The Clinical Research Nurse demonstrates excellent customer service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of MidMichigan Health. This individual has accountability for the comprehensive management, coordination and facilitation of cardiovascular clinical studies, including patient enrollment, follow-up and maintains accurate and timely documentation. Performs diverse administrative duties requiring some analysis, judgment and knowledge of specific cardiovascular study protocols. Adheres to principles of “Good Clinical Practice” from the Code of Federal Regulations. Demonstrates good interpersonal communication skills for interaction with a broad spectrum of health care disciplines. Detail oriented with definitive criteria and paperwork. Utilizes database management and analytical computer software. Trouble-shooting, problem solving, evaluative and teamwork skills are required. Must be motivated, organized and be able to function independently.
Required Education, Experience, Training And Skills
Knowledge of nursing skills as normally acquired through completion and licensing of an Associate Nurse Program.
3-5 years recent critical care or acute cardiology experience.
BLS certification required.
Ability to communicate effectively with members of the health care team, patients, and sponsors of research.
Ability to make and initiate decisions, demonstrates initiative to act independently.
Uses logical and sound judgment to generate alternative courses of action.
Adaptability- able to initiate or modify behavior to accomplish task in spite of environmental factors, priorities, or problems that might not be well defined or that are subject to change. Understands nature and intent of instructions and masters new routines or techniques quickly.
Demonstrates sound judgment in deciphering appropriate statistics and/or side effects that are essential for progress reports to physicians. Effectively reports patient behavior and adverse reactions during this study.
Is well organized, accurate and timely in reporting responsibilities.
Ability to work productively independently.
Personal computer (Database, spreadsheet and word processing) experience.
Ability to coordinate and establish priorities among diverse tasks.
Work with multiple clinical trial protocols and take and transcribe verbal orders.
Ability to organize and summarize data.
Be creative in approach to problem solving.
Ability to administer drugs via various routes.
Ability to work flexible hours.
Maintain accurate records of hours worked.
Preferred Education, Experience, Training And Skills