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Clinical Research Nurse II, School of Medicine - Pediatrics

Employer
Emory University
Location
Northlake, GA
Closing date
Jul 24, 2024
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DescriptionEmory University Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Clinical Research Nurse II for a 5-year, extramurally funded project to improve health outcomes for children and adolescents with sickle cell disease. The project is part of a quality improvement effort that centers on health education (including the development of innovative educational media) and data integration between Epic EMR and existing registries and databases to improve patient outcomes for sickle cell disease. This project focuses on both disease modifying and curative therapies and will involve collaboration between the Sickle Cell Disease and SCD-focused Blood & Marrow Transplant program teams.

Epic Certification (if not Epic Certified, the candidate must be willing to begin the certification process upon hire). Data analysis and reporting within the system will be required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates implements and evaluates clinical research trials, studies and projects.
  • Provides direction in the development of research protocols.
  • Recruits and screens potential study participants, and develops and conducts patient and family education accordingly.
  • Oversees financial accounts to ensure operations remain within approved levels.
  • Performs patient evaluations, administers medications and research instruments and provides nursing support to perform specialized diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical procedures.
  • Makes referrals to in-house or community professionals and serves as clinical resource.
  • Collects data, assists in developing data collection systems and compiles reports.
  • May provide infusion duties.
  • Assists in writing research grants, publications in medical and nursing literature, study materials, brochures and correspondence.
  • Provides direction and may supervise other Research Nurses or other support members.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia and three years of related nursing experience.
  • Must be credentialed through Emory Healthcare under the category of RN II.
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed and at times, on short notice. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive CultureEmory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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