Nurse Research Assistant

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Job Title: Nurse Research Assistant
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 222839

Minimum Requirements Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing with a minimum of three years' of clinical experience in a specialized area OR Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing with a minimum of six years' of clinical experience in a specialized areaKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of AU policies and procedures related to duties of this job are essential
  • Must meet critical goals and deadlines
  • Must be resourceful, flexible, organized, and a multi-tasker
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university
  • Experience in clinical research
  • CCRC certification or eligible to take the CCRC exam
  • Knowledge and experience with oncolgy research including fedrally funded projects and collaborative group research bases
  • Experience in patient eligibility determination, protocol procedures, data collection and documentation, and regulatory document preparation
  • ACLS, BLS, or PALS certificiation preferred
Responsibilities This position will support and manage the research efforts of Dr. Robinson's NIH Award as Principal Investigator (PI). The duties will include managing all aspects of the operations of the NIH Project, has indirect supervisory functions, and is responsible for working with the PI to ensure adherence to AU and federal guidelines. The incumbent will monitor appropriate patient lists for potential qualifying study enrollment. He/she will interview and enroll patients in the study, prepare reports for milestone reporting, future grant proposals, publications, and presentations. He/she will negotiate purchases of lab equipment. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assist with preparation and implementation of clinical research protocols
    • Assist in reviewing clinical research protocols for feasibility and budget
    • Assess and coordinate required resources for protocol conduct
    • Prepare for and attend sponsor site visits, and sponsor coordinator meetings
  • Patient Accrual
    • Assist in preparation and distribution of study eligibility information
    • Assess potential subjects for eligibility
    • Assist with obtaining patient consent, review consent for completion, provide copy of consent to patient and pharmacy (if appropriate), and file copies as required by institution, sponsor and Clinical trials office
    • Assure protocol required eligibiity procedures are scheduled and results obtained and documented within protocol time lines
    • Complete eligibility documents and assure enrollment
  • Assure protocol compliance
    • Assure scheduling of protocol required visits and procedures
    • Educate subject, and appropriate family and staff regarding protocol treatments, requirements, and responsibilities
    • Assure subject receives and instruct in use of protocol required materials including: medications, subject diaries, etc.
    • Provide subject with contact information for the study and take calls and answer questions from subjects and care givers regarding study questions
    • Review subject/staff compliance each visit if outpatient at least every other day if subject is inpatient including: medications, procedures, labs, etc.
    • Obtain results of protocol required procedures, document, and report results to investigator/physician and others as appropriate
    • Correspond as appropriate with protocol subjects, sponsors, investigators, pharmacy, laboratory, radiology, and other personnel and institutions as appropriate
    • Assure collection, processing, and appropriate shipping of study required specimens and materials
    • Assure patient confidentiality as required by GCP, HIPPA, institutional, and sponsor guidelines
    • Monitor patients for adverse events and report adverse events to sponsor within required time limits
  • Collect and document subject data
    • Assure documentation of protocol required procedure results, reports and data sheets
    • Complete case report forms, serious adverse event reports, queries, and other study related documents in a timely manner
    • Submit case report forms queries, and other study related documents by due dates
  • Schedule and prepare for audits by sponsors and other regulatory boards
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Shift/Salary Shift: Days/M-F Pay Grade: 18 Salary: $31,421.65/annually - $42,419/annually Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: 1/7/21 - Until FilledConditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.




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Posted: 1/9/2021
Application Due: 1/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time