Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is part-time and works approximately 24 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics. The position is located at St. Louis Children Hospital. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position performs duties associated with the coordination and implementation of research studies/projects, data collection and the management of data generated by study protocols. Participates in clinical research where the research aspects of the duties and responsibilities are inherent in the nursing care of the research participant, both pediatric and adult. Position provides direct and indirect patient care using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation). Responsible for data collection and/or collection of specimens within the PCRU and other clinical areas as requested for the implementation of approved protocols.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reviews protocols submitted to the PCRU to plan, implement, and evaluate a plan of care in compliance with protocol procedures and timelines; consults with members of the research team. Works with the Principal Investigator (PI) to meet the research objectives of the clinical trial.
Provides direct care, which may include administering IV medication and monitoring patient status in accordance with the protocol. Travel off unit to SLCH units to obtain study related information or biologic specimens. Assists the research team with procedures, diagnostic studies, and other research activities such as phlebotomy, processing of blood samples per protocol guidelines, NP swab, urine collection.
Collaborates with research study team/staff to develop source data forms and document research activities. Maintains research records requiring appropriate and timely recording of patient information.
Assist with coordination of unit activities. Communicates pertinent information to research team. Maintain and demonstrate knowledge of nursing practice in pediatrics.
Maintains required skills and competencies and participates in educational programs, staff meetings, and in services. Maintains CPR (bi annual), IATA Certification (bi-annual) and completes CiTi Training with GCP (initial & every 3 yr).
Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Current Missouri RN licensure in accordance with Compact Act.
Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
2 years of related medical experience, pediatric research preferred.
Working knowledge of general pediatric nursing theory and practice with ability to recognize and interpret symptoms/conditions and ability to function in new and emergent situations.
Research background preferred. Excellent phlebotomy and IV skills.
The hiring range for this position is $23.27 - $32.54 per hour.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
This position is eligible for part-time benefits.� Please visit our website at hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade S25.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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