The University of Pittsburgh's, Department of Pediatric Medicine, is seeking a Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator. The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Heart Institute, is currently recruiting a Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator (CRNC) to this nationally recognized research institution participating in many federally funded and industry-sponsored clinical trials. The CRNC will screen and enroll subjects for protocols in the clinical settings of the Division of Cardiology.
The individual will assist the investigating physician(s)/Principal Investigator(s) (PI) with the preparation of regulatory documents, planning, subject recruitment, enrollment, scheduling, and study conduct. The CRNC will work closely on regulatory aspects with research coordinators in the Division/Department/University on the preparation of regulatory documents, planning, subject recruitment, enrollment, scheduling, and study conduct. The CRNC will train and mentor healthcare personnel about protocols and ensure protocol adherence under the direction of the PI. Strong communication skills are necessary. Current PA RN licensure is required. BSN or bachelor's degree required. At least 5 years of experience in coordinating clinical trials is necessary.
Experience with heart disease is desirable. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement. Flexible hours (primary daylight with the possibility of some evenings and weekends depending on evolving study needs) is desired. If we are doing a drug trial there will be a need for the research nurse to be here outside of regular business hours, however, this would be uncommon. The incumbent CRNC may be required to work evenings/weekends, for the same reason above, although uncommon. Possible travel may be required if there is a multicenter trial that requires attending a certain meeting, but this is unlikely.
Most of the training happens locally or via web. This position is located at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in Lawrenceville. TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Current PA RN licensure is required. BSN or bachelor's degree required. Five years of experience in coordinating clinical trials necessary. Regulatory experience within the University of Pittsburgh a plus. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement. Current PA RN licensure is required. CCRC certification preferred.
Department Details: Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Health Professional.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: Flexible hours (primary daylight with the possibility of some evenings and weekends depending on evolving study needs) is desired.
Hiring Range: $40,092.00 - $65,676.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19008161
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.