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Work Hours/Shift: Full Time; 6:45am- 7:15pm M-F (Schedule will vary based on study)
You Will Be Responsible For:
The Clinical Research Nurse â“ RN/Associate is a team member in the conduct of Phase I-IV industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials in accordance with trial protocols, FDA Regulations, and ICH/GCP Guidelines. As a member of the research team, meets study-specific goals and timelines. Performs and assists with clinical tasks related to study-specific tests, procedures, and treatments within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and effectively with subjects, investigators, Project Managers (PMâ™s), Clinical Research Coordinators (CRCâ™s), Research Nurse â“ LPNs and other TRI staff to serve as a participant advocate by reporting any participant needs, concerns, abnormalities, or adverse events to the Investigators and CRCâ™s. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists with conducting clinical research trials in accordance with trial protocols, state and federal regulations, and ICH/GCP guidelines by actively escorting volunteers through study visits; performing clinical tasks and collecting associated data; and communicating information/results to the CRC and/or investigator(s).
Delivers safe care with regard for the dignity and respect of all participants. Maintains adequate skill in clinical competencies including, but not limited to phlebotomy and IV insertion. Practices the principles of Universal Precautions. Understands and abides by HIPAA Regulations.
Maintains neat, organized, accurate, and up-to-date source document records for all participants. Completes Case Report Forms (CRF) as applicable in a timely manner. Ensures that all data collection meets protocol specifications and requirements.
Communicates appropriately and effectively with TRI investigators, scientists, PMâ™s, CRCâ™s, and staff as well as research participants. Serves as a participant advocate by reporting any participant needs, concerns, abnormalities, or adverse events to the Investigator or CRC.
Maintains a clean, prepared clinical space. Performs set-up and turnover procedures in all clinical areas, per TRI SOPâ™s, in a timely manner.
Utilizes resources in a cost-effective manner. Maintains organized, stocked clinical areas. Communicates material needs to CRC.
Participates in internal and/or external training programs, staying current and compliant on knowledge and skills applicable to assigned duties. Completes Employee Assessment Form and proactively plans for career development.
Oversees the intravenous infusions of insulin and/or glucose in the conduct of the glucose clamp procedure, as well as the administration of any IV Push medications for other procedures.
Manages/oversees the dosing of Investigational Products given on the CRU during Phase I studies.
Escorts volunteers through study visits.
Escalates issues, when necessary, to the Clinical Operations Manager.
Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure smooth and efficient operations of the TRI. Communicates the need for new work and automatically looks for additional duties as workload permits.
What you will need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Â· Ability to perform clinical tasks such as phlebotomy, peripheral IV line insertion, and assisting physicians and providers with procedures
Â· Ability to handle multiple tasks, simultaneously, in an organized and timely manner
Â· Ability to work independently and as a team under the direction of the Investigator, PM, and Clinical Operations Manager
Â· Critical-thinking skills
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Â· Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint; use of internet and other research tools
Â· Knowledge of clinical/translational research and research regulatory environment
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate of a school of nursing
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Experience in the clinical/translational research environment
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Â· Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse
Â· Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
Â· Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification
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