University of Maryland Medical Center - Midtown Campus has had a long history of working to keep our community healthy. Located in Baltimore’s cultural center near the historic Mount Vernon neighborhood, UMMC Midtown Campus is a 200-bed non-profit, community teaching hospital, and part of the University of Maryland Medical System. UMMC Midtown Campus was named a 2014-2015 Best Regional Hospital in Baltimore by U.S. News & World Report.
UMMC Midtown is seeking a Research Administrative Coordinator:
The Research Administrative Coordinator in the Department of Surgery primarily provides assistance and administrative coordination for the Signatory Official for Research at UMMC Midtown Campus and the UMMC Midtown Campus Clinical Research Committee. The coordinator must be able to function with minimal supervision, setting priorities based on hospital regulatory requirements, research committee deadlines, and physician schedules. The position regularly handles matters of a highly confidential or sensitive nature that requires exercising proper discretion.
Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
Serves as the principal contact and coordinator for the UMMC Midtown Campus Research Committee.
Updates Research Committee policies. Gathers, reviews and assesses the completeness of applications to conduct clinical research at UMM Midtown Campus.
Prepares and distributes materials for review by the Research Committee at its monthly meetings. Notifies appropriate parties of any changes in scheduling.
Prepares committee meeting minutes.
Organizes and updates database of clinical research projects at UMMC Midtown Campus.
Handles all correspondence of the Research Committee with research teams and faculty investigators.
Files and maintains documents to meet regulatory requirements of the UMMC Midtown Campus Federal-wide Assurance (FWA) with the Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) of the US government
Acts as a liaison with the University of Maryland Baltimore Institutional Review Board (IRB) , other IBS and UMMS Research compliance program, and under the direction of the Department Chief.
Prepares and submits timely and accurate departmental reports to meet various hospital regulatory requirements.
Provides administrative support to special projects.
Performs other duties as assigned.
What You Need to Be Successful:
III. Education and Experience
1. Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business or other related field from an accredited university.
2. Minimum two years of experience in administrative office support is required.
3. Preferred experience in an academic or research setting.