Study Physician

Requisition Number:

0

Description:

Johns Hopkins is seeking a Licensed Physician to work with its Infectious Disease Team.  The Center for American Indian Health is located within the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland and has a mission to work in partnership with Native American tribes to raise the health status and self-sufficiency of Native American people to the highest possible level.This mission is accomplished through three core activities: research, service, and training. 

The infectious disease team at the Center for American Indian Health works with Native American communities to conduct research aimed at reducing the burden of infectious disease. Projects include disease surveillance, clinical trials, and evaluations of the impact of interventions. Study activities vary and are specific to the approved protocols at the worksite.  Study sites are located in the southwest United States on the Navajo and White Mountain Tribal lands.  The successful candidate for this position will be part of a team of study clinicians based at different study sites (Chinle, AZ, Gallup, NM and Shiprock, NM) and will report directly to the Director of Infectious Diseases.

Brief summary of duties and qualifications:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and guidance to the site research team
  • Train other members of the site research team on clinical procedures 
  • Review inclusion/exclusion criteria for study participants based on protocol guidelines
  • Conduct chart reviews of study participants
  • Assess serious adverse events and adverse events in study subjects for severity and relatedness to study drug (according to protocol definitions), and complete the corresponding forms in the electronic study database
  • Conduct exams for study subjects to evaluate adverse events, as needed
  • Liaise with Indian Health Service providers to update them on study progress and new research protocols
  • Contribute to development of new research protocols, standard operating procedures and data collection forms for studies
  • Opportunities to participate in data analysis and manuscript development are available

Requirements

  • Current Medical License
  • Willingness to work in a diverse cultural setting in a rural area of New Mexico

Preferences

  • Computer literacy/ familiarity with electronic health records
  • Familiarity with the conduct of Clinical Trials according to Good Clinical Practice standards

Additional Requirements and Position Information

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Willing to travel to other study sites which may require overnight stay
  • The successful candidate for this position may have the opportunity to pursue research interests that are consistent with the overall Center mission

Contact Information

Contact: Katie Trosclair
Email:  ktroscl1@jhu.edu