Temporary Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 13 Feb 2023

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department Medicine - Cardiology - 411405
Career Area Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)
Posting Open Date 02/06/2023
Application Deadline 02/13/2023
Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Temporary Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Position Number 20053402
Vacancy ID S020888
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule
Hybrid Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm, Evening work occasionally. 
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $31.00 - $33.00/per hour
Proposed Start Date 02/13/2023
Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months not to exceed 11 months

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. 
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
Position Summary
The Temporary Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator will provide direct, individualized care to adult participants who are participating in research protocols (phlebotomy and IV insertion, preparing and administering investigational medications, monitoring and observation, performing ECG’s, collecting and processing specimens, performing other data collection. In addition the nurse will provide direction and health teaching where applicable in relation to study protocol activities, reporting and recording care rendered, and reporting the participant’s response to that care, etc.).
Care requirements will be determined by the scope of study participation, the clinical condition of the participant, and the requirements and clinical effects of research procedures.
Engaging professionally with study teams and Principal Investigator hospital staff to ensure efficient conduct of clinical research projects. Duties will focus on conduct of study visits and collection of data per study protocol, performance of study procedures, completion of case report forms and data entry, and maintaining study logs and records. The majority of the work will be specific nursing activities.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina and two years of experience in the area of specialization.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
- Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to interact with a variety of people in a professional, effective, diplomatic manner, with excellent communication skills and a focus on customer service.
- Ability to work independently, as well as function as part of a team.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.
- Must possess a working knowledge of professional nursing care practices and principles.
- Graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing and current licensure as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing with no restrictions or pending actions.
- Current Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (or able to obtain within 4 weeks of hire
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with a minimum of 6 months of direct clinical nursing experience.
-Possess a variety of healthcare experience with an emphasis on medical nursing. Experience with In-patient nursing care preferred. 
-Experience working at UNC Hospitals in the In-patient clinical setting. 
 Observational Unit experience at UNC Hospitals strongly preferred. 
-Experience with Epic (UNC Health’s electronic medical record).
-Proficiency in intravenous access and/or phlebotomy preferred, with recent experience (in the past 18 months)
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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