Clinical Research Nurse-Physician Netowrk

Full Time
AM Shift

Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center anchors an expansive health care network that includes nearly 600 physicians and advanced practice providers at nearly 80 locations across the Midlands of South Carolina, making it the region’s third largest employer. From general medicine and orthopaedics to oncology, cardiology and neurosurgery, these dedicated professionals combine the highest quality care with advanced medicine and state-of-the-art technology to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes.

Job Summary

The Clinical Research Nurse is responsible for conducting clinical trials using good clinical practice under the auspices of the Principal Investigator (PI). This role is responsible for organizing the collection of data, documentation and record keeping activities pertaining to clinical research studies on behalf of a designated Lexington Medical Center Physician Network Practice. The coordinator  promotes good clinical practices in the conduct of clinical investigations by possessing an in-depth knowledge of FDA regulations, human subject protection, thus, assuring compliance with protocol and regulatory requirements. The coordinator assists with coordination of the study - related activities of the investigator and all subjects.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Graduated from accredited nursing program
Minimum Years of Experience: 2 Years of nursing or other clinical experience
Substitutable Education & Experience: None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: Current South Carolina license as a Registered Nurse
Required Training: None. 

Preferred Requirement: Clinical Research


Essential Functions

  • Oversee all clinical operations related to conduct of the clinical trial (i.e. informed consent, procedure, visit coordination, supply accountability).
  • Seeks out potential clinical trial opportunities
  • Organizes study team to ensure all clinical areas are represented.
  • Works with study team to ensure trial preparedness.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for subject recruitment, patient care, adverse event reporting, preparing the case report form (CRF), submitting CRFs and other data to the Sponsor as necessary and study close-out.
  • Develops and maintains collection, reporting and tracking tools.
  • Assists with preparation of Institutional Review Board submission and other regulatory requirements as needed.
  • Clear on-going communication with patients, physician investigators, sponsors and other key players throughout the clinical trial process.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina