This is a full-time, working 40 hours per week, exempt role.
Minimium payrate: $34/hr
This position works with adults and children that have neuromuscular diseases.
The research studies are for significant experimental treatments such as potentially life-prolonging medications and gene therapies.
Studies are generally multi-year studies which allows for building relationships with families that are participating in the trials.
This work is very meaningful and really makes you feel you are making a difference for many.
The Clinical Research Nurse I (CRN) primary responsibility is managing elements of a clinical study in order to meet all protocol obligations while following ICH/GCP guidelines; and departmental/institutional standard operating procedures.
These elements include but are not limited to; start-up activities, launch activities, day to day management of a study and study closure activities.
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PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs research activities as outlined in the protocol; implementing and organizing clinical research studies assigned to him/her which includes but is not limited to:
Establishes a strong working knowledge of all governing regulations and policies relating to clinical research and the job in accordance with:
iv) State of Ohio
v) Any other applicable regulatory bodies
Conducts clinical studies as outlined in the study protocol; performing study procedures according to recognized skill level and certifications and licensure; and adheres to good clinical practice
Prepares and processes human specimens for use in research studies.
Collects blood, urine, and other samples as needed according to skill level and certifications.
Performs CLIA waived laboratory assessments
Such activities may be performed independently and may require evening and weekend hours.
Obtain and maintain IATA certificate
Collects and controls research data and subject information; and maintains accurate data collection of all study data; including laboratory analytical procedures (if applicable)
Ensures PHI is collected and maintained in a secure manner
Assists in the recruitment plan, in cost estimation when applicable; manages screening documentation and recruitment logs, and completes recruitment summary at study termination
Creates source documents that facilitate systematic, accurate, and comprehensive data collection forms
Aid in protocol execution and management, record keeping; and conducts accurate and timely subject data collection, ensure all reports requiring medical interpretation are reviewed and signed off by an investigator in accordance with all applicable regulations
Collaborates, coordinates, and schedules subject study visits with other hospital services and the PI/sub-I
Enrollment of subjects according to ICH/GCP regulations, and subjects’ rights through institutional IRB, federal and state regulations
Adheres to departmental quality control and administrative guidelines and processes
Ensures all institutional and regulatory requirements have been met to begin enrollment prior to screening first subject
Ensures that the investigator verifies that the subject meets inclusion/exclusion criteria (prior to randomization for drug studies
Verified that the subject and/or legal guardian has provided informed consent/assent; answers questions related to the protocol procedure as applicable; acts as a patient/family advocate
Alerts the investigator when the subject’s safety is in jeopardy, there is a protocol deviation, or when the subject requests premature study termination
Assists PI in education of other study personnel with regards to study responsibilities and keeps written documentation of this training
Completes Case Report Forms (CRFs) as instructed by the sponsor; ensures CRF’s are completed prior to monitoring visits
Schedules, prepares study data for, and attends monitor visits, audits, or other meetings as required for the study
Responsible for regulatory/IRB issues after a study has been initiated; maintains regulatory binder in conjunction with the regulatory coordinator office
Performs invasive procedures such as venipuncture, IV insertion and injections, per protocol, with patient safety and comfort in mind, and in compliance with NCH and state licensing standards
Administers investigational medications per protocol and in compliance with NCH and state and federal requirements
u) Performs other duties and maintains flexible schedule as required by a protocol or unit needs
Graduate of an approved school/college of nursing and licensed for practice as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio; BS/BSN preferred
At least 1 year of nursing experience; preferably pediatrics, preferred
Understanding of medical terminology and clinical trials preferred
Working knowledge of PCs,word processing, and data management software
Strong verbal, written, interpersonal communication
Initiation, self-motivation, creativity, flexibility
Organizational and detail oriented
Ability to actively participate as a team player
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Note frequency as Constantly (67-100%), Frequently (34-66%) and Occasionally (0-33%) for each requirement.
Also note any lifting requirements with pound limit.
AGE(S) OF PATIENTS SERVED: Pediatric and select adult patients
No MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Talking on phone/in person; frequently (34-100%) Sitting; frequently (34-100%) Standing/Walking; frequently (34-100%) Lifts objects weighing up to 25 pounds; occasionally (0-33%) Typing on keyboard; occasionally (0-33%)
The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification.
It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.
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