Clinical Research Nurse


: $67,900.00 - $111,780.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Nursing

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JOB SUMMARY: Under the guidance and supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for assuring that the integrity and quality of the clinical research is maintained and conducted in accordance with Good Clinical Practice Guidelines, applicable federal, state and local regulations. The Clinical Research Coordinator implements recruitment procedures for potential participants, ensures compliance with protocols, overall research and clinical objectives as well as maintains accurate and timely documentation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS JOB DUTIES: The following duties are considered essential to the job. Qualified individuals must have the ability with or without reasonable accommodation to perform the following duties. 1) Assists PI and other team members as needed in the development of plans, time lines and processes for research studies, contributes to the ongoing review and any necessary modifications to approved protocols. 2) Coordinates and participates in the pre-site study initiation visits. Coordinates study initiation and assists with planning and design of source documents for protocol while adhering to study protocol. 3) Supports ongoing recruitment of patients for research in accordance to protocol requirements; screens potential patients for eligibility and participation; monitors enrollment goals. 4) Presents trial concepts and details to the patients, participates in the informed consent process and enrolls patients on protocol. 5) May disburse investigational drug and provide patient teaching regarding administration; maintains investigational drug accountability. 6) Anticipates the physiologic and psychosocial problems of research participants and prepares for them using evidence-based nursing expertise. 7) In collaboration with the physician, reviews patients for changes in condition, adverse events, concomitant medication use, protocol compliance, response to study drug and thoroughly documents all findings. 8) Responsible for accurate and timely collection, documentation, entry and reporting of trial data. 9) Remains 100% audit ready. 10) Provides education to patients, families and clinic staff regarding research protocol and investigational agents. 11) Collaborates with Principal Investigator in the study selection process and reviews contracts to ensure study is financially feasible for the Practice. 12) Utilizes external resources to develop and facilitate productive working relationships for future clinical studies. 13) Responsible for tracking and monitoring payments associated with all clinical trials. 14) Maintains regular and punctual attendance. 15) Complies with all practice policies and procedures including CCAY s Code of Conduct. SECONDARY FUNCTIONS JOB DUTIES: The following duties are considered secondary to the essential functions listed above. 1) Participates in required training and education programs. 2) Performs other duties as required. JOB REQUIREMENTS: I. EDUCATION/REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE Specific education, certification, and licensure: Nursing diploma, Associate s Degree in nursing required or higher preferred. Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse is required, issued by the PA State Board of Nursing. SoCRA or ACRP certification preferred or completion within two to three years of hire date. Essential Job-related Experience: Minimum two to three (2-3) career experience in nursing. Minimum two to three (2-3) years of experience in clinical research, preferably oncology. Preferred Job-related experience: Electronic Medical Record experience preferred Essential Job-related Skills: Strong written, verbal and problem-solving skills Excellent project management and organization skills Experience at interpreting medical charts, abstracting data from medical records Ability to organize and coordinate multiple patients research activities to adhere to protocol requirements. Ability to work in a rapidly changing, multiple-demand setting. Ability to prioritize a large volume of work and meet deadlines efficiently.
Associated topics: adult nurse practioner, advanced, assistant cna, cnm, community, fnp, gerontological nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner, practice, spanish * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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