Clinical Research Nurse

Connecticut, United States
07 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
07 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Bargaining Unit: None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Time Type: Full time
Duration Type: Regular
Compensation Grade: Clinical & Research
Compensation Grade Profile: Clinical Research Nurse 1 (23)
Work Location: Medical School Campus
Worksite Address: 789 Howard Avenue New Haven, CT 06519
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Searchable Job Family: Clinical
Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5

Position Focus:

Reporting to the Director of Interventional Cardiology in the Department of Internal Medicine, this position will assist Principal Investigators in the Interventional Cardiology group in developing the clinical and translational research program involving multiple studies in the diagnosis, treatment and mechanisms of coronary and peripheral vascular disease. Under the general direction of a Principal Investigator, this position will be responsible for patient recruitment, patient enrollment, data collection and analysis of multi-faceted research projects in "non-wet" lab phases of clinical medicine within Internal Medicine, and related data analyses for research projects.

Essential Duties

  1. 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.
  2. Provides direct clinical services to subjects; observes subjects and notifies clinicians to any medical/emotional change.
  3. 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.
  4. Conducts patient and research subject evaluations; administers medications and research instruments, and presents data.
  5.  Reviews, codes and contributes in the entering of all collected patient data to assure completeness and accuracy.
  6. Ensures regulatory compliance by maintaining clinical and nursing records to meet the needs of various protocols.
  7. Maintains the integrity of the clinical research study by striving to advocate for patients. 8. 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:

Clinical skills should include: Phlebotomy, ECG, vital signs, medical history and telephone triage.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to communicate both through oral and written expression.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Ability to work as part of a team and promote a cooperative environment. Highly developed organizational skills; ability to multi task without losing focus.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Flexible and willing to adjust to the needs of the job and the section.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Experience as a Study Coordinator or similar position requiring interaction with study sponsors; Internal Yale experience.

Required Licenses or Certifications

Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut or Connecticut license eligible.

Preferred Licenses or Certifications:

Certification as a Clinical Research Associate or Clinical Research Professional (ACRP or SOCRA preferred).

Weekend Hours Required?


Evening Hours Required?


Drug Screen


Health Screening


Background Check Requirements

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