UNIV - Clinical Research Coordinator I - Department of Public Health Sciences

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Entity: MUSC University
Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE - COM-Bio Stat/Info & Epidem
Sub Department: UNIV-2203000-Public Health Sciences
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Research Grant
Location: Charleston, SC-Main Campus
Categories: Clinical Trials, Research
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 5: $32,838.00 - $46,799.00 - $60,760.00 (min - mid - max)

Job Duties:
10Collaborate with members of the research team in developing and implementing strategies for effective management of studies.Essential
10Prepare regulatory documentation and participate in the reporting and communications for scientific and IRB review.Essential
15Assist in technology development planning and testing activities.Essential
15Conduct in-depth patient, caregiver, and health care provider interviews.Essential
15Manage patient screening, recruitment, and enrollment into studies.Essential
15Perform data collection, data entry and data management activities.Essential
15Perform literature reviews and assist with grant-writing and manuscript development tasks.Essential
5Perform chart abstractions from patient medical records.Essential

Job summary: A full-time Project Coordinator I is needed to work on a variety of research projects at the Hollings Cancer Center.  Study projects are in the area of cancer survivorship research with a focus on developing and testing interventions to improve quality of life and care experiences in cancer survivors and their family members. The Coordinator will work with researchers, clinicians, patients and families in the clinical setting.  

The Coordinator will oversee a project to develop and test a supportive care intervention for head and neck cancer survivors and their family caregivers. This project involves technology development (an App to provide mobile support for family caregivers) followed by a pilot study to evaluate the delivery of the intervention in the clinic setting.  The Coordinator will also join a new study team to evaluate the implementation of a serious illness care program to provide clinician training and systems change to improve communication with patients and families about care goals.

Please contact Dr. Katie Sterba at sterba@musc.edu for more information.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 5: $32,838.00 - $46,799.00 - $60,760.00 (min - mid - max)

FLSA: Hourly

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A bachelor's degree and one year relevant program experience.

Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities preferred: Candidates should be detail-oriented, personable, and have good problem-solving skills. Preference will be given to candidates with a master’s degree and/or research experience in health-related area. 

Physical Requirements: 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 20/20 vision, corrected. (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)

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