Nurse Clinician

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Health & Medical Services

Job Description


Nurse Clinician

Job ID: 245030
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Augusta University - Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912Our Summerville Campus: 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information
The Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG's expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs. Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America's children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.

Job Summary
Job Posting Refresh The position will provide clinical expertise to enhance and facilitate research activities in the DOM research unit.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support research initiatives and be responsible for reviewing charts and screening patients for potential study participation.
  • Scheduling patient visits, laboratory tests, and procedures; conducting study procedures including blood draws and preparation of specimens for shipment and testing; reading laboratory results; assessing patients general health; conducting physical examinations; maintaining accurate records of reportable adverse events and associated signs/symptoms and schedule any required follow-up procedures for resolution of adverse events.
  • Ensuring compliance with institutional, local, state, federal, and sponsor regulations; completing all reports; preparing case report forms and regulatory documents.
  • Perform all other job-related duties/tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university, active licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia, and a minimum of three years of clinical experience in a specialized area. Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification OR Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university, licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia, and a minimum of six years of clinical experience in a specialized area. Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification.

Preferred Qualifications
Current GA nursing license
Current BLS and ACLS certification at time of hire
Completion of CITI Program (learner group 1 FDA regulated research)
Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) or eligibility to take certification exam
Additional years' of nursing experience, specifically in a hospital setting
Pediatric nursing experience and clinical research experience highly desirable
Ability to communicate/educate a diverse patient population using a variety of mediums and methods

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Must be self-motivated
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Detail-oriented with strong prioritization, organizational, typing and multi-tasking skills
Knowledge of good clinical practices and IRB requirements; basic clinical skills; patient evaluation procedures; medical terminology
Ability to maintain confidentiality; interpret lab tests/x-rays; exercise sound judgment and make responsible decisions; work independently; and work flexible hours to include, early mornings, after hours, nights and weekends, and on-call two weeks per month

Shift: Rotating (work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level position) Pay Grade: 21 Salary: Min $60,058 - $75,000 Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position
Recruitment Period: Until Filled Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University. The primary work location for this position is within the Augusta University Medical Center or other Augusta University Health System Clinic Space and is subject to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidelines. The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or an approved exemption. Your application to this position confirms you are aware of this requirement and agree to provide proof of either COVID vaccination or our organization's approval of a medical or religious exemption. All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
Consider applying with us today! University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the universitySelect University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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