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Washington University of St. Louis RN Research Nurse Coordinator II - Neurology / Movement Disorders - 50443 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Neurology. The position is located at the East Building. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

POSITION SUMMARY:

Coordinate the care of patients and clinical research studies in the Movement Disorders Center, Department of Neurology.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Recruitment of study participants for longitudinal Parkinson disease studies and other movement disorder studies
  2. Assessing potential participants for eligibility criteria
  3. Recruiting/Scheduling/Consenting all participants and maintain contacts with participants for retention
  4. Coordinate research activities for PET and behavioral studies
  5. Place and manage iv lines for PET scans; manage arterial lines
  6. Document all research activities
  7. Assist with lumbar punctures
  8. Perform clinical assessments & clinical dementia ratings (CDR)
  9. Perform motor ratings/gait analysis
  10. Administer radiopharmaceuticals
  11. Follow up visit coordination including CDR evaluations by phone and interim histories
  12. Follow up with families of expired participants to obtain interim histories and CDR
  13. Coordinating other clinical studies as needed
  14. Perform clinical evaluations, including the use of clinical rating scales
  15. Handling research medications
  16. Collecting and handling laboratory tests
  17. Preparing and maintaining research study related documents (IRB forms, protocols, study budget and contracts)
  18. Maintaining regulatory protocols
  19. Handling all Radioactive Drug Research Committee (RDRC) protocols and reporting
  20. Handling all Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) protocols and reporting
  21. Handling all Federal Drug Enforcement (FDA) protocols and reporting
  22. Maintaining PETDAT information for documenting radiopharmaceutical administration
  23. Assist and manage regulatory information for all RDRC protocols under Dr. Perlmutter’s authorized user authority

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program with two years of related nursing or research experience.
  • Current state of Illinois and/or Missouri LPN or RN licensure as applicable by state of work location, in accordance with Compact Act; Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Clinical research certification.
  • Two years experience in an academic research setting.
  • Working knowledge of computer programs and systems.
  • Good communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $53,706 - $96,678 annually.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Benefits

This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7.

EOE Statement

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.

Job Title: RN Research Nurse Coordinator II - Neurology / Movement Disorders - 50443

Job ID: 50443

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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