Clincal Research Nurse (Lancaster, PA) - (1900012K)
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Department of Medicine - Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition is currently recruiting for a Clinical Research Nurse . The Clinical Research Nurse independently manages operation of one or more research studies or clinical trial protocols, the scope and complexity of which requires licensure of a Registered Nurse at the Amish Research Clinic. This involves responsibility for executing study protocols in the field and in the clinical setting including recruitment, screening, informed consent process, completion of study procedures, participant monitoring and education, data collection, and record keeping.
***This position is physically located in Lancaster, PA***
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Collaborate with the Principal Investigator and the Clinic Nurse Coordinator in the implementation of assigned study protocols.
Manage interaction with Amish community to identify and recruit participants for study protocols, including eligibility screening.
Enroll eligible participants performing the Informed Consent Process/HIPAA and gathering health / family history and other pertinent information per protocol.
Review inclusion and exclusion criteria and submit to PI / study physician for study approval.
Provide care to study participants in compliance with the study protocol and within standards of Good Clinical Practice.
Create and maintain recruitment and enrollment database.
Complete or oversee completion of study specific procedures according to study protocol.
Safely administer study medications and accurately document the administration in the study record.
Capture pertinent data onto Case Report Forms / study record.
Monitor participant to ensure safety and identify problems. Notify PI / study physician as needed. Report and document adverse events in a timely manner.
Perform phlebotomy and handle blood specimens per protocol. Maintain blood and body fluid precautions utilizing PPE.
Communicate with study physicians regarding abnormal lab/test results. Provide participant education regarding test results.
Collaborate with other members of the research team to implement the protocol.
Continuously educate and train team members in study procedures. Monitor study activities to ensure compliance with protocol. Supervise and train Amish liaisons.
Perform other duties as required.
Education: Bachelors in Nursing.
Experience: Three (3) years of experience as a registered nurse including one (1) year of clinical research experience.
Licensure/Certification: Current RN license in Pennsylvania.
Other: May consider a combination of directly related experience and education.
Skill in ethically communicating risks and benefits to members of the Amish community.
Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects, as well as conduct research and gather information.
Effective oral/written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
Thorough knowledge, skill and ability to perform various medical and nursing procedures and to operate medical equipment.
Knowledge of the principles of aseptic technique and infection control including blood and body fluid precautions.
Ability to perform extensive standing and walking.
Ability to operate computers and other office equipment.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E2302E
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Department of Medicine
Job Posting: Sep 19, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 131021
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.