End Date: 12/17/2021
Location: Newark, Delaware
Position Type: Nursing
Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation
This Research Nurse position will work under limited supervision, screen, enroll, plan, implement and evaluate protocol-related care of participants and data for projects. In this exciting role, you will Follow study-specific protocol guidelines, communicate and interact with investigators, hospital staff, department manager, sponsoring agencies and others to effectively perform clinical research activities. This position focuses on studies related to Neurology and Diabetes. Studies may include Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson Disease, Alzheimer's and Diabetes I & II.
- Three time Recognized as Magnet Status Hospitals (Christiana & Wilmington)
- Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.
- Generous PTO, Competitive pay with shift differentials & Robust Benefits Package.
- We are consistently ranked as a top employer in Delaware!
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists with the implementation of protocol activity for patients entered into approved research studies, including but not limited to: evaluating potential participants for inclusion in specific protocols, informed consent, data and specimen collection and submission, adverse event reporting, protocol compliance, investigational drug and device handling and auditing processes.
Provides educational information and serves as a resource for participants and potential participants, significant others, physicians, medical staff and the community regarding ongoing and upcoming clinical studies and protocol-specific disease management and prevention.
Maintains local, national and international standards of conduct for clinical trial participation.
Collects, compiles and analyzes data retrieved from ongoing clinical trials and submits follow-up case reports and adverse action reports.
Collects, compiles and analyzes data from investigator initiated research and value based projects
Performs protocol specific follow-up exams and procedures.
Prepare and present protocol information to the CCHS Institutional Review Board (IRB) under the supervision of the research nurse supervisor or research manager.
Prepare submissions and collaborates with the Finance and Legal departments under the supervision of the research nurse supervisor or research manager.
Screens population for initial entry into clinical trials and obtains informed consent. Supports conduct of multi-disciplinary clinical trials involving stroke neurology, neuro-interventional, surgical critical care, critical care, and emergency medicine research.
Coordinate and provide direction to research students/assistants.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports, in a timely manner, to the appropriate chain of command any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself other employees, patients and visitors.
- Requires BSN
- Delaware RN licensure
- Minimum 2 years acute care clinical experience
- Prefer certified research coordinator certification. Must get within 2 years from date of hire.
- Certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
- Travel to offsite physician offices and CCHS facilities
- Overnight travel for investigator meetings
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
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