Clinical Research Nurse 2
Reporting to the Vice Chair of Clinical Research, with responsibilities for recruitment, screening and enrollment of subjects in multiple clinical research studies in the department of Anesthesiology. Serve as a member of the research team to recruit and enroll subjects, review subject charts, and ensure compliance with Yale Human Research Protection Program and HIPAA regulatory requirements. Responsible for educating/interpreting protocol to medical and nursing staff, particularly concerning medications and safety issues related to the administrations of study drug or treatment.
- 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.
- Develops and implements procedures and data quality assurance standards for safety monitoring components of studies.
- 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.
- Arranges patient enrollment, determines patient eligibility and obtains informed consent.
- Develops study subject referral sources; designs and develops outreach programs.
- Collaborates with multidisciplinary researchers to coordinate research programs that integrate new advances in clinical trials.
- Delegates tasks and supervises the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers.
- 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 conduct study subject recruitment, eligibility and assessments, perform phlebotomy, blood processing and EKGs.
Required Skill/Ability 2:
Ability to conduct clinical trial administration including IRB submissions, data collection methods and computerized data collection tools and applications.
Required Skill/Ability 3:
Strong organizational, interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as a member of a research team collaborating with multidisciplinary researchers.
Required Skill/Ability 4:
Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to conduct interviews and assessments with study subjects and communicate directly with sponsors, physicians, and research investigators.
Required Skill/Ability 5:
Familiarity working as an RN in a critical care environment.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Critical Care experience. Certified Research Coordinator.
Required Licenses or Certifications
Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut or Connecticut license eligible.
Background Check Requirements
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