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UNIV - Research Program Coordinator I - Psychiatry: Women's Reproductive Behavioral Health

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2023
  • R-0000017455
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Laboratory
  • Clinical & Research Support Services
  • Full Time

Job Description Summary

The candidate will provide technical and professional research services in the Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health division in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC. This position is for a candidate who is capable of performing a full range of professional duties in their assigned research program area. The applicant will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day aspects of research studies among pregnant and postpartum women with mental health and/or substance use disorders (SUD). The applicant will be responsible for aspects of the studies, including subject recruitment, study retention, data collection and management, data quality control, and assuring regulatory compliance.


Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type​

Research Grant

Cost Center

CC001043 COM PSYCH Brain & Women's Health CC

Pay Rate Type


Pay Grade


Pay Range

$37,860 - $53,957 - $70,054

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Work Shift

Day (United States of America)

Job Description

FLSA: Hourly

Work Schedule: M-F, 8:30AM - 5:00PM

Job Duties:

  • 30% - Implement and manage the day to day operations of research studies, including coordination of research activities according to the research protocol.
  • 20% - Evaluate participants for entry into research study. Conduct screening and recruitment of research participants. Obtain informed consent.
  • 10% - Develop and implement strategies to increase research participation, retention and follow-up.
  • 10% - Manage data collection and entry functions. Assist with data quality assurance monitoring.
  • 10% - Ensure adherence to federal regulations, IRB standards and protocol requirements.
  • 10% - Develop standard operating procedures for studies, assist with IRB submissions, and maintain study regulatory files. Maintain proper documentation and record keeping.
  • 5% - Responsible for problem solving issues that arise during study procedures and to participate in trouble shooting and developing alternative approaches with the study team.
  • 5% - Maintain and update supplies needed for study.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: A bachelor's degree and one year relevant program experience.

Preferred Training and Experience: Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures relevant to the conduct of clinical research is desirable. Ability to collect, organize and analyze information in a clear and concise manner. Applicant must have good organization and communication skills, as well as motivation, commitment and reliability. Applicant must have ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, other health care professionals and community partners.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

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. (Frequent)
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 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 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (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 perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)

Additional Job Description

Minimum Requirements: A bachelor's degree and one year of relevant program experience.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

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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