Project Manager - School of Nursing

  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Maywood, IL, USA
  • May 08, 2023
Full time Health Care Management

Job Description

The Project Manager will support the work of clinical research project entitled the Impact of a Race-Based Stress Reduction Intervention on Well-Being, Inflammation, and DNA methylation in Older African American Women at Risk for Cardiometabolic Disease.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate study participant tracking system and manage all study records
  • Recruit, screen, and enroll research participants
  • Conduct the informed consent discussion with the participant and obtain informed consent.
  • Perform procedures as directed by the research protocol.
  • As needed, make home visits
  • Collect data such as blood pressure measurement and ensure safe transfer of specimens to the laboratory
  • Maintain research procedure schedules for study.
  • Complete data entry into research database.
  • Manage research participant payments.
  • Assist with management of study budget
  • Order study supplies and track supplies as needed
  • Effectively communicate with health care professionals
  • Prepare, organize, and update relevant study materials and data records
  • Participate in research study team meetings as required
  • Other duties, as assigned
Special Instructions:

Applicants are asked to submit (1) a cover letter describing interest in and qualifications for the position, (2) resume, (3) the names and contact information of three individuals prepared to provide professional references (references will be contacted for finalists only), and (4) an Inclusive Excellence statement addressing past efforts and future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.
The Inclusive Excellence statement should address the following:
• Understanding of barriers: Describe your understanding of the barriers that exist for historically under-represented groups (URGs) in nursing. URGs include under-represented ethnic or racial minorities; men; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer individuals; people with disabilities; and undocumented immigrants.
• Past activities: Discuss past activities contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion. Examples may include teaching/curriculum, mentoring/advising/tutoring; outreach efforts; committees, task forces, and boards; scholarship and/or research, and other initiatives.
• Future plans: Describe how you plan to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the MNSON including activities you would pursue and how they would fit into your Project Manager role.
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
Bachelor’s degree in related field and five years of related experience or terminal degree as defined by department.
-Bachelor’s Degree OR equivalent clinical training experience or education
-Previous healthcare or healthcare-related experience, preferred
-1-2 years of previous research assistant experience, required
-Superb interpersonal skills and attention to detail are essential
Computer Skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Outlook, Excel, Word, SharePoint, Teams, etc.) and Zoom video conferencing technology.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Loyola requires all Health Sciences Campus Faculty and Staff to be vaccinated with the original COVID-19 and Flu vaccines when eligible. Anexemption for a qualified medical or religious reason may be submitted for review/approval.