Clinical Research Nurse Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Performs nursing duties in a rheumatology research clinic setting including patient care, sample collection and processing, research and data management, and medication administration.
1. Patient Care. Assesses and records symptoms, vital signs, and other patient information required to prepare patient for examination. Review records for documentation of study inclusion/exclusion criteria. Carries out physician orders for testing and treatment and coordinates follow-up care of patients.
2. Sample Collection. Collects samples from patients including blood, urine, saliva, etc. Prepares samples for analysis or shipment. Collects all laboratory reports, data, and records.
3. Research. Conducts research and assists researchers by recruiting patients, determining eligibility for clinical trials, and seeing patients through research studies including obtaining informed consent, administering questionnaires, taking medical histories, study drug administration, assessing and reporting adverse events, and performing all study related tasks as outlined in study protocols and in adherence with GCP, ICH, and HIPAA regulations.
4. Medication Administration. Under direction of physician or other medical personnel, administers FDA approved and investigational medications to patients.
5. As Needed. Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.
Completion of an accredited practical nursing program. 12 months nursing experience. Certification and registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Oklahoma. Clinical research experience and research certification - CCRC or CCRP. Prefer Bachelor's degree.
Founded in 1946, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected nonprofit biomedical research institutes. Located in Oklahoma City, OMRF fosters a worldwide reputation for excellence by following an innovative cross-disciplinary approach to medical research.
OMRF scientists are dedicated to understanding and developing more effective treatments for hum...an disease, focusing on such critical research areas as heart disease, cancer, lupus and Alzheimer’s disease. With more than 700 U.S. and international patents, OMRF ranks among the nation’s leaders in patents per scientist.