Provide information regarding clinical trials for patients and families, referring physicians, faculty and staff. Assist principal investigator with preparation of study documents and budgets required for study approval and renewal. Provide information regarding clinical trials for patients and families, referring physicians, faculty, and staff. Assist principal investigator with preparation of study documents and budgets required for study approval and renewal.


Bachelor’s degree in related discipline. Ophthalmology tech experience.

Preferred qualifications:

Clinical trial experience a strong additional plus.

Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) preferred. If not, must obtain COA or COT within 18 months of start date.

Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator

Role/Level/Range: ACRO/03/CD

Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35

Employee group: Full-time

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m.

Exempt Status: Non-Exempt

Location: East Baltimore-Woods 271

Department name: Ophthalmology

Personnel area: SOM

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.

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Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.