Take advantage of this opportunity to join UT Southwestern Medical Center – ranked one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal. Due to our continued growth, UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking a Senior Research Registered Nurse.
Performs advanced research nursing care, nursing assessment, and data collection for clinical research.
Obtains informed consent from patients.
Maintains patient census records.
Coordinates clinical research data, such as: medical histories, data collection of patients' charts for restrospective review studies, patient physiologic performance results and laboratory determinations, calculations of derived information, and maintenance of general research protocols and complex inpatient protocols.
Develops procedures for inpatient and outpatient activities.
Trains other research nurses in specialized skills and knowledge necessary to perform variety basic and complex research data collection and nursing care; provides in-service education to staff members.
Provides working supervision to nursing staff and/or other non- licensed medical or office support personnel.
Assists in resolving problems relating to patient care.
Assists in organizing and preparing collected data for subsequent publication.
Attends and participates in meetings relating to clinic activities.
May maintain inventory of investigational drugs.
Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
Performs other duties as assigned.
An associate degree in nursing
Four (4) years clinical nursing
Licensure as Registered Nurse by Board of Nurse Examiners for State of Texas and a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA)
One (1) year research nursing experience preferred.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.
UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top academic medical centers with more active Nobel Prize winners than any other medical school in the world. As a premier educational, clinical and research institution, UT Southwestern is home to more than 2,000 distinguished scientists, physicians and allied health professionals. Our University Hospital has achieved Magnet Recognition® by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), joining only 7% of hospitals in the United States.
UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.