Essential Functions: This position conducts research in support of improved practice and patient outcomes as well as collaborates with other healthcare professionals to provide care, health promotion and education.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSKnowledge of procedures related to protocols approved by the Institutional Review Board.Assist as needed to insert IVs, draw blood, administer drug, take vitals, complete physical assessments, obtain samples of blood and urine at each research visit or hospital stay as related to specific protocol procedures, labeling samples, logging samples, and packaging samples for shipment according to study protocol.Enroll participants in the emergency room as well as coordinate return dates for subsequent research visits as describes in participant's consent for enrollment and protocol.Prepare research charts prior to appointment date and updating charts as needed with most current information needed for research visit.Obtain informed consents and perform enrollment processes.Enter data into research database after each research visit.Evaluate patients to identify previously enrolled participants as well as patients eligible for new enrollment according to enrollment inclusion criteria. Obtain the status of inpatient research participants as well as be on call on nights/weekends for research nurse coverage or questions. Collaborate with clinical staff and research staff to obtain all necessary specimens and data.
Qualifications: EDUCATIONBachelor of Science Degree, Nursing.EXPERIENCECurrent Registered Nurse (RN) licensure with the State of Michigan is required. Previous clinical research experience preferred.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: PROBLEM-SOLVINGAble to problem solve. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.CLINICAL SKILLExcellent phlebotomy skills.QualificationsCOMPUTER SKILLSAble to navigate computer systems and enter data into database.INTERPERSONAL SKILLSCan apply effective interpersonal skills to provide service. Comfortable working in a team environment. Adapts to changes in the work environment.TIME MANAGEMENTAbility to manage multiple prioritiesPlanning/OrganizingPrioritizes and plans work activities; adapts for changing conditions.AnalyticalDemonstrated clinical research knowledge and skills.
Internal Number: 76_209096
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.