Clinical Research Nurse

Connecticut, United States
23 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Bargaining Unit: None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Time Type: Full time
Duration Type: Fixed
If Fixed Duration, Period: 2 years from date of hire
If Fixed Duration, is continuation possible?: Yes
Other Fixed Duration Date: 12-Sep-2021
Compensation Grade: Clinical & Research
Compensation Grade Profile: Clinical Research Nurse 2 (24)
Work Location: Medical School Campus
Worksite Address: 55 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06511
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:

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. Manage research team including a C&T and managing relationships with the hospital labs and various departments.

Essential Duties

  1. 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.
  2. Develops and implements procedures and data quality assurance standards for safety monitoring components of studies.
  3. 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.
  4. Arranges patient enrollment, determines patient eligibility and obtains informed consent.
  5.  Develops study subject referral sources; designs and develops outreach programs.
  6. Collaborates with multidisciplinary researchers to coordinate research programs that integrate new advances in clinical trials.
  7. Delegates tasks and supervises the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers.
  8. 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.

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.

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 browsers, word processing spreadsheet and database software required. Previous experience in clinical research strongly preferred.

Required Licenses or Certifications

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

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