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Research (Non-Faculty Only)
Main Campus Jackson
RN Clinical Research - SOM Peds Hematology/Oncology - FT
To coordinate and conduct research projects and related activities as assigned. To coordinate the recruitment, care and treatment of research participants in accordance with established study protocols and in accordance with FDA guidelines. To ensure adherence to applicable policies, procedures, standards, and practices.
Education & Experience
Two (2) years of related nursing experience (RN, LPN, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Student Nurse Extern, etc.) BSN preferred.
Certifications, Licenses or Registration required: Valid RN license.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of the principles and procedures of clinical research. Knowledge of FDA regulations. Verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills to interact with a wide range of constituencies. Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Ability to prepare and process laboratory samples using established protocols. Ability to draw blood, administer IVs and perform standard nursing procedures. Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
- Participates in coordinates the planning, development, and implementation of clinical protocols in accordance with established research parameters.
- Inputs data and maintains research databases and related records needed for research. Distributes research information to faculty, research staff, investigators, and others as requested.
- Oversees the planning, scheduling and implementation of daily clinical activities and procedures, ensuring adequate patient care and treatment.
- Ensures clinical activities are carried out in accordance with established research protocols, clinical procedures, and safety standards.
- Recruits and enrolls suitable candidate, ensuring required documentation is collected and processed. Provides basic background and education to participants.
- Administers prescribed medications, performs phlebotomy, monitors vital signs, and/or performs other specialized nursing procedures.
- The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.
Physical and Environmental Demands
Requires frequent exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, frequent handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, frequent exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, constant work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, frequent crouching/stooping, occasional driving, occasional kneeling, frequent pushing/pulling, frequent reaching, frequent sitting, frequent standing, frequent twisting, and frequent walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)
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