The University of Maryland, Baltimore is currently seeking a Research Nurse for Department of Neurology, Movement Disorders Division. Under general supervision of the principal investigator, the selected candidate plans and carries out key elements of a clinical research project. Is responsible for timely completion of deliverables to meet the needs of the study sponsor, principal investigator and department administration. Experience with Movement Disorders disease research is a plus.
**This is a FULL-TIME, CONTRACTUAL position**
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 10 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.
Determines recruitment strategy, project timeline and work plan to accomplish project (or program) deliverables.
Consults with principal investigator and study monitor to clarify techniques and negotiate deliverables. Apprises them of project status.
Oversees interaction with study participants, ensuring informed consent and compliance with protocol; monitoring subject symptoms; managing continuity of care.
May be responsible for key study elements like selecting a tumor that will be followed in the trial.
May coordinate grant applications, literature reviews or perform other research support activities.
Must be currently licensed with the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Nurses as a Registered Nurse under Maryland State Law.
EXPERIENCE: One year experience as a Registered Nurse.
May require training related to occupational safety and health, environmental compliance, shipping of hazardous materials and/or ionizing radiation.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of the Maryland Nurse Practice Act for Registered Nurses. Thorough knowledge of the principles of aseptic technique and infection control including blood and body fluid precautions. Ability to perform extensive standing and walking. Thorough knowledge, skill, and ability to perform various medical and nursing procedures and to operate medical equipment. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to gather and interpret quantitative and qualitative data. Ability to operate computers and other office equipment. Skill and ability to interact with the public, health care providers, agencies, and facilities. Thorough knowledge of and compliance with confidentiality of records and communications regarding clients.
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are not eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
Salary Range: $53,414 - $64,000
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employee ClassEmployee Class :Non-Exempt Contingent IIExempt Regular
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