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UNIV - Research Nurse Coordinator - Department of Medicine: Division of Pulmonary

Company: MUSC Health University Hospital
Location: Charleston
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 543315
Entity: MUSC University
Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE - COM-Dept of Medicine
Sub Department: UNIV-2220800-Pulmonary
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Research Grant
Location: Charleston, SC
Categories: Nursing, Research
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 6: $43,030.00 - $61,323.00 - $79,616.00 (min - mid - max)

FLSA: Salaried

Job Summary: Position is for a Research Nurse Coordinator for the following programs: Pulmonary & Critical Care Clinical Research, COVID-19 Research, and Research in Advanced Therapies in Gastroenterology. Responsible for adhering to study guidelines, coordinating study visits, ensuring participants meet stringent clinical inclusion guidelines. Coordinates and manages clinical trials and subjects in various protocols. Collaborates with the research team and investigators. Clinical trial experience is not needed as training will be provided.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 6: $41,778.00 - $59,538.50 - $77,299.00 (min - mid - max

Job Duties:

  • 30% - Performing technical and clinical requirements of study protocols, i.e., venipuncture, specimen processing, vital signs, sweat testing, electrocardiograms, sputum induction, IV infusions, IV pump operations, Holter monitoring, 6MWT, COVID swabs, pulmonary function testing, urine/serum pregnancy testing, throat swabs, injections (IM or SQ) or any procedure necessary for the protocol. Records appropriate clinical and laboratory data on forms provided by the program, federal government, and/or sponsors. - (Essential)
  • 30% - Responsible for communicating study participant progress and safety issues with investigators and care team members as applicable. For inpatient clinical trials, works with the unit staff and care team to enroll and monitor the subjects progress. Monitoring for possible complications with the administration of study drugs with an emphasis on injections or intravenous infusions. - (Essential)
  • 20% - Serves as clinical research nurse coordinator who pre-screens study subjects, obtains informed consent, and enrolls into the clinical trials. Works with subjects, caregivers, and other care team members regarding participation in the trial. Provides subject education regarding investigational product and procedures, including dosing. - (Essential)
  • 15% - Coordinate proper data management according to protocol requirements and compliance, i.e. collect and record all data pertaining to study patients on specific study and submit on time to research bases. Provide database support (design, implement, update and review for integrity). - (Essential)
  • 5% - Other duties as assigned by the program leadership. - (Essential)

    Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing. Some positions require certification in Basic Life Support.

    Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 50 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 50 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift and carry patients weighing up to 350 lbs., assisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 350 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. Must be ambidextrous. Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually.

    The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

    Opening date: 07 Jul 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close:

Keywords: MUSC Health University Hospital, Charleston , UNIV - Research Nurse Coordinator - Department of Medicine: Division of Pulmonary, Healthcare , Charleston, South Carolina

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