The Clinical Monitoring Research Program (CMRP) is responsible for providing support and coordination of clinical care and research implementation to multiple HIV/AIDS-community clinics within the District of Columbia (D.C.). The program provides high-quality, internal medicine-based HIV/AIDS care, by arranging hard-to-obtain sub-specialty services and performs clinical research in a clinic setting.
The Clinical Research Nurse (CRN) II provides nursing and research support to the D.C. Partnership for HIV/AIDS Progress, a joint initiative between the Clinical Center and the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Division of Clinical Research's clinical outreach efforts. The CRN II serves as liaison and coordinator to outside entities to facilitate research operations and objectives, working toward quality patient care. Collects and interprets data as specified by the investigators in support of the clinical trial, including drug administration, toxicity, laboratory parameters, and response interpretation. Oversees ongoing protocol treatments in the outpatient setting to ensure study compliance and troubleshoot possible protocol violations. Collaborates with the patient’s community physician and other health care providers to further the continuity of care and protect the integrity of the clinical research trial/data. Assists physicians in protocol required procedures such as phlebotomy and injections. Orders labs, x-rays, and other diagnostic procedures prescribed by the protocol and/or clinically indicated. Reviews results, alerts physicians to abnormal outcomes or problematic trends and collaborates on protocol/practice required interventions. This position will have direct contact with patients, including care management. This position is located in Washington, D.C. with travel to multiple clinical sites and program administrative offices.
Qualifications: BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
- Must possess a degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by a legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed.
- Current D.C. license as a registered nurse (RN).
- Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency.
- In addition to education requirements, a minimum of two (2) years clinical experience in hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS is required.
- Ability to function independently and/or collaboratively within a team and clinical setting with reasonable flexibility in daily work structure.
- Demonstrated problem-solving, planning, and organization skills.
- Demonstrated clinical nursing skills and knowledge, specifically related to hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS.
- Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to work in a data management setting in the capture and analysis of patient data, including toxicity assessment, drug administration, laboratory results, and tumor response.
- Knowledge of computer software systems, including electronic medical records, Microsoft Office, and database programs.
- Experience with clinical research data collection and clinical data report preparation.
- General knowledge of clinical trials or pharmaceutical projects, clinical research concepts, ethics, processes, and protocol implementation and management.
- Demonstrates knowledge of applicable industry regulations and practices, including International Conference on Harmonization/Good Clinical Practices (ICH/GCPs).
- Clinical nursing aptitude and experience are necessary.
- This position is subject to obtaining a Public Trust Clearance.
- Prior nursing experience with clinical trials in an outpatient setting, community nursing care, and experience in data management and collection is preferred.
- Local community nursing and/or outreach experience a plus.
For more information about the Clinical Monitoring Research Program please visit http://cmrp.ncifcrf.gov/CMRP/Default.aspx
Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, operates the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. Our focus is on basic and applied science in cancer and AIDS. We maintain an integrated suite of advanced technologies backed by scientific expertise in areas such as genetics, genomics, protein science, proteomics, bioinformatics, high-performance biomedical computing, and nanotechnology. We develop new technologies to support cutting-edge science, and we develop and manufacture clinical-grade pharmaceuticals for first-in-human trials.
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Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
Job Posting: Jul 2, 2014, 8:41:53 AM
Primary Location: United States-DC-WASHINGTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Nearest Major Market: Washington DC
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