The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), School of Medicine - General Clinic Research Center (GCRC) is currently recruiting for a Clinical Research Nurse. Under the supervision of the GCRC Nurse Manager, is responsible for the safe delivery of nursing care for both adult and pediatric research patients. Responsible for data and biologic specimen collection in the GCRC and other clinical areas as required for the implementation of GAC approved protocols. Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care. Adheres to NCRR, University, IRB, hospital, and unit policies, nursing procedures, standards and practices.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Participates in the planning and implementation of clinical protocols in accordance with the research protocol.
Assists with or establishes data collection systems and performs data collection according to the research protocol.
Collects, processes, and provides for storage and/or delivery of biologic specimens.
Carries out research and patient care procedures according to the research protocol and institutional policies, procedures, and standards.
Performs phlebotomy, initiation of intravenous infusions, monitoring of vital signs, administration of research and other medications including chemotherapy, Dexa scans and other specialized procedures (i.e. biopsies) as required by the research protocol.
Documents data collection and patient care according to established standards.
Monitors and records patient response to treatment and communicaties study data and results to investigators and other members of the research team; maintains source documentation.
Performs inpatient care for GCRC research subjects as assigned on evening, night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
Help to facilitate study progress, including assisting with or scheduling patients.
Point of Care and Quality Control.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in Nursing.
Experience: Three (3) years of registered nurse experience with at least one (1) year in research specialization.
Licensure/Certification: Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland.
Other: May consider a combination of directly related experience and education.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E2302E
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Research & Graduate Studies
Job Posting: Aug 13, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 155701
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.