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UNIV- Program Assistant - Psychiatry: Addiction Sciences Division

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Entity: MUSC University
Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE - COM-Psychiatry
Sub Department: UNIV-2262600-Addiction Sciences Division
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Research Grant
Location: Charleston, SC-Main Campus
Categories: ADMINISTRATIVE & NON-CLINICAL PROFESSIONALS
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 4: $27,527.00 - $39,228.00 - $50,930.00 (min - mid - max)

Job Duties:
10Collection and testing of biological samples (urine, blood, saliva, breathalyzer).Essential
10Initiate and maintain accurate and comprehensive documentation as required by FDA, Institutional Review Board, study sponsors, and Good Clinical Practice Guidelines in connection with research trials.Essential
2Travel around the Charleston area may be required for research participant recruitment activities.Essential
20Enter data into a computerized database and manage ongoing organization of patient data files.Essential
20Perform diagnostic interviews consisting of structured clinical interviews and other related instruments. Document participant assessment data in research records.Essential
25The Program Assistant will coordinate and manage tracking of all research participants, which includes recruitment, screening, and scheduling of research participants. Manage scheduling of medical personnel for research study visits when necessary. Participate in weekly research team meetings.Essential
3Maintain research supplies, and monitor and arrange for periodic calibration of laboratory equipment.Essential
5Conduct study visits after regular work hours (evenings, weekends, lesser holidays) when necessary to accommodate participants’ schedules for visit completion and/or recruitment activities.Essential
5Scrutinize on an ongoing basis the effectiveness of study procedures and suggest changes in procedures when indicated.Essential


Job summary: The candidate will work on a research study that focuses on evaluating treatments for youth Alcohol Use Disorder. The candidate will assist the Principal Investigator in the recruitment of research participants, the collection of psychological research data, data entry, and organizational tasks. The candidate will be directly involved in the collection of questionnaire, interview, laboratory and other research data related to ongoing and future research studies. After-hours work may be occasionally required. Travel around the local Charleston area may also be required.


Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 4: $27,527.00 - $39,228.00 - $50,930.00 (min - mid - max)


FLSA: Hourly


Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A high school diploma and two years relevant program experience. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for the required program experience.


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. (Continuous) 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 lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, 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 hear and/or understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent) Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)

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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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.