Nurse Clinical Research Coordinator III (COVID-19) – Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program

Location
El Paso, Texas
Salary
The salary is competitative.
Posted
Aug 26, 2020
Closes
Sep 26, 2020
Ref
NURSE01374
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a Nurse Clinical Research Coordinator III (COVID-19) to support the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program (IDCRP) located at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, TX. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to IDCRP. U.S. citizenship required.

The incumbent performs clinical research and patient treatment in conjunction with one or more specified clinical research protocols. Adheres to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy. Assures that protocol requirements are achieved within Good Clinical Practices.

Responsibilities:

  1. Reviews patient records, recruits patients, and screens patients for eligibility in participation of research protocol, interviews patients for protocols and collects and analyzes appropriate data for recruitment purposes, determines patient commitment and obtains informed consent. Educates patients about the research protocol, their roles in the protocols, and any other vital information. Assists in administering appropriate drugs/devices/infusions to patients as specified in protocols. May be required to draw blood and obtain other specimens as specified in protocols (40%)
  2. Assists research team to identify problems in the research design or analysis methodology and trends in patient reactions to treatment. (10%)
  3. Collects, organizes, catalogs, disseminates, and maintains appropriate files of current data. Maintains weekly/monthly status reports on all patients. (10%)
  4. Acts as a liaison between patients/patients family/LAR and physicians and serves as a resource for the patients. Acts as a research case manager for the patients where appropriate. (10%)
  5. Prepares and maintains manual and computerized data in patient study books according to prescribed standards. (10%)
  6. Transcribes and resolves queries of data in case report forms (hardcopy or electronic) and prepares documents, under direction of project heads, reporting statistical analyses and descriptive data from patient's study books to be used in research reports. (10%)
  7. Schedules patients for appointments and visits. Assists with monitoring audits/visits for protocols. Travels from their assigned workplace to support protocols at other sites as needed. (10%)
  8. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of complex nursing procedures; knowledge of federal and local regulations and policies pertinent to research involving human subjects; excellent interpersonal and computer skills; ability to communicate effectively and to work with individuals of all levels.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required.

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 6-8 years of relevant experience required.

Work Environment: Set in a clinical research environment.

Background/Security: U.S. citizenship required; eligible to obtain and maintain a Tier III Investigation/ Secret Clearance and Common Access Card (CAC).

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check. 

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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