Clinical Research Nurse
This research nursing position will assist the Principal Investigators in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences with multiple NIH, industry-sponsored or investigator-driven studies, under the supervision of the Lead Clinical Research Nurse. The primary focus of the current studies is the diagnosis, treatment, and mechanisms of endometriosis, fibroids, infertility, pelvic organ prolapse, etc. This position will be responsible for IRB documentation preparation, submission & annual review, study implementation including subject recruitment, enrollment, data collection & entry as well as human specimen collection & processing. Travel to local area off-site study sites is required.
- Identifies, assesses eligibility, enrolls, and collects accurate medical and demographic history on research subjects for a variety of studies; obtains and explains written consent for subject participation.
- Provides direct clinical services to subjects; observes subjects and notifies clinicians to any medical/emotional change.
- Contributes to protocol development, submission, and renewal by collecting written materials and writing procedural documents; ensures ongoing compliance with institutional review board (IRB) policies by monitoring changes in IRB policies related to human specimens and informing the research team of such changes.
- Conducts patient and research subject evaluations; administers medications and research instruments, and presents data.
- Reviews, codes and contributes in the entering of all collected patient data to assure completeness and accuracy.
- Ensures regulatory compliance by maintaining clinical and nursing records to meet the needs of various protocols
- Maintains the integrity of the clinical research study by striving to advocate for patients.
- May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing and three years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Skill/Ability 1:
Experience as a research study coordinator or similar position requiring interaction with study sponsors, monitors, Departmental research labs and pathology.
Required Skill/Ability 2:
Work and schedule flexibility to meet the needs of the position which is based on physician/patient availability.
Required Skill/Ability 3:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to communicate through both verbal and written expression.
Required Skill/Ability 4:
Ability to work as part of a team and promote a strong communicative environment.
Required Skill/Ability 5:
Highly developed organizational skills and ability to multi-task without losing focus.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Experience in phlebotomy or ability/willingness to learn. Excel software knowledge is preferred. Previous Epic experience.
Required Licenses or Certifications
Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut or Connecticut license eligible.
Preferred Licenses or Certifications:
Clinical Research Professional (ACRP or SOCRA) preferred.
Weekend Hours Required?
Evening Hours Required?
Background Check Requirements
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