Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator coordinates clinical research activities of the Neurocardiac Research Program (NCRP) within the clinical divisions of the Cardiac Center. Facilitates the conduct of clinical research by providing care to research participants as well as activities to support protocol implementation, data collection, and human subject protection. Provides specialized education concerning clinical research studies. Within the scope of clinical research protocols, participates in direct patient care. Accountable for adherence to all policies and procedures surrounding this process and for maintaining up to date knowledge on these policies from IRB, FDA, ICH, GCP and other sources.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
5 or more years of pediatric nursing, preferably in pediatric cardiac nursing
2-3 years clinical research experience preferred
Successful performance in a high-intensity work environment.
Excellent problem identification and problem solving skills. Flexibility.
Ability to work in teams and to work autonomously
Knowledge of computers and appropriate software packages.
Ability to handle multiple tasks.
Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational and managerial skills.Job Responsibilities
Human Subject Protection: The clinical research nurse coordinator demonstrates leadership in ensuring adherence to ethical practices during the conduct of research studies in order to protect the rights and well being of patients and the collection of quality data.
Management of clinical research study protocols: The clinical research nurse coordinator demonstrates leadership in ensuring protocol compliance, financial compliance and effective clinical research study related communication.
Management of potential and enrolled clinical research study patients [subjects]: The clinical research nurse coordinator demonstrates leadership in ensuring appropriate care for patients during all steps of the research process- recruitment, informed consent and study participation.
Data Management: The clinical research nurse coordinator provides leadership to the research team in ensuring collection of source data and completion of documentation that validate the integrity of the conduct of the clinical research study.
Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree
Required Experience: Three (3) years of experience in nursing or researchPreferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: ACRP or SOCRAJob Requirements
Scientific contribution: The clinical research nurse coordinator contributes to science by supporting the preparation and dissemination of research data, development of new ideas for study, mentorship of students, and own professional development.
Participates in educational opportunities to increase knowledge about clinical research, regulations and guidance, and the role of the clinical research nurse coordinator.