Research Nurse Specialist 2 ($10,000 Sign on bonus)
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 2201065
Research Nurse Specialist
JOB SUMMARY: Assures the integrity and quality of clinical research trials are maintained under occasional guidance. Plans and implements recruitment procedures, manages enrollment of the trial, and ensures compliance with protocols.
We are hiring for multiple Research Nurses in various specialties within the Department of Medicine. All nurses are invited to apply. Research expereince is preferred but not required for all positions.
The $10,000 sign on bonus is available for full-time research nurse positions. This sign on bonus is not applicable to current VUMC staff or former staff who have worked for VUMC within one year.
Posseses knowledge and understanding of policies, procedures, and regulations governing human subject's research and incorporation of them in the conduct of research and care of participants.
Proficiently prepares and processes new research proposals, amendments, continuing review applications and adverse events.
Perform administrative duties for trials, including but not limited to: Procuring equipment, preparing documentation, and packaging and shipping medications.
Utilize nursing skills to perform procedures, deliver individualized care, and abide by research protocols. If problems arise, identify and implement solutions, assuring goals are met.
Performs the procedures required of each study protocol, understanding standard of care versus research. Continually assesses the need for additional protections for research participants.
Recruit and identify the eligibility of candidates, regularly assessing them to ensure continued eligibility for participation. Troubleshoots trial recruitment strategies to ensure trials are completed in a timely manner.
Provides education and training to appropriate personnel and participants in research specific methodology and procedures.
Utilizes knowledge of disease processes to observe for and report adverse events to the principal investigator and all regulatory authorities as required by protocol, policies and procedures and regulations.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
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