JOBSUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the direction of the LeadResearch Nurse Coordinator, this position is responsible for the managementoversight and implementation of multiple clinical trials assigned in the Officeof Clinical Research (OCR) and the overall productivity and compliance toprotocol of clinical trials.
Responsible for patient recruitment, scheduling of research appointments and follow up visits, and enhancement of research subject compliance.
Provides in-services or training for OCR personnel, ancillary staff, or other personnel, as needed.
Provides nursing functions as needed (draws blood, starts intravenous lines (IVs), performs physical, vaginal or speculum exams, patient teaching, and schedules required tests).
Prepares and administers study related medications (intravenous, subcutaneous, intramuscular) and monitors for adverse reactions, reviews laboratory results, answers study queries, and resolves study issues.
Maintains records of protocols, amendments, IB's and institutional Review Board (IRB) activities; updates Regulatory binder.
Informs PI (Principal Investigator) and Director of recruitment and/or randomization of numbers, needs of projects assigned, and unusual occurrences.
Compiles weekly status and statistical reports compiling research findings and compliance with protocols.
Assists in obtaining cost estimates for services and logistical planning for implementation of research services as related to multiple individual protocols.
Prepares or provides oversight of IRB applications and submissions, ensuring accuracy in consent forms.
Maintains proper and fair scheduling for research personnel assigned to ensure coverage.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 206088
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