Research Nurse Specialist - Trauma Department - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Medical Center

Full Time



About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a fully accredited, 900+ bed regional referral facility encompassing a Level-1 Trauma Center and extensive inpatient and outpatient services including intensive and intermediate care, pediatrics, bariatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, surgery, pain management and psychiatry.

In July 2013, Vidant Medical Center received Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Magnet® recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and professional practice. Vidant Medical Center provides vacation and sick leave and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life and disability insurance and a 401(k) retirement plan. Benefits begin first day of employment.

We are located in Greenville, NC which is located in the heart of North Carolina’s coastal plain, just a short drive from the famous Outer Banks beaches, the attractions in the Triangle area (Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill), and the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Greenville is home to East Carolina University, an integral part of North Carolina’s excellent university system. With a population of 84,000, Greenville offers the best of urban amenities and a friendly environment.



  • Assists faculty in achieving its research mission and goals.
  • Develops and refines areas of research focus for the nursing unit/division.
  • Develops and implements department policies and procedures to ensure that the conduct and review of clinical research is in compliance with federal regulations.
  • Provides guidance to faculty, fellows, residents, medical students and other staff on the preparation, conduct and compliance documentation necessary for institutional, individual and research subject protections in clinical research.
  • Drafts research reports/abstracts in collaboration with clinical faculty.
  • Plans, develops, and implements strategies for generating resources and/or revenues for the departments.
  • Serves as the Center's coordinator for clinical trials working in collaboration with the Director, other faculty and staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • BSN in Nursing required.
  • NC Nursing License required.
  • Research methodology courses required along with a background in data analysis.
  • More than 4 years previous job experiences in the management of patients.
  • Experience publishing/presenting papers; experience with clinical trials.
  • Master's degree may be substituted with BSN degree with additional 4 years nursing experience or previous nursing research role.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.


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