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Research Coordinator – Registered Nurse

November 2, 2018

Cottage Health seeks experienced Research Coordinator RN to oversee study management, including the distribution and/or administration of study medication and collection of laboratory data. Works closely with a variety of hospital and study personnel, as well as study participants and their families.


MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

·        Acts as a liaison between the Principal Investigator (PI), Institutional Review Board (IRB), other hospital departments, and study participants for study management.  Provides study information to physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and lab personnel.  Arranges in-service trainings as appropriate. Responsible for implementation, data management, and follow-up of clinical trials to assure data accuracy, study participant safety, confidentiality, protocol compliance, and regulatory compliance as required by the clinical trial protocol and the study sponsor.

·       Assists physicians in identifying eligible patients and in the informed consent process. Depending on study, may perform informed consent process. Coordinates all research activities of study participants, identifies lab work necessary for each study, and oversees study drug administration. Monitors and reports adverse events according to IRB and protocol guidelines.  Depending on study, may implement a system for obtaining, labeling, processing and shipping specimens through the lab and hospital units.

·       Submits required documentation to IRB including opening/closing of studies, informed consent documents, and amendments and renewals of study protocols.   Assists Principal Investigator in identifying potential sponsors/studies.

·       Responsible for study drug/device accountability, including ordering study drugs/devices, distribution and/or administration of study drugs/devices, and when appropriate, maintaining study drug/device accountability records and returning unused study drug/device to sponsor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·       Bachelor's degree in nursing, biomedical or healthcare related field or Bachelor's Degree in unrelated field with relevant research experience.

·        Active California RN license required; Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP), Certified Research Coordinator (CRC), or Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) preferred.

·        Excellent communication and writing skills.  General office equipment and computer skills, including MS Office.

·        Familiarity with HIPAA regulations and regulations governing human subjects in research.  Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the IRB process.  Working knowledge of scientific and medical concepts and terminology, and strong familiarity with biomedical research protocols.

We offer competitive salaries and a very comprehensive benefits package, which includes pension plan and tax savings accounts. Relocation and rental assistance available.  Please apply online at www.cottagehealth.org

EOE

Clinical Research Nurse

November 2, 2018

Coordinates and executes rheumatology research projects.

Performs nursing duties in a rheumatology research clinic setting including research and data management, patient care, sample collection and processing, and medication administration.

Tasks require a high level of organizational skills and the ability to ask the right questions to determine proper course of action while following established standards and research protocols.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited practical nursing program; Certification and registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Oklahoma; One year of relevant experience. Valid Oklahoma Nursing License required.  

Minimum Degree Required: Associates Degree  

Work Hours:  Typically Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5pm; No on-call hours

Preferred Qualifications:  Clinical research experience and research certification, CCRC or CCRP Rheumatology or other autoimmune experience strongly preferred  

Physical Demands: Regularly required to stand, walk, talk, listen, use manual dexterity, and reach with arms and hands. Occasionally required to sit, stoop, or kneel and lift or move up to 10 pounds. Vision requirements include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Occasionally exposed to viruses from participants/patients. The noise level is usually moderate.  

Application Type Accepted: General Application  

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae  

Optional Applicant Documents: Cover Letter

Quicklink for Posting:  http://apptrkr.com/1328242  

International Association for Clinical Research Nurses

9 Newport Drive, Suite 200
Forest Hill, MD 21050, USA
443-640-1041 (Phone)
443-640-1031 (Fax)
iacrn@iacrn.org


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