Mar 08, 2021

Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator II

  • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA

Job Description

Job Summary

The Center for Pediatric Resuscitation’s mission is to discover, establish, implement, disseminate, sustain and assess evidence-based resuscitation guidelines and pioneer new interventions that improve survival and quality of life for infants, children and their families. We are an interdisciplinary team of experts in resuscitation and implementation science who aim to provide extraordinary clinical care, pioneer translational research, and lead exceptional training in an effort to save more lives.

We are looking for passionate well-rounded individuals with distinguished organizational, communication, time management, and critical thinking skills. The Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator II

will work directly with the clinical and research faculty and staff to facilitate objectives for a number of studies and clinical initiatives working in both a team and independent setting. As an integral member of the team, and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, the CRNC will assist with the oversight and day-to-day coordination of local and multicenter resuscitation quality improvement (QI) and research projects.

Principal responsibilities for many of the local and multicenter initiatives:

  • Oversight of data collection, entry and analysis and ensuring data quality and integrity throughout the life of the project.
  • Serve as liaison between frontline clinicians during data collection, project staff and the program managers and directors, and research team to gain a better understanding of progress, program issues and project developments.
  • Supervision of training, data collection and enrollment at the clinical site, prepare reviews, capture data and assist clinical sites with performing CQI for any missed enrollments.
  • Coordinate and interface with the IRB, CHOP Research Institute Sponsored Projects Office (SPO) and Office of Tech Transfer to assist with protocol submissions, sub-award contracts, and data use agreements.
  • Coordinate with local and site investigators to facilitate and execute publication plans appropriate to the research findings.
  • Coordinate, manage, and assist in facilitation of all regularly scheduled team meetings and conference calls
  • Assisting with annual progress reports and preparing periodic updates to CHOP, Critical Care Medicine, The Center and associated multicenter collaboratives.
  • Occasional to frequent travel to clinical conferences or partner institutions for initiation, setup and ongoing support, as required.

Link below to learn more about the center

Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitates and participates in the following research activities: screening, enrollment, obtaining informed consent, data and specimen collection, data entry and clarification, preparation of relevant data sets and/or databases.
  • Participates in direct patient care only within the scope of assigned clinical research protocols. Educate, coach, and assist in the development of other Research Coordinators, Research Assistants, students and volunteers.
  • Assists in new protocol development. Participates in CQI activities and may facilitate research portion of divisional CQI meetings. Completes Quality Improvement Reviews within the department as assigned.
  • Assists with grant and budget preparation.
  • Communicates directly with Divisional Research Manager, PIs, and divisional research team. Reports on status of studies under his/her direction. Must be able to frequently interact in a supportive and optimistic manner with physicians, nurses, patients, subjects, families, The CHOP Research Institute, and support staff.
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
RN - Registered Nurse
ACRP (within 24 months)
Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Graduate of an NLN-accredited School of Nursing

According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of Diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing

Required Experience: Two (2) years clinical nursing experience.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Experience:

  • Two (2) to five (5) years of clinical nursing experience
  • Two (2) years clinical research experience
  • Pediatric and/or ICU nursing experience
  • Previous supervisory experience
Additional Technical Requirements
  • Working knowledge of computers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to collaborate effectively
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to change
  • Acts as a professional role model in all aspects of performance