Job Details

Title: Research Nurse - Heart and Vascular
Company: WellSpan Health
Location: York, PA

Under general supervision, coordinates clinical research activities and compliance to study requirements, and patient and staff considerations relative to specific clinical trials and/or studies. Monitors the clinical course and collection of research data for patients in clinical trials. Assists the medical investigators in achieving the objectives of clinical research studies, and supports ongoing patient management approaches in the designated disease/treatment area(s). Considers nursing implications in areas of staff and patient educational needs, staff resources, and research objectives. Acts as a resource for clinical and support staff involved in the care of patients enrolled in appropriate studies. Coordinates and performs nursing responsibilities in specialty area(s) for clinical research patients.

1. Participates in the review of research protocols and assesses the appropriateness, feasibility and resource requirements for implementation.
2. Develops plans as needed to address patient care and staffing requirements.
3. Assists investigators in evaluating the quality of care and compliance to protocol requirements.
4. Ensures that there is documented Institutional Review Board approval for protocols and consent forms prior to patient enrollment.
5. Maintains an excellent working knowledge of all protocols.
6. Ensures that patient pretreatment, eligibility and informed consent documentation requirements are met prior to patient enrollment/registration in a research study.
7. Documents record of institutional patient registration.
8. Collaborates with nursing staff in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care of the patient population specific to clinical research studies.
9. Monitors dosage modifications and treatment calculations and assesses patients for toxicity and response.
10. Evaluates and identifies potentially eligible protocol patients, and verifies according to protocol requirements.
11. Provides direct patient education regarding protocol participation, and provides additional information as appropriate.
12. Coordinates, observes and/or records data for protocol therapy.
13. Adheres to all protocol requirements to ensure validity of clinical research patient data.
14. Coordinates protocol-related patient activities to ensure protocol compliance and optimal patient scheduling.
15. Monitors and facilitates necessary documentation in the conduct of clinical research studies.
16. Prepares and/or processes adverse event reports on protocol patients and submits these to the principal investigator and appropriate agencies.
17. Oversees the receipt, secure storage and dispensing of medications provided for protocol patients.
18. Coordinates all site visit audits.

- 2 - 3 years experience
-Bachelor's Degree
-Appropriate RN specialty certification

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SOCRA Exp: 12/5/2021