Clinical Research Nurse
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.Posted Job Title
Clinical Research NurseJob Profile Title
Clinical Research Nurse BJob Description Summary
Coordinate the conduct of Phase 1-IV clinical trials including consenting, screening and enrolling eligible subjects, managing subject treatment per protocol, oversight and coordination of research testing, including labs, office visits and physical exams. Will provide oversight for research medication administration, monitor patient care, treatment of side effects and patient status throughout the study period. Communicate any research issues with Principal Investigator and primary MD; communication with research team, including Investigators, CRC and regulatory team to ensure patient safety and proper study conduct. Provide patient/family education and support. Follow GCP guidelines in the conduct of trials, coordinate implementation of research protocols with study and clinical team. Adhere to all University of Pennsylvania, Informed Consent Form (ICF) and FDA guidelines.Job Description
The Clinical Research Nurse in Infectious Diseases is responsible for implementation of research protocols in HIV, COVID 19 and other Infectious Diseases. The nurse is responsible for management of patient care, collection of medical and medication history, physical assessments, completion of patient visits according to protocol specifications, administration of investigational products by various routes including injections and IVinfusions, procurement of specific laboratory specimens, conducting complex evaluations, and completion of source documentation and clinical research forms. The research nurse also takes an active role in participant adherence to treatment and study visits. Additionally, s/he is required to review all clinical and laboratory data, make assessments on severity of symptoms and diagnoses, and communicate with medical staff regarding protocol specific management of toxicities and adverse events. This position will require the research nurse to have a flexible schedule. Research participants are seen in the clinical and home setting during early morning and early evening hours, some weekend days, as well as daytime visits, and reactogenicity evaluations are done via phone call on all days of the week and year. The research nurse is also responsible for supervision of research support staff. Research assistants are non-licensed personnel assigned to work with the nurse to perform specific tasks that do not require licensure. The research nurse also acts as a mentor to nurses who have joined the unit with less research experience. Research Nurses are responsible for management of very complex evaluations. The nurse will be expected to conduct studies involving a wide variety of investigational products and various sponsors. This area of research requires dedicated attention and care to ensure patient safety and well being. The nurse is responsible for arranging and setting up appointments for procedures in other departments when necessary. The nurse is also responsible for the collection of a variety of specimens.
Position contingent upon funding.Responsibilities
Perform screening visits including consents, medical histories, evaluate eligibility for research protocol
Enroll participants in research protocols after determining eligibility
Administer investigational products, including IV infusions, safely and according to protocol
Perform clinical evaluations, evaluating safety and identifying and reporting adverse events
Collect specimens correctly, according to protocol
Enter and clean data into a wide variety of data bases
Perform participant teaching regarding protocol requirements
Participate in recruitment and community education eventsQualifications
Bachelor's Degree with 1-2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Registered Nurse; licensure in Commonwealth of PA without restriction or limitation.Working Conditions
Office, Library, Computer RoomPhysical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or lessJob Location - City, State
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / School
Perelman School of MedicinePay Range
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.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.
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