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Medical University of South Carolina UNIV - Temp Registered Nurse II - South Carolina Clinical and Translation Research in Charleston, South Carolina

FLSA: Hourly

Job Summary: Serve as a Research Nurse providing a wide range of technical, clinical and professional services within the SCTR Nexus Clinical Research Unit and satellite locations.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 7: $49,594.00 - $70,674.00 - $91,755.00 (min - mid - max)

Job Duties:

  • 25% - Manages comprehensive nursing care for patients within areas of responsibility whose needs rapidly change and range from uncomplicated to complex. Documents appropriately, research or standard of care. - (Essential)

  • 20% - Organizes, prioritizes, and directs the day to day patient care activities of areas of responsibility utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach and the nursing process; evaluates the effectiveness of nursing care actions. - (Essential)

  • 20% - Provide service in a timely manner that demonstrates respect and dignity. Responds to the needs of investigators and coordinators and makes needed changes that assure quality care of research subjects in accordance with research protocols. Flexible and adaptable. - (Essential)

  • 15% - Utilizes available research tools (SPARC, CWF, eIRB) to review , interpret, analyze and understand research studies performed in the Research Nexus and throughout the Medical University including, but not limited to, carrying out orders, developing flow sheets, and implementing study procedures. Educating other staff members on the implementation of the study based on the research protocol. - (Essential)

  • 15% - Assumes responsibility for professional development of self and staff. - (Essential)

  • 5% - Assume other duties determined to be relevant by the supervisor. - (Essential)

Preferred Experience & Additional Skills: Pediatric Experience Preferred.

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