Screens and identifies eligible patients in the surrounding medical community.
Evaluates potential subject data for clinical studies via screening surveys, telephone call or clinic interview.
Schedules and coordinates research visits.
Works closely with the study MD to determine which candidates can enter clinical research studies.
Obtains informed consent from potential subjects after explanation and review in layman's terms of the informed consent.
Supervises research assistants in performance of above.
Educates study subjects about study protocol.
Maintains frequent contact with the subject as necessary via phone, email or letter.
Conducts clinical study visits in accordance with protocol.
Demonstrates proficiency in the following areas: a. Vital signs - interprets findings as well as trends. b. Venipuncture and intravenous line placement, in accordance with Universal Precautions; package and ship specimens appropriately. c. Glucose tolerance tests according to established guidelines d. Any procedure required by the study protocol, demonstrate ability to acquire new skills Administer study medication, which may be in oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular or intravenous form.
Monitors the subject prior to, during and after study drug administration according to the protocol.
Elicits and assesses adverse experiences and communicates these to the Investigator.
Evaluates subject laboratory and physical findings with Investigator/sub-investigators; provides or obtains further information from subjects or healthcare providers as required in order to assist in diagnosis and treatment.
Keeps the subject's primary physician updated on the subject's status by phone calls, faxes, emails and letters.
Participates in the conduct of clinical research projects/studies involving various modalities of treatment for patients in the Department of Medicine.
Participates in established and future research programs in the Section.
Serves as liaison between P.I., sponsoring agent, regulatory groups, patient, family members, referring MD's/community MD's, pharmacist, statistician and other members of the research team.
Assists in the development of comprehensive databases and participate in Qi/QA projects.
Applies logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Interprets information from caregivers, nurses, or physicians about patient condition, treatment plans, or appropriate activities.
Performs other related work as needed.
Five years of nursing experience. Â
Fundamental working knowledge of clinical research.
Knowledge of patient care fundamentals, including aseptic principles and techniques.
Provide direct patient care in a professional and respectful manner.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Read documents or instruments.
Perform multiple concurrent tasks with occasional interruptions.
Exercise discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive situations.
Solve problems by applying math or reasoning principles.
Adapt to changing work situations and work assignments.
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