To participate in departmental and industry-sponsored research projects with primary functions devoted to study coordination. Working with study investigators, patients, and administrators in accordance with human subject’s research, Good Clinical Practice, and GWU contracts management guidelines.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.
General Research responsibilities
Provide daily research support and administrative support for all assigned research projects and related activities
Assists in preparation of research grant and contract proposals and related budgets and justification documents.
Collects and provides as requested, all research grant and contract support materials including biographical sketches, CVs, non-disclosures, study surveys, 1572 forms, and other related technical documentation, necessary to conduct research.
Collects and presents, as requested, study budget information on a regular basis for the purpose of forecasting research expenditures and balances.
Conducts on-line research as needed to support ongoing and future research projects.
Assist in education and training of surgeons, residents and medical students in the field of research; conducts study in-services.
Attends Division of Surgical Research committee meetings. IRB Forum and other conferences as requested.
Sponsored Clinical Trials
Prepare and participate in study approval visits, site initiation visits and sponsored travel to investigator meetings
Willing to travel 2-3 times a year to meetings
Knowledge of IRB, FDA and contract regulatory requirements
Conduct clinic visits with research participants – take history and health status information, perform venipuncture, vital signs, data collection (questionnaires and interviews) per protocol.
Recruit and consent participants for research studies
Complete case report forms per study sponsor guidelines
Experience with sponsored study data collections, reporting, auditing, etc.
Track, and report all participant adverse reactions
Prepare for and participate in study audits by IRB and sponsors
Enter participant data into study database, when necessary
Maintain study-specific records related to invoices, payments and related issues
Perform all procedures as necessary per study protocol
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
BSN and current DC Licensure as a Registered Nurse is necessary.
Minimum five years of relevant clinical nurse research administration experience highly desirable
Ability to input data into the computer, and analyze data as requested. Must be able to communicate providing verbal feedback in a professional manner. Must be able to follow and understand instructions, and react favorably in all work situations. Must be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people.
Supervision is received daily from the Director and Practice Group Administrator.
Internal Number: RESEA02258
About GW - Medical Faculty Associates
The GW Medical Faculty AssociatesWashington DC’s Largest Independent Physician PracticeThe GW Medical Faculty Associates was incorporated in July 2000 as a non-profit, physician-led practice group. Formerly part of The George Washington University, we have grown to become the largest independent physician practice in the Washington DC metro region with more than 750 providers.Our physicians provide comprehensive patient care, offering one practice for the whole person with 52 medical and surgical specialties. As members of The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty, our providers are teachers and mentors for medical students, residents, and researchers preserving our rich tradition of academics, research, and healing. In addition to maintaining a close alliance with The George Washington University and The George Washington University Hospital, The MFA has active referring relationships with 12 area hospitals.