YCCI Clinical Research Nurse 2
Conducts clinical research on study subjects by providing nursing services according to various protocols within a randomized clinical trial involving blood. Screening/accruing approx. n = 200+ patients over the next few years with responsibility for overseeing the project, consenting patients, conducting follow up calls, ensuring adherence to federal, state, sponsor and Yale policies and procedures.
Collaborates with the YCCI Monitoring team and works under their guidance to develop and implement procedures and data quality assurance standards for safety. Arranges patient enrollment, including enrollment into OnCore, Epic scheduling and study association to each required research visit.
- Evaluates and assesses subject’s suitability for inclusion in studies; develops and modifies procedures according to study findings; recommends changes to the study protocol to coincide with study goals and objectives.
- Develops and implements procedures and data quality assurance standards for safety monitoring components of studies.
- Contributes to designing activities, policies and procedures to improve day to day efficiency of the recruitment and assessment components of the study and to ensure that staff members perform activities within established research protocol.
- Arranges patient enrollment, determines patient eligibility and obtains informed consent.
- Develops study subject referral sources; designs and develops outreach programs.
- Collaborates with multidisciplinary researchers to coordinate research programs that integrate new advances in clinical trials.
- Delegates tasks and supervises the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers.
- May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing and four years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Skill/Ability 1:
Ability to perform phlebotomy on study subjects when needed, and transport specimens to and from clinical laboratories per protocol. Prepares specimens for shipment to central laboratories under the EHS guidelines.
Required Skill/Ability 2:
Ability to perform medical record abstraction and record clinical and laboratory data accurately and electronically according to HIPAA and HIC regulations.
Required Skill/Ability 3:
Proven ability with maintaining accurate, timely and complete records regarding study enrollment and data collection.
Required Skill/Ability 4:
Ability to communicate with the data coordinating center and respond to requests for information in a timely and complete fashion.
Required Skill/Ability 5:
BLS and AED certified.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Previous experience in interpreting clinical physiologic data in hospitalized patients, including ICU patients highly desirable. Up-to-date training in biosafety and human subject regulations required. Computer skills including familiarity with internet.
Required Licenses or Certifications
Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut or Connecticut license eligible.
Preferred Licenses or Certifications:
SoCRA certified and if not, willingness and ability to obtain within one year of hire. Web browsers, word processing spreadsheet and database software required. Previous experience in clinical research strongly preferred.
Weekend Hours Required?
Evening Hours Required?
Background Check Requirements
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