Clinical Research Nurse, RN, Surgery, FT, Days, Exp Req (BSN, Pediatrics)

Jacksonville, FL, 32207
Dec 26, 2017
Jan 25, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Nemours is seeking a Clinical Research Nurse II, Surgery to join our team in Jacksonville, Florida.

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

The mission of Nemours Biomedical Research is to improve the health and health care of children by seeking new approaches to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of childhood diseases and to educate the next generation of leaders in children’s health. Ranked 14th in the nation for National Institutes of Health research funding among freestanding children’s hospitals, Nemours conducts more than 382 active research projects and clinical trials under the direction of 100 Nemours physician-scientists, 25 PhD center directors and laboratory heads, and 200 support staff. With comprehensive pediatric diagnostic testing, technology transfer and physician-scientist mentoring programs, Nemours clinical investigators, educators and scientists integrate research and scholarship across all of Nemours, advancing the delivery of pediatric care.

The primary function is to coordinate and oversee research trials and studies in the areas of General Surgery, ENT, Urology and Ophthalmology.

Good communications skills are required.

Coordinate and conduct clinical research protocols for assigned department(s) in both inpatient and outpatient settings including, but not limited to the following:
  • Ensuring patient safety through utilization of the nursing process to monitor, evaluate and initiate appropriate clinical intervention with the back-up of the physician/Principal Investigator.
  • Providing clinical support to outpatient and inpatient nurses regarding research protocol processes and coordination.
  • Keeping accurate records and updating forms to satisfy external funding agencies, NIH, FDA and OSHA regulations.
  • Confirming eligibility requirements for study participants, and enrolling and managing study participants as outlined by protocol guidelines.
  • Assisting with the preparation of initial protocol budgets and being fiscally responsible for management of protocols.
  • Assisting Principal Investigators with data collection, processing, compilation and analysis.
  • Purchasing and maintaining all equipment and supplies required for the research project.
  • Adhering to NCSC’s and Nemours Research programs’ policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for regulatory management/oversight of required study documents.
  • Managing, organizing and filing all case report forms; and ensuring protocol binders and files contain appropriate documentation for regulatory bodies and meet Nemours’ internal review requirements.
  • Assisting other research staff as appropriate.
  • Performing investigational drug accountability and working with inpatient and outpatient pharmacy staff to ensure investigational drug guidelines are followed per the research protocols.
  • Assisting in the preparation of research manuscripts, abstracts and proposals.

  • A Bachelor's degree is required.
  • Current Florida Nursing License required.
  • Current BLS certification required.
  • At least 6 months of experience required.

  1. Works with the research team and other internal and external customers.
  2. Manages resources prudently.
  3. Thinks proactively.
  4. Directs communications to the level of the audience.
  5. Stays current on technological aspects of position.
  6. Uses listening skills (nonverbal communications, rephrasing).
  7. Position is responsible for making decisions, judgments and recommendations concerning data management.

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

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