The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) School of Medicine, Department of Pathology is currently recruiting for Research Study Coordinators . Under direct supervision, serves as the primary technical support to a clinical drug trial or other research study. This position requires a medical background at the para-professional level.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that starts with 11 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
In the Fall of 2021, UMB will require all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be process through Human Resources.
Identify potential candidates for enrollment in the project and determine eligibility.
Contact eligible candidates by letter and/or telephone to seek willingness to participate.
Arrange meeting location, date, and time.
Meet candidate, obtain written consent to participate, conduct questionnaire-based interview and record patient responses electronically.
Obtain blood and urine specimens.
On completion of the above, upload questionnaire into secure data base.
Complete required training.
Transport biologic specimens to laboratory.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED required.
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree.
EXPERIENCE: Four years (4) directly related experience in a medical/research setting.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Working knowledge of Microsoft platform. Phlebotomy training or willingness to undergo training. Willingness to use personal transportation to client location, interview, and collect biologic specimens.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: General knowledge of patient care, treatment, planning, and assessment. General knowledge of the principles of aseptic technique and infection control including blood and body fluid precautions. Ability to perform extensive standing and walking. General knowledge of skill and ability to perform various medical and nursing procedures and to operate medical equipment. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to operate computers and other office equipment. General knowledge of and compliance with confidentiality of records and communications regarding clients. Ability to wear and work in personal protective equipment.
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
Salary Range: $40,000 - $44,000
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at HRJobs@umaryland.edu .
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request . You may also contact HRDiversity@umaryland.edu . Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff - n10rcu
Employee Class : Non-Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Pathology
Job Posting: Jul 21, 2021
Unposting Date: Aug 5, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 172881
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.