Clinical Research Nurse (RN)

Employer
Aveanna Healthcare
Location
Springfield Massachusetts
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 23, 2021
Closes
Jan 28, 2021
Ref
8357_96780
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

CLINICAL RESEARCH NURSE (RN)

Job Overview:
Aveanna Healthcare, the heart of caring for patients in the clinical research organization line of business, is seeking nurses i.e. Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse with at least 6 months nursing experience to work per-diem assignments for clinical research projects and programs.


Clinical Research Nurse (CRN) Job Responsibilities:
This nurse independently provides nursing care; identifies and communicates the impact of the research process on patient care; adjusts interventions based on findings; and reports issues/variances promptly to the research team
Administers research interventions; collects patient data according to protocol specifications; evaluates the patient response to therapy; and integrates evidence-based practice into nursing practice
Contributes to teams, workgroups and the nursing shared governance process.  New skills and knowledge are acquired that are based on self-assessment, feedback from peers and supervisors, and changing clinical practice requirements
Provides care to acute and complex patient populations and utilizes appropriate professional judgment and critical decision making in planning and providing care
The CRN masters all nursing skills and associated technology for clinical trial(s)
Collects patient data according to protocol specifications; evaluates the patient' response to therapy; responds to variances in protocol implementation; reports variances to the research team; integrates evidence-based practice into nursing practice; and as applicable, evaluates patient outcomes.
Depending on the Statement of Work (SOW), the CRN has the ability to take human samples I.e. blood, urine, nasal, nasopharyngeal, other.
As applicable, and per the Statement of Work (SOW), the CRN specializes in the administration of medications and fluids through an intravenous (IV) line, central line, or venous access port. Starting lines and maintaining IV access.
Proper biohazardous waste utilization, transport and disposal.
Maintains appropriate infection control standards and precautions
Proper utilization of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)



Minimum Requirements:
Active and in good standing nursing license i.e. Registered nurse, Licensed practical nurse, Licensed vocational nurse with a minimum of 6 months clinical experience

Must have phlebotomy experience
Meets professional nursing standards and pertinent local, state, and federal requirements
Strong therapeutic communication Skills
Preferred administrative data entry work experience, but not required
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
Flexibility and timeliness in completing assigned tasks

 

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
Must be able to travel up to 30 miles, 10% of the time
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Must complete with OSHA's Respiratory Protection Program i.e. N-95 respirator, face shields/goggles, gloves, gowns and if applicable, show coverings
Must be able to sufficiently move equipment without assistance
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting
Must be able to sit and climb stairs
Must have visual and hearing acuity
 
Environment:
Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases


Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Benefits:
Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance*
Paid Time Off Available*
401(k) Savings Plan with Employer Matching*
Easy access to state of the art technology for electronic charting during point of care
24 Hour 7 Days a Week Team Support for direct clinical and scheduling assistance
Hourly Pay & Weekly Paychecks
Flexible Scheduling (8, 10, and 12 hour shifts; Day/Night/Weekends available)
Potential for Overtime
Paid Training & Continuous Professional Development
Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status*



Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Aveanna provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aveanna complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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