Clinical Research Nurse
This 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 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 subject recruitment, enrollment, data collection as well as human specimen collection. Travel to off-site study sites are required.
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- 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:
Previous experience working with EPIC.
Required Skill/Ability 2:
Previous experience working in a phlebotomy capacity.
Required Skill/Ability 3:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to communicate both through oral and written expression.
Required Skill/Ability 4:
Work and schedule flexibility to meet the needs of the position.
Required Skill/Ability 5:
Ability to work as part of a team and promote a strong communicative environment. Highly-developed organizational skills and ability to multi-task without losing focus.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Experience as a Study Coordinator or similar position requiring interaction with study sponsors, monitors, Departmental research labs and pathology. Excel software knowledge is preferred.
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? Occasional
Evening Hours Required? Occasional
Drug Screen No
Health Screening No
Background Check Requirements
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