University of Maryland Baltimore is currently seeking a Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator to join the Department of Transplant Surgery in the School of Medicine. The selected candidate leads the patient care activities of a cardiac surgery intensive care unit for the care of non-human primates in a cardiac research model. Responsible for overseeing research projects, and ensuring that nurses are aware of study protocols. In a clinic setting, is responsible for day to day scheduling and coordinating clinical nurses in the post-operative care of our non-human primates.
The position includes both a clinical role which will require on average four 12-hour and four 8-hour bedside shifts per month and a coordinator role.
**This is a PART-TIME (20 hours per week), CONTRACTUAL position**
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes vacation days, personal days and holidays, sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.
Supervises, trains, assigns work to, and evaluates ICU nurses.
Responsible for overseeing the direct patient care in a cardiac surgery intensive care unit for the care of non-human primates in a cardiac research model.
Coordinates the schedules of the OR and ICU nurses to ensure adequate staffing levels.
Trains nurses in new procedures and/or changes in study protocol.
Cover shifts during the weekend that requires injecting drugs to study animals.
Recruit nurses or other staff as needed.
Attending all relevant meetings with veterinary and surgical services - Arranging and scheduling above meetings when necessary
Participates in grant and report writing as needed
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in Nursing
Experience: Five (5) years of experience as a registered nurse including one (1) year of clinical research experience. Prior experience working in a cardiac surgery intensive care unit is preferred. Subject specialty necessary.
Supervisory: Experience in patient care or project management.
Other: May require training related to occupational safety and health, and environmental compliance
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Comfortable working with non-human primates (prior experience useful but not required)
Excellent teamwork and leadership skills
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E2301F
Employee Class Exempt Contingent II
Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Surgery
Job Posting: Jul 8, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 127421
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.