Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics Rheumatology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The individual in this position will serve as the lead on research projects focused on Pediatric Immunology and Rheumatology diseases. They will be expected to coordinate and write study protocols, screen and enroll participants and their family members at this institution and in collaboration with other institutions, document study procedures and data, work collaboratively with a clinical and research team, and may supervise personnel assigned to work on the study.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides direct patient care, including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patients; documents, collects data, and assists physicians
Works with staff to identify, screen, and enroll study subjects; ensures lab and data are obtained according to established protocol
Trains and supervises staff assigned to work on the research project
Coordinates handling of specimens, collaboration with other institutions, administration of clinical trials, collection of source information, and case reporting. This may, occasionally, include directly processing patient samples in the laboratory
Prepares/submits event reports in adherence with study procedures, budget, and established guidelines
Assists research associates from sponsoring organization, providing study explanations and reports as necessary including IRB protocols
Organizes and inputs data into clinical databases at the institution and for collaborative studies, ensuring the accuracy of clinical information
Graduate of an accredited nursing program with 2 years of related nursing or research experience
Current Missouri RN licensure in accordance with the Compact Act;
Basic Life Support certification
Clinical research certification; 2 years in an academic research setting
Working knowledge of techniques and methodologies used in developing, coordinating, and managing clinical research projects with working knowledge of database management, spreadsheet, and statistical analysis software
The hiring range for this position is $53,164 - $74,443 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade S26.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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