HJF is seeking a Nurse Clinical Research Coordinator II or III (COVID-19 & PAIVED Flu Study) to support the Infectious Disease Clinical Research (IDCRP) program. Phase I clinical trial initiated for monoclonal antibody combination for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 located at the Madigan Army Medical Center, in Tacoma, WA. This is a one year project with the possibility of extension. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to IDCRP. US citizenship is required.
The incumbent coordinates the activities associated with volunteers for clinical trials and assures that accurate documentation is kept along with complying with all governing regulations. Active protocols include the evaluation of vaccine effectiveness for influenza, treatment study for COVID-19 and observational studies for COVID-19, HIV, Travel health and STIs. Primary responsibilities will be in support of EpiCC-085 (observational study COVID-19), ACTT (COVID-19 treatment trial), and PAIVED (influenza vaccine trial).
Meets with the potential study volunteers and discusses the study, rights and responsibilities, volunteer's interest and commitment, informed consent document, HIPAA, and eligibility requirements.
Obtains pre-screening medical documents by communicating with appropriate sources.
Performs several study specific structured clinical interview methods, obtains medical history, performs focused physical exam, collects urine for drug and pregnancy screen, reviews medical charts for evidence of injury and current medications, coordinates subject pressure testing with the Certified Hyperbaric Technologist and hyperbaric physician.
Collects data appropriate to the research protocols and reviews protocols/IC with investigator team.
Administers or coordinates baseline assessments, measures vital signs, performs weekly vision checks, performs monthly pregnancy checks in women participants, and conducts any after-study focus group sessions.
Acts as a research case manager for the study volunteers, scheduling them for appointments and visits, ensuring coordination and continuity of care with other providers/health care services outside of the research study, and acts as a liaison between volunteers and site Pl/study physicians . Provides volunteers with documentation validating their study participation as needed. Observes the volunteers for improvements, set-backs and changes in conditions.
Prepares, collects, and maintains manual and computerized data appropriate to the research protocols. Transcribes data in case report form books. Reports results that warrant prompt action to the Site PI or designated physician.
Writes and updates SOPs.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of nursing procedures; ability to work independently; ability to effectively communicate with diverse groups of people. Excellent computer, interpersonal, communication skills; specific experience required in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Ability to anticipate needs, take initiative and follow through; excellent organizational skills for research document management. Ability to quickly learn and absorb procedures and problem solve and to establish goals and agendas. Have/obtain required immunizations/titers, good communication and organizational skills.
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in nursing is required.
Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements:
Level II: 3-5 years of relevant work experience is required.
Level III: 6-8 years of relevant work experience is required.
Experience with electronic medical record reviews. Preferred: Phlebotomy skills, sample collection/lab processing, and Phase 3 trial experience. Employee will be working with the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program at Madigan.
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice; certified in basic cardiac life support; complies with the uniform policy of the treatment facility. CRC or CRA certification preferred.
Work Environment: Set in a clinical research environment. Occasional evening, holiday, or weekend work is required.
Background/Security: U.S. citizenship required; eligible to obtain and maintain a Tier III Investigation/ Secret Clearance and Common Access Card (CAC).
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.
Internal Number: NURSE01568
About The Henry M. Jackson Foundation
HJF administers innovative medical research, supports education and training, and facilitates collaborations between the military and private medical communities. We provide comprehensive management and scientific services for more than 600 basic, clinical and applied research projects conducted around the globe. We also support continuing medical education programs for more than 160 military medical research and treatment facilities, and military medical organizations.