Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a highly motivated Research Nurse Clinician for the department of Medicine- Infectious Diseases within the New Jersey Medical School. The primary purpose of the Research Nurse Clinician position is to recruit, enroll and follow participants on NIH and industry sponsored clinical trials in the Infectious Disease Practice.
Recruits, enrolls and follows subjects on infectious disease clinical trials. Conducts the informed consent process with potential research subject in a sensitive and thorough manner. Assures that studies are conducted according to protocol. Coordinates patient care as needed. Screens and enrolls patients as defined in exclusion/inclusion criteria. Follows patients throughout study course and minimizes losses with the appropriate follow-up.
Monitors patient safety on clinical trials. Reports and documents all adverse events and serious adverse events per regulatory requirements, sponsor requirements and policies and procedures.
Maintains subject study files. Documents subject progress according to good clinical practices in research records. Maintains study drug accountability records as required. Completes required case report forms in an accurate and timely manner.
Serves as an advocate for patients. Serves as a liaison to the Newark community to help promote clinical research on a community level and assures that the needs of the community are reflected in the Division clinical research agenda, as needed.
Assists with regulatory compliance for clinical trials. Assists with IRB correspondence, including initial IRB applications and renewals, as needed. Assists the Research Program Manager with maintaining study regulatory binders and correspondence with study sponsors, as needed.
Assists with the continued development and implementation of standard operating procedures for the infectious disease clinical research program.
Works with investigators and industry representatives in the development, implementation and evaluation of investigator-initiated protocols.
Assists in writing grants to obtain funding for clinical research projects, as needed.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) and at least three years of experience in the clinical research area.
Licensed as an RN in the State of New Jersey.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent phlebotomy and physical assessment skills are essential.
Thorough working knowledge of regulatory requirements and Good Clinical Practices (GCP) guidelines.
Must exhibit cultural sensitivity to work with diverse populations.
Excellent Organizational and communication skills.
Demonstrated computer skills with Microsoft Office components.
Prior experience working with adult populations with HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
WORKENVIRONMENT: Laboratory and office environment. Moderate noise.
Salary: $80,000 max
Posting Number: 19ST2170
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 89268
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.