UNIV - Lead Clinical Research Coordinator II - Department of Medicine: Division of Pulmonary

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 2/16/2023

Job Description Summary

This position will serve as Lead Clinical Research Coordinator providing support to the following programs: Pulmonary & Critical Care Clinical Research, COVID-19 Research, and Research in Advanced Therapies in Gastroenterology. The lead will be primarily focused in one disease area. Will be responsible for acting as disease expert.


Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

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Research Grant

Cost Center

CC000974 COM DOM PULM General CC

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Scheduled Weekly Hours


Work Shift

Day (United States of America)

Job Description

Job Duties:

30% - Provide coordination for the disease assigned. Screens participants independently and carries them thru the trial. Completes procedures such as, spirometry, ECG, 6MWT, and others. Maintains and organizes all study related documents. Maintains and updates IP accountability logs. Coordinate and work with ancillary departments as needed for projects. Updates all associated study logs and databases.

25% - Provides oversight as lead of a specific disease portfolio. Works with Principal Investigators and Program Leadership to ensure that disease portfolio is meeting goals. Tracks projects to ensure timelines are met. Troubleshoots any hurdles that come up. Develops research-based workflows for projects within the clinics for assigned disease. Onboards new projects to the disease portfolio by working with Program Leadership on start-up activities. Runs portfolio team meetings with staff assigned to the area. Identifies staffing needs for the disease portfolio.

20% - Participates in and cooperates with external and internal audits and responsible for assisting in resolving issues as related to the portfolio. Assists with completing study enrollment and visits during periods of high enrollment and as needed as the Program changes.

10% - Supervise and mentor junior clinical research staff. Provides disease specific training to junior staff and orients them to workflows for the disease portfolio. Trains and acts as resource on job related tasks and research best practices. Works alongside the Program Leadership to ensure junior staff are conducting trials within guidance.

10% - Collaborates with the recruitment specialist for the program to identify all potentially eligible subjects for the disease portfolio. Develops recruitment strategies and tools as well as identifies barriers to recruitment. Creates a recruitment plan in compliance with federal regulations and institutional policies. Prepares materials to report research progress back to Program leadership and the PI. Organizes and coordinates community outreach programs and patient support groups as needed. Participates in external community and patient programs as requested to advertise research. Will serve as back-up to other staff as needed in the Program.

5% - Other duties as assigned by the program leadership.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A bachelor's degree and two years relevant program experience.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)

Additional Job Description

A bachelor's degree and two years relevant program experience.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

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.

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Employment Type
Full time
Healthcare & Public Health | Research and Development

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