Clinical Research Nurse

Connecticut, United States
25 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
25 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 2 (24)
Work Location: Outside of campus, within Connecticut
Worksite Address: 94 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Searchable Job Family: Clinical, Research Res Support, Research/Support
Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5

Position Focus:

Working closely with the Yale Cancer Center (YCC) Disease Area Working Teams (DARTs) staff and leadership, assists with the necessary training and development of tools required for the conduct of clinical research. Ensures excellence in the design, plan delivery and evaluation for implementation of clinical research at Yale.

This position is located in Hartford, CT at St. Francis Hospital.

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:

Excellent clinical, analytical and organizational skills with demonstrated research nursing ability. Working knowledge of clinical trials administration.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Proven ability to develop and participate in the delivery of training for new protocols. Excellent ability to communicate both through oral and written expression.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Ability to assess protocols for feasibility and determine complexity, identify risks, logistics and challenges associated with operationalizing and implementing trials.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Proven ability to manage several projects concurrently while balancing competing priorities and deadlines.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Well-developed ability to work as an interdisciplinary team member to accomplish organizational goals.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

MSN and experience with oncology research. Strong understanding of major cancer types including disease-related symptom management, standard treatment options and treatment-related side effect management.

Required Licenses or Certifications

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

Weekend Hours Required?


Evening Hours Required?


Drug Screen


Health Screening


Background Check Requirements

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