Clinical Research Nurse
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
Job Description Summary
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
Position is contingent on continued funding.
Clinical Research Nurse B, review informed consents, check eligibility, and enroll subjects into clinical trials according to protocol; check lab results and grade according to CTCAE; update adverse experience checklists for each subject in research; coordinate scheduling of subjects in research within appropriate time limits; perform necessary screening and routine evaluations in clinical trials including phlebotomy, physical assessments, EKGs, and intravenous infusions; provide support, health education, and follow up for subjects involved in research and help medically managed patients; attend conferences and classes to stay personally and professionally updated on health care information. Obtain 30 CEUs every two years for RN licensure.
Clinical Research Nurse C, supervise clinical research coordinators in the appropriate and timely reporting of AEs, case report forms and protocol related procedures; review protocols and give feedback on feasibility and execution of potential clinical trials; recruit, collaborate with other departments and team members involved in research; complete evaluations, data collection, assessments, source documents, adverse experience reports, and case report forms within appropriated time limits; perform necessary screening and routine evaluations in clinical trials including phlebotomy, physical assessments, EKGs, and intravenous infusions; provide support, health education, and follow up for subjects involved in research and help medically managed patients; attend conferences and classes to stay personally and professionally updated on health care information. Obtain 30 CEUs every two years for RN licensure.
Position is contingent on continued funding.
- The Clinical Research Nurse B/C: Effective problem solving abilities, effective communication, and writing skills. Ability to multi-task and demonstrate ability to work with patients and as part of a team as well as independently are preferred.
- Clinical Research Nurse B: Registered Nurse with license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in good standing and 1 year of experience. A Bachelor Degree in Nursing or related discipline strongly preferred.
- Clinical Research Nurse C: Registered Nurse with license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in good standing and 2-3 years of prior experience. A Bachelor or Master Degree in Nursing or related discipline strongly preferred. Experience in clinical trials/clinical research preferred.
Office, Library, Computer Room
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00
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