Registered Nurse - FT - flex shifts
Job Type
Full-time
Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Registered Nurse participates in the conduct of clinical trials, monitoring safety and well-being of the subjects and assists the study team with all functions related to execution of protocols.  Shifts will vary depending on nature of study.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Time management techniques must be used to manage multiple projects efficiently to ensure specified project objectives, timeline and quality requirements are met;
  • Read and execute assigned protocol tasks.
  • Insert angio-catheters for blood sampling and intravenous medication.
  • Oversee and perform data collection in a manner that is consistent with Standard Operating Procedures, the study protocol, and the standards of GCP.
  • Obtain required blood samples through angio-catheters and direct venipuncture.
  • Perform sample collection of urine, feces and timed urine collection.
  • Obtain vital signs (blood pressure, heart rate and temperature).
  • Obtain medical history, height and weight of subjects.
  • Perform electrocardiograms.
  • Monitor and manage adverse events through documentation of clinical observations.
  • Monitor concomitant medications.
  • Provide clinical care to subjects during study participation.
  • Monitor activities of Medical Assistants, LPNs and Study Assistants.
  • Perform accurate and timely completion of case report forms (CRFs).
  • Perform emergency and resuscitative interventions as appropriate.
  • Assist in the training and mentoring of new personnel.
  • Provide leadership in the CRU in the absence of the Study Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned


Requirements
  • Must have graduated from an accredited nursing program and be a Registered Nurse with a current NY/NJ license. Bachelors of Science in Nursing is preferred.
  • Training in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) will be required.
  • Three (3) years’ experience working in a clinical setting is required with extensive experience with telemetry monitoring in CCU/ICU setting, and clinical trial experience is preferred.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office® products and possess computer skills necessary to deliver on project objectives.
  • Must be able prioritize activities in a manner consistent with Clinical Research Unit goals: act with professionalism under adverse conditions, handle confidential information with discretion; work under minimum supervision to accomplish complex tasks; accept challenges and new responsibilities; actively manage the changing priorities and work distribution based upon needs of the unit; and assist the team to stay focused on objectives with results orientation.
  • Must exhibit a positive work attitude and high productivity, consistently deliver on commitments, facilitate the work of the project team, and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.

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