The Gynecology and Obstetrics Department is seeking a Research Nurse which will bea Full-Time position in the Reproductive Sciences and Women's Health Research division of the department.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
The Nurse Coordinator will be involved in assigned clinical trials and is involved with the start-up phase through to the completion phase of the clinical trial. Will be involved in regulatory application, protocol implementation, compliance, recruitment, retention, and final termination of the trial. As such, will collaborate in development, preparation, and maintenance of regulatory documents; collaborate in determination of roles and responsibilities of study team members in the implementation of assigned clinical trials.
Collaborate in the development of study tools including data collection forms, eligibility checklists, preprinted orders. Assist in the management of clinical trial operations in compliance with institutional and federal regulations.
Represent study team at study initiation meetings. Assist with organizing case report forms and regulatory binders.
Screen potential research subjects for participation in clinical trials; evaluate ongoing eligibility of research subjects' participation in clinical trials. Demonstrate an understanding of the informed consent process. Obtain informed consent from research subjects when the protocol permits and document obtaining of informed consent in the medical record.
In conjunction with PI and study coordinator, monitor protocol enrollment goals and collaborate in the development of recruitment strategies to ensure accrual and retention within goal time frames; demonstrate knowledge of protocol endpoint definitions.
Assist with ensuring collection of pertinent data from internal and external sources. Monitor compliance with requirements of assigned clinical trials.
Obtain and ensure proper distribution of required pharmacokinetic & tissue samples. Schedule, perform, and/or monitor procedures and tests per protocol requirements.
Ensures and coordinate correct documentation of clinical study in medical record and appropriate protocol documents.
Schedule visits, tests and procedures for patients entered in clinical trials per the protocol.
As appropriate, ensure all required signatures are obtained on informed consent documents and validity of available informed consent documents.
Perform subject interviews and assessments at study visits for data collection required by protocol, as appropriate.
Apply pharmacologic knowledge to assist PI in determining adverse event causality and relationship to study drug/procedure.
As appropriate, performs phlebotomy per policy and procedures; and documents per institutional standards.
Make frequent (-monthly) participant visits and coordination as well as, blood draws in addition to clinical assessments.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Individual must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing. Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline preferred. Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Acceptable completion of the JHH or BMC credentialing process.
Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
The Nurse Coordinator must have the ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served.
Able to prioritize workload and manage multiple projects effectively.
Must achieve and maintain a working knowledge of computer software specific to department, including Microsoft Word and Excel, e-mail and internet functions and is knowledgeable of the Johns Hopkins Institutional Review Board and departmental Standard Operating Procedures
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.
Classified Title: Research Nurse Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME Starting Salary: $60,945.12 - $83,862.72 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: JH at Greenspring Station Department name: SOM OB GYN Reproductive Endocrinology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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