Performs duties related to clinical research projects, including investigator initiated, cooperative group, pharmaceutical and device trials. Conducts clinical research studies with investigators while maintaining the highest standards of data security and human subject’s protection through the adherence to departmental and Summa policies and procedures (including FDA, OHRP, and HIPAA regulations). Maintains research study compliance, completes case report forms, and provides nursing care.
Formal Education Required: -Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Experience & Training Required: -At least 2 years of recent professional nursing experience in a hospital or acute care setting. -Two (2) years clinical research experience preferred -Clinical Research Coordinator Certification (CCRC or equivalent) preferred. -Ability to work effectively with a computer and be familiar with Microsoft Office products such as WORD and Excel. -Current license to practice nursing in the State of Ohio
Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications: -Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) -Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills -Ability to work well within a team environment and also autonomously supporting team goals and encouraging fellow team members -Time management skills are necessary to work concurrently on a number of different projects -Attention to detail and an ability to use critical thinking to assess any clinical condition that is applicable to the study being conducted is essential to the protection of human subject research participants. -Ability to travel out of state (less than 10% of the time). -Ability and willingness to acquire research knowledge and training in this position in order to obtain Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) certification through SOCRA/ACRP.
Level of Physical Demands: -Sedentary: Exerts up to ten pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
Internal Number: 29731
About Summa Health System
Summa Health System is recognized as one of the region’s top employers by a number of third party organizations, including NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the organization and competitive pay and benefits.