CLINICAL RESEARCH NURSE COORDINATOR

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

CLINICAL RESEARCH NURSE COORDINATOR
DCRI Duke Clinical Research Unit

Occupational Summary

Develop, coordinate and supervise research and administrative activities of clinical research studies conducted by the Duke Early Phase Clinical Research Unit (DEPRU); develop and oversee a variety of complex activities involved in the collection, compilation, documentation and analysis of clinical research data. Independently plan and provide professional nursing care for patients/subjects in accordance with physician orders, established policies and procedures and the research protocol. Provide nursing care services in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

Work Performed
1. Clinical research operations. Screen, schedule, consent, and collect adverse events (AE) information for participants in a variety of studies. Maintain subject level documentation, including documentation of consent in the electronic medical record. Prepare documents, equipment, or supplies for research visits. Conduct and document visits and protocol-specific testing/interviews according to study protocol, operational plans of clinical departments, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all types of studies independently. Employ strategies to maintain recruitment and retention rates, and to assist participants with individual needs. Evaluate processes to identify issues related to recruitment and retention rates. May provide training to personnel.
2. Ethical and participant safety considerations. Maintain familiarity with the ethical conduct of research and safeguards needed when conducting research. Train junior staff in the ethical conduct of research. May help in the design of studies so they include specific safeguards to ensure ethical conduct and protect vulnerable populations.
3. Data management and informatics. Use and train others in Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems, technologies, and software necessary for study operations. Score tests, enter data, andcomplete Case Report Forms accurately andaccording to protocol. Assist with the development of, or develop, data collection documents and instruments. Detect issues related to data capture, collection or management; suggest solutions.
4. Scientific concepts and research design. Understand and train others in the basic concepts of study design. Independently conduct literature reviews. Assist with the development of, or develop, proposals or protocols; identify shortcomings of proposals and protocols.
5. Leadership and professionalism. Assist research colleagues in identifying efficiencies and improving process. Successfully take part in or lead a committee or task force. Actively seek out continuing education opportunities for self and study team members. Participate in or lead scientific presentations and publications.
6. Study and site management. Participate in sponsor-required training. Obtain information for or coordinate operational plans for multiple research studies. Develop protocol- specific systems and documents including process flows, training manuals, SOPs, and CRFs, Communication and team science. Prepare for and lead team meetings. Take an active role in including others in decision-making, and escalate issues appropriately.
7. Nursing activities. Plan, provide, supervise, and document professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process for patients/subjects in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures and research protocol. Use professional nursing judgment when conducting nursing research activities to patients.

Requisition Number
401244476

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1203 CLINICAL RESEARCH NURSE COORDINATOR

Job Family Level
54

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date. Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.

Experience

Twelve months of appropriate clinical experience is required.

Auto req ID

88449BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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