Washington University of St. Louis Neurology in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Neurology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


Position understands and implements all aspects of the Research Process including recruiting, patient follow-up, and patient retention. Also includes regulatory documentation and IRB submissions. Limited supervision of clinical research staff as needed. Knowledge of the ED and the process of Acute Trials.


  1. Works with coordinators and Principle Investigators to design, perform, and evaluate research procedures.
  2. Confer with supervisor(s) in developing plans for clinical research projects.
  3. Understands and ensures appropriate procedures, and implements them to the best of their knowledge.
  4. Coordinates and implements clinical research study/projects, data collection, and the data generated by clinical studies.
  5. Understands the regulatory process mandated by the Human Research Protection Office.
  6. Keeps up to date with new methods and procedures to maintain safety, regulatory, and study standards and improve quality.
  7. Capable of independently running and operating multiple trials.
  8. Provides support to the clinical research specialist with submission and compliance of IRB regulations.
  9. Assists with developing and maintaining the training program for new research staff.
  10. Limited supervision of clinical staff assigned to work on research projects as assigned by the Clinical Research Specialist.
  11. Assists with the development of schedules to ensure complete coverage for acute stroke trials. Provides flexibility within the work schedule to provide team coverage.
  12. Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with colleagues, clients, and sponsors.

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program with 2 years of related nursing or research experience.
  • Current Missouri RN licensure in accordance with the Compact Act; Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements.).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Problem-solving skills will be important.
  • Effective communication with all levels of personnel, including PI’s, CRO’s, and Industry contacts.
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in study protocol and clinical research.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $53,165 - $74,443 annually.

Pre-Employment Screening

Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.


  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • 22 vacation days

  • 8 Paid Holidays

  • Sick Time

  • Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children

  • Free Metro Link/ Bus pass

  • Free Life Insurance

  • Health, Dental, Vision

  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Flex Spending Plan

  • Other Benefits

Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)

Applicant Special Instructions

Clinical research/hospital environment with some exposure to body fluids collected for research purposes.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Research Nurse Coordinator lI - Neurology - 41481

Job ID: 41481

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular