VET CLINICAL RESRCH NURSE
Duties: Clinical research nurse skilled in implementing a collaborative, interdisciplinary team approach to successfully plan and coordinate hospital based companion-animal clinical trials. Pre-trial responsibilities: liaise with the sponsoring agency to gain a full understanding of the study protocol and procedures. Preparation and submission of regulatory paperwork. Development of study documentation tools such as source check sheets, work flow sheets, tracking forms for
supplies/equipment/drugs/devices, case report forms and so on. Coordinate meetings to discuss the specific requirements for all the departments and personnel involved (laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, finance, and nursing units in a study.
Trial responsibilities: Screen, recruit and enroll animals/owners while providing education and obtaining informed consent. Meet with each animal/owner to complete health assessments, physical examinations, and questionnaires, and to assess each animal/owner in relation to the inclusion/exclusion criteria, as specifically required by each study. Follow each animal/owner through the study to monitor treatment, responses to treatment, problems, and adverse events and follow-up.
Post-trial responsibilities: Case report forms are analyzed and improved to the satisfaction of the monitoring personnel. Data queries and changes in practice require follow-up. All medication, supplies, devices and equipment used in the study are accounted for. Study closure reports are submitted. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications: Associate's degree in veterinary technology from an AVMA accredited school and 3 to 4 years of experience in a companion animal tertiary care veterinary facility or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Certified Veterinary Technician licensure is required. Bachelors degree and Veterinary Technician Specialty (VTS) licensure preferred.
Strong organizational skills. High degree of computer proficiency required; specifically MS Word, Excel, Access. Detail Oriented. Position will work independently and needs to maintain flexible work hours to maximize study enrollment.
Reference Number: 58-26619
Salary Grade: 025
Employment Type: Non-Exempt
Org: Clinical Sciences & Advanced Medicine
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: 3-Animal Care