Research Nurse

Location
Bethesda, Maryland
Posted
May 21, 2022
Ref
2022-11926
Hotbed
BioCapital
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are currently searching for a Research Nurse to support Dr. Choi in conducting clinical research with human subjects at the NIH Clinical Center. The NIH Clinical Center policies require a research nurse to ensure the safety of human subjects involved in the clinical research.  This is a part-time (24 hours/week), on-site opportunity in Bethesda, MD.  

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist research and medical staff interview, screen and evaluate the appropriateness of eligible subjects for participation in the research protocol.
  • Manage clinical and research support activities to ensure patient safety and address the clinical needs of the patients.
  • Ensure informed consent process and human subjects protection in clinical research and counsel patients regarding the potential risks.
  • Perform accurate data entry into research database, including the use of standardized scales and assessments
  • Monitor activities pertaining to clinical protocols such as monitoring patient recruitment and retention, trial progress, and the need for extension or renewal of ongoing trials.
  • Participate in recruitment and outreach activities and contribute to recruitment strategies through innovative ideas.
  • Recruit and follow up with patients for clinical and basic research studies and protocols and provide clinical support to patients participating in protocol.
  • Design and maintain a selection of materials appropriate to send to health care referral sources seeking eligibility information or other objectives.
  • Organize and maintain an active referral list and master schedule for planning follow up and new patient admissions.
  • Provide instruction to potential clinical study subjects and those involved in care of subjects on aspects of subject’s care, treatments, and side-effects.
  • Provide information about the study to referring physicians, advocacy groups, NIH offices, and in response to inquiries from potential study participants.
  • Review findings from assessments and other sources in clinical rounds.
  • Review charts to collect relevant clinical data such as laboratory test results and social background.
  • Conduct family interviews to obtain comprehensive understanding of the care needs of the patient.
  • Continually assess ongoing understanding of the research process for patients and families and provide teaching and support as indicated.
  • Collaborate with researchers and medical staff to obtain and maintain informed consent and assent and address ethical and legal implication of the research protocol.
  • Contribute to all study related IRB and regulatory matters, including all reporting requirements (including deviations, unanticipated problems, adverse events) and report issues and variance promptly to the research team.
  • Collect and report data to appropriate regulatory and monitoring agencies.
  • Perform quality assurance and quality control activities relating to protocol adherence, protocol monitoring, data collection, data abstraction and data analysis and protect research participant data in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate various activities to ensure proper and filing of serious adverse events, amendments, annual reports, and other regulatory documents.
  • Prepare documentation and track and report regulatory and institutional protocol requirements and resolve all stipulations from protocol oversight groups.
  • Participate in data analysis and management as well as manuscript preparation and presentation of findings.
  • Maintain computerized patient files and databases containing research data generated through protocol studies and perform data searches of medical records for analyses of patient characteristics.
  • Support the general implementation, tracking, data acquisition, collection and reporting of all elements of the protocols.
  • Manage data through research databases to ensure accurate and reliable data entry. Examine and monitor patients during protocol studies; ensure the collection of a complete clinical database on each patient.
  • Provide expertise in clinical trial coordination and management of data acquisition.
  • Document observations and identify and evaluate trends and important findings, communicating information to the multidisciplinary research team for prompt clinical action.
  • Present clinical data in terms which may be understood by the patient, as well as, interpretation at a level which is conversant with other health professional including physicians.
  • Develop intake tools and screening forms and work with researchers and medical staff on the general administration of protocols’ implementation.
  • Collaborate with staff to analyze and evaluate current systems of health care delivery and to identify and implement new practice patterns.
  • Participate in clinical practice and research support meetings and develop multidisciplinary performance improvement programs and projects to improve operating procedures, patient care and decrease costs.
  • Problem-solve complex or unpredictable situations and improve processes and services to patients and colleagues.
  • Organize and facilitate the training program and teach physicians, physicians in training, nurses and other staff.
  • Provide training to clinic staff with regard to Investigator, brochure information, protocol implementation, general and specific data collection and research practices.
  • Provide mentorship developing skills and expertise in research protocols and all aspects of clinical research.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of current and future protocols and studies.
  • Survey the medical literature for background information on specific aspects of the diseases under purview.
  • Design, implement and evaluate complex protocols and manage challenging patient populations and assist with document preparations and processes.
  • Work with staff on drafting of new protocol amendments and associated documents by providing editorial support and expert opinion.

#SOAR

 

Requirements

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Nursing
  • Credentials as Registered Nurse at Clinical Center
  • CPR Certification
  • At least 8 years of experience

 

 

Skills:

  • Clinical Skills
  • Communication skills, both written and oral
  • Experience in implementing clinical protocol
  • CRIS Account
  • ATV account with Clinical Center

 

 

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