UNIV - Research Nurse Coordinator - Department of Medicine: Division of Pulmonary
Company: MUSC Health University Hospital
Posted on: September 22, 2022
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)
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
- 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. -
- 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. -
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
Keywords: MUSC Health University Hospital, Charleston , UNIV - Research Nurse Coordinator - Department of Medicine: Division of Pulmonary, Healthcare , Charleston, South Carolina
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