Research Nurse III, Research Administration

UTMB HEALTH   Galveston, TX   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on June 17, 2022
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Job Description:

Coordinates and provides advanced professional nursing skills on complex research projects in a unit, clinic, or hospital involving patient related research efforts. Responsibilities include assessing, developing, implementing and evaluation a plan of nursing care in a research unit using advanced professional nursing skills requiring specialized training or experience.

Min Qualifications:

Registered Nurse plus five years of professional nursing experience in direct patient care or research in approved specialty area. Licensed by the State of Texas to practice as a Registered Nurse.

Specific Job Related Duties:

  • Coordinates complex research projects that involve the supervision of research activities.Screens patients for protocol eligibility and participation in clinical trials.
  • Participates in the coordination and monitoring of patient treatment and dispensing of study medication.
  • Monitors and evaluates patient response to protocol treatment in collaboration with the physician.
  • Works closely with PI, other healthcare professionals, and potential families of subjects to insure the standards of good clinical practice, IRB requirements, and state-federal regulations are being observed.
  • Participates in decision making of research practice, in study design, IRB protocol submission and maintenance.
  • Performs chart reviews and analyzes data when authorized by Investigators following HIPAA guidelines.
  • Enters and maintains data into database.
  • Assists in preparing and entering IRB protocols and proposals and monitors compliance of human subjects.
  • Educates patients and assists in obtaining informed consent.
  • Schedules study visits and meetings related to studies.
  • Maintains education on trials and updates Investigators
  • Performs procedures related to study requirements.
  • May perform the following:
    • Prepare regulatory documents to be sent to the Sponsor; under direction of PI may draft various communications with Sponsor;
    • Assist the physician in protocol analysis, using computer statistical/data management packages or present data from clinical trials in publication and/or formal oral presentations.
    • Collaborate with the physician and/or protocol sponsor regarding protocol design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Provides training and guidance to research nurses and other research personnel and serves as a resource to staff.
  • Plans and participates in orientation, peer review and staff development programs.

Preferred Education:

  • Attends and participates in campus coordinator workshops
  • Prepares for certification exam after requirements are met
  • Maintains licensures through continuing education (CEU)
  • Basic PC skills, including word processing, report writing & e-mail skills
  • Spanish language skills may be a plus
  • Good written and verbal English skills
  • Developing good organizational and time management skills

Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience


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