The Research Nurse effectively conducts assigned operations of research protocols. Coordinates, evaluates and follows patient participation in clinical trials. Performs protocol specific clinical tasks including patient assessment, screening, ordering tests, collecting specimens and monitoring responses to the investigational treatment. Implement the standards for research protocols in compliance with regulatory, institutional and external agencies. Work within a Nurse-APRN-Physician ambulatory care model. Performs patient and family education / support. Collaborates with physicians in determining eligibility of patients for clinical trials. Acts as an expert consultant to investigators and others to ensure that Good Clinical Practice (GCP) standards and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP‘s) are followed. Provides education to staff and patients on disease pathophysiology, treatment plans and clinical trial information. Identify patient problems and recommend plan of care.
Bachelor's Degree required. Active Florida RN license required. BLS Certification required. CITI Certification required. CITI may be obtained within the first 30 days of employment. Clinical Study Coordinator Certification preferred (CCRD or SoCRA). ONS chemotherapy certificate (first 30 days MCI), OCN preferred (MCI), Association of clinical research professional (ACRP) Certification. Knowledge of medical terminology, nursing assessment, clinical trials and GCP concepts. Experience with computer data entry and database management. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational skills. Attention to details and accuracy. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures such as protocols, informed consent documents, and regulatory documents. Ability to work independently, organize, prioritize, and follow through with results. Ability to solve practical problems and implement solutions. Effective communicator, approachable and comfortable with diverse groups of people. Aware and abide by all standards that govern good clinical practices and general nursing practice. Minimum required experience: 3 years
Internal Number: 112410
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