Mar 26, 2020

RN Clinical Research

  • Roper St. Francis Healthcare
  • Charleston, SC, USA

Job Description

This position will be located at Roper Hospital. Job Summary: Development, planning, implementation, staffing, and marketing of community outreach programs designed to screen, educate and recruit eligible candidates into research studies with the guidance of Coordinator/Manager. Active promotion, education, and enrollment of participants to clinical trials. Maintains accurate patient records and organized filing system. Provides data management for all research patients (prevention, treatment, etc) in follow-up. Monitors data for trends, protocol violations, or other patterns that may require investigation or action on the part of the Research Coordinator. Prepares for research base audits and assists with regulatory requirements. Submits data forms, etc. to other hospital departments and research groups within the required time frame. Performs duties of a liaison in the absence of the Research Coordinator. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Graduate of an accredited school or college of nursing; BSN preferred. Experience: Experience/ knowledge in disease prevention, education, risk assessment, screening programs, and physical examination. Experience and knowledge in research studies preferred, may include unpaid internship experience. Licensure/Certification: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of South Carolina or holds a current compact/multi-state license as a Registered Nurse in a recognized NCSBN Compact State and is not a permanent resident of SC. Must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card. Possession of current valid South Carolina driver's license, and acceptable driving record, and access to an operational vehicle. Licensure/Certification: Positions in Oncology Research Dept- Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of South Carolina or holds a current compact/multi-state license as a Registered Nurse in a recognized NCSBN Compact State and is not a permanent resident of SC. Must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card. Possession of current valid South Carolina driver's license, and acceptable driving record, and access to an operational vehicle. Certified by ONS as an "Oncology Certified Nurse" or is eligible to be certified within the first year. Primary Source Verification (if applicable): Nursing- SC Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR): http://verify.llronline.com/LicLookup/LookupMain.aspx- or compact RN state licensing board. Knowledge/Skills: Marketing, program dev., implementation, assessment, and evaluation skills. Possess strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to organize, and function as a cooperative team member. Knowledge of lab and radiology report interpretation and anatomy. Knowledge of medication toxicities, symptom management, relevant patient/family education, and safety issues. Proficient with data collection and documentation, cooperative group clinical trial methodology, audit procedures, as well as history and physical exams. Knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access helpful. Other: Skill in establishing/maintaining cohesive team relationships with patients, hospital, physician, and coworkers. Ability to work in a group setting with ability to communicate clearly with public and physicians; ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information; ability to follow-directives from research manager.