Feb 28, 2024

Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator - Expanded Access Protocol Support

  • The University of Kansas Health System
  • Kansas City, KS, USA

Job Description

locations Kansas City, KS time type Full time posted on Posted 6 Days Ago job requisition id R-27581 Position Title Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator - Expanded Access Protocol Support Bell Hospital COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees. Learn more. Position Summary / Career Interest: The Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator is a licensed registered professional nurse who is a clinical expert who provides ethical, evidenced-based, safe and compassionate nursing care. The Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator focuses on patient safety and high-quality nursing care by identifying and clarifying patient needs, performing clinic related patient care, conducing health education, promoting patient advocacy, coordinating health care services, and evaluating patient outcomes. Responsible for providing nursing support to clinical trials and performing necessary procedures at times required by the clinical trial protocol. Collaborates with providers, nursing leadership, registered nurses, and clinical research coordinators. Supports and adheres to The University of Kansas Hospital Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Responsibilities: Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Note:  These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.  Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit.  Other duties may be assigned as required. Collaborate with investigators, practitioners, coordinators, sponsors, and nursing leaders to review and prepare for upcoming clinical trials. Assist in providing education and training to staff regarding new and existing clinical trials. Coordinates and performs study tasks in accordance with clinical trial protocols, balancing trial requirements with patient needs. May administer investigational drugs/devices and provide patient education regarding administration. Ensuring that the welfare and safety of all patients participating in clinical trials are protected, and that all legal, privacy and confidentiality protection measures are implemented. Identifies quality and performance improvement opportunities and collaborates with staff in the development of action plans to improve quality. Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law. May oversee the preparation of orders by practitioners to assure that protocol compliance is maintained. Communicates with practitioners and research coordinators regarding study requirements, need for modifications, and adverse event reporting. Provides nursing support to clinical trial activities taking place in assigned units and care areas. Performs procedures and activities as authorized by hospital policy and called for by study protocols. Responsible for accurate and timely data collection, documentation, and reporting of all procedures to research coordinator for data entry, data entry as needed. Coordinate continuity of patient care with patients and families following hospital admission, discharge, and ER visits. Educate the patient and appropriate ancillary personnel about the health care needs, safety issues and benefits which include patient education. Administers medications safely. Coordinate’s care delivery and utilizes resources to promote the continuum of care. Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians. Educates patient/family about diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and maintenance of health and wellness. Coordinate with sponsor, Research Institute, IRB, or FDA as necessary to support studies. In providing patient care, document using EMR to maintain and/or develop patient records in compliance with practice standards. JOB REQUIREMENTS Required Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (or higher degree) American Heart Association basic life support (BLS) or an American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification Current RN license in Kansas and/or Missouri (depending on work location) required Ability to engage in self-directed education and development Complete and maintain training in Human Subjects Protection, GCP, HIPAA, and the informed consent process required IV therapy skills required Basic typing and word processing ability Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy required within 1 year of employment Preferred Hematology/oncology nursing experience preferred Minimum of two (2) years clinical RN experience preferred Knowledge of clinical trial development and regulatory processes preferred Time Type: Full time Job Requisition ID: R-27581 We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information. 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