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Research Nurse I/II, Schubert Research Clinic, 1. 0FTE, Days, Exempt

Research Nurse I/II, Schubert Research Clinic, 1. 0FTE, Days, Exempt-122290

DescriptionSUBFUNCTION DEFINITION:
Research Nursing contributes to the clinical research process [participant-oriented research], advancement of scientific knowledge, development of therapies, the establishment of medication safety, dosage and effectiveness, quality research, participant safety, and the improvement of health. Their primary role is to ensure that patients are safe and data is collected ethically and accurately.
CCHMC SALARY GRADE:
11
Scope: Is self-directed in assuming responsibilities within the team and care delivery system. Assume responsibility for own learning. Initiate activities toward meeting those needs and integrate new knowledge into practice. Participate in establishing job requirements and goals; perform duties at the desired level of competency. Is recognized as a role model and department resource for clinical research and nursing practice; and operational systems. Acts as a preceptor. Guides; nurtures; and contributes to the growth of others by sharing knowledge and skills. Actively participates as a front line example of extraordinary customer service. Contribute to and coordinate discussion in clinical research care conferences; committee meetings; in-services; staff conferences; council activities; seminars and literature.
REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES
*Patient/Participant Care
Recognizes and accesses systems and processes within the clinical research environment that affect the research participant experience. Acts as a resource to team members in using these systems and processes. Anticipates needs and responds to subtle changes of research participant and families moving through the research study and healthcare system. Tailors caring practices to individuality of research participant & family providing a healing environment to meet their needs. Promotes safety; demonstrates awareness of potential adverse events' & increases awareness of other team members throughout research study.
*Assessment
Assess participants, clients and families, whose needs range from uncomplicated to highly complex and quickly recognize normal parameters, deviations and abnormalities in physical, emotional, developmental and behavioral status based on past nursing experience. Develop a plan of care, and effectively prioritize both expected and unanticipated needs for the participants involvement in the research study and make determination of clinical relevance of study procedures and tests. Involve participant, clients, families, and clinical research and health team members in establishing protocol specific research study implementation and adherence goals. Demonstrate proficiency in the implementation of the technical skills. Demonstrate initiative in remaining current on CCHMC policies, standard operating procedures and good clinical and research practices. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by making appropriate nursing decisions, prioritizing both planned and unplanned events for protocol implementation, and proactively addressing potential and actual problems. Implement age appropriate care, including sensitivity to assent and consent in research participation.
*Compliance
Sustain a working understanding of regulatory requirements and accreditation standards that govern clinical research. Act as a resource to peers. Be mindful and judicious in monitoring safety and departmental policies and procedures. Seeks ways to minimize risk. Organize, oversee and participate with clinical staff in soliciting, enrolling and following participants through clinical studies in accordance with regulatory requirements in a timely and efficient manner. Advocate for research participant to ensure they get the best for their involvement in the study. Educate participants/families on purpose of the research study, study procedures, potential benefits/risks, and rights of research participants during the screening and enrollment process. Ensure informed consent process is carried out correctly and all patient/participant questions and concerns are addressed prior to signing consent form.
*Research
Guide others in performing procedures, collecting data, analyzing data and making decisions regarding clinical research care, including initial screening, assessment, diagnosis, care, reassessment and modification of care. Intervene for the attainment of research care goals. Ensure proper follow-up of study subjects to ensure compliance, collection of study specimens, and schedule of study visits. Evaluate effectiveness of research care giving, and shows on going follow through in care delivery. Collaborate effectively with investigators to ensure proper progress and completion of clinical studies. Demonstrate proficiency and compliance with established practices in documentation. Maintain records and files required by regulatory agencies and industrial sponsors for clinical studies. Demonstrate awareness of the value and relevance of research and evidence based practice in nursing. Practice can be identified as research based.
*Process Improvement
Provides a leadership role in developing, implementing and evaluating the conduct of clinical research. Assist peers and team members in acquiring department specific knowledge, skills and behaviors. Contribute to and coordinate discussion in clinical research care conferences, committee meetings, in-services, staff conferences, council activities, seminars and literature. Participate in improving organizational performance through recommending areas or approaches for improvement activities, performing new procedures, collecting data and providing input to department discussions. Motivates and challenges others by displaying energy and enthusiasm in proactively creating a positive work environment. Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Requires clinical license and certification
  • 3 - 5 years of work experience in a related job discipline
  • Current Ohio RN license; ANCC approved certification
  • Research RNI
  • Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Requires clinical license and certification
  • 2 - 5 years of work experience in a related job discipline
  • Current Ohio RN license; ANCC approved certification within 4 yrs of hire date
  • Preferred:
  • Research Study experience
  • Clinical Trial experience

Unique Skills:Job Nursing/ResearchPrimary LocationUnited States-Ohio-Cincinnati-Burnet Building Location TSchedule Full-timeShift Day JobJob Type Standard Department Schubert Research Clinic-583000Employee Status RegularFTE 1.0Weekly Hours 40Salary Range 30.00-45.30

Research Nurse I/II, Schubert Research Clinic, 1. 0FTE, Days, Exempt

cincinnati childrens hospital medical center change the outcome
Cincinnati, OH
Full Time

Published on 01/14/2022

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