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Clinical Research Nurse 2

Yale University
New Haven, CT
Closing date
Nov 26, 2022

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Nursing, General Nursing
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As a member of the YCCI's research support services team, responsible for the clinical nursing care of research subjects as they undergo procedures related to their study participation. Support the Center's mission of providing the highest quality service to the clinical investigators and study participants, work collaboratively with research support staff, clinical investigators and administration to ensure the professional and accurate performance of participant education, protocol-directed activities, and data collection, while working directly in a nursing capacity including the performance of essential clinical skills, which must be current within one year, with the study participants.
Principal Responsibilities: :
1. Evaluates and assesses subject's suitability for inclusion in studies; develops and modifies procedures according to study findings; recommends changes to the study protocol to coincide with study goals and objectives. 2. Develops and implements procedures and data quality assurance standards for safety monitoring components of studies. 3. Contributes to designing activities, policies and procedures to improve day to day efficiency of the recruitment and assessment components of the study and to ensure that staff members perform activities within established research protocol. 4. Arranges patient enrollment, determines patient eligibility and obtains informed consent. 5. Develops study subject referral sources; designs and develops outreach programs. 6. Collaborates with multidisciplinary researchers to coordinate research programs that integrate new advances in clinical trials. 7. Delegates tasks and supervises the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience: :
Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing and four years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Licenses or Certifications :
Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut or Connecticut license eligible.
Required Skill/Ability 1: :
Ability to clearly communicate and execute informed consent with study participants. Current clinical skills to include physical assessment, health history, venipuncture, IV site establishment, access and care, ECG and vital sign acquisition, medication administration and basic emergency management with ALS or BLS and AED certification.
Required Skill/Ability 2: :
Ability to perform medical record abstraction, record clinical and laboratory data accurately and electronically according to HIPAA and HIC regulations. Must have the ability to work independently, display excellent communication skills.
Required Skill/Ability 3: :
Ability to perform phlebotomy on adult, adolescent and pediatric study subjects when needed, transport specimens to and from clinical laboratories per protocol, when necessary. Prepares specimens for shipment to central laboratories under EHS guidance, when necessary.
Required Skill/Ability 4: :
Ability to communicate with the data coordinating center and respond to requests for information in a timely and complete fashion. Proven ability with maintaining accurate, timely and complete records regarding study enrollment and data collection with adaptability in Epic as well as other electronic data capture systems.
Required Skill/Ability 5: :
Ability to prioritize, organize and multi-task with a high level of proficiency. Must have some flexibility with schedule to accommodate earlier morning or later afternoon subject visits. Occasional off-hour/off-shift support may be needed. Demonstrated problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: :
Previous experience in interpreting clinical data in ambulatory and hospitalized patients, including ICU patients highly desirable. Up-to-date training in biosafety and human subject regulations required or demonstrated ability to gain biosafety and regulatory proficiencies.
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