CLINICAL RESEARCH NURSE COORDINATOR - SURGERY COVID RESEARCH STUDIES - Military Veterans

at Duke University and Duke University Health System

Durham, North Carolina

School of Medicine:

 

Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.

 

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

 

100% Grant funded. 

 

Operations:
Recognizes when typical agreements (MTAs, CDAs, DUAs, DTAs, etc.) are necessary and alert appropriate parties. Knowledgeable in regulatory and institutional policies and processes; applies appropriately in study documentation, protocol submissions, and SOPs. May train others in these policies and processes. Maintains study level documentation for international studies. May develop resources and tools for management of international studies, and/or coordinate with other entities or offices. Is responsible for all aspects of managing and documenting Investigational Product (IP), including arrival, storage, tracking, and provision to research participants. Serves as the primary liaison with sponsors, IDS, and other parties, as necessary. Follows protocol schema for randomization and blinding/unblinding. May train others. Prepares for and provides support for study monitoring and audit visits, including support for the reviewer. Addresses and corrects findings. May train others. Maintains participant level documentation for all studies, including those that are complex in nature (e.g., procedural, and interventional studies) and/or require access to the Duke EHR. May train or oversee others. Employs strategies to maintain retention rates. Evaluates processes to identify problems with retention. May train or oversee others. Employs and may develop strategies to maintain recruitment rates and evaluate processes to identify problems. Escalates issues. May train or oversee others. Screens participants for complex studies (e.g., procedural, and interventional studies). May train or oversee others. Develops or helps develop SOPs. May train or oversee others. Independently employs simple procedures for collecting, preparing, processing, shipping, and maintaining inventory of specimens. Maintains study level documentation for all studies, including those that are complex in nature (e.g., procedural, and interventional studies). May train or oversee others. Schedules participants for research visits. Prepares necessary documents, equipment, supplies, etc. Conducts and documents non-complex visits and scripted testing or interviews.  May manage participant payment. Participates in study team meetings. 

 

Ethics:
Identify all AEs and determine whether or not they are reportable.  Collaborates with the PI to determine AE attributes, including relatedness to study. May train or oversee others. Conducts and documents consent for participants for all types of studies, including those that are complex in nature and/or require any orders in Maestro Care. May train or oversee others. Develops consent plans and documents for participants in a variety of studies. May train or oversee others. Under supervision, for non-complex studies (e.g., survey studies and registries), develops and submits documentation and information for IRB review. Prepares and submits documents needed for regulatory and safety reporting to sponsors and other agencies. May train or oversee others. 

 

Data:
Enters and collects data.  Develops data entry or collection SOPs or tools. May provide oversight or training to study team members collecting or entering data. Ensures accuracy and completeness of data for all studies, including those that are complex in nature. Recognizes data quality trends and escalates as appropriate. May develop tools for, and train others in, data quality assurance procedures. Recognizes and reports security of physical and electronic data vulnerabilities. May develop or review RDSPs for multiple study protocols. Maps a protocol's data flow plan including data capture, storage, transfer, management, quality, and preparation for analysis (may include data from EDCs, EHR, mobile apps, etc.). May train or oversee others. Learn and use new technology when required. 

 

Science:
Demonstrates a basic understanding of the elements of research study designs. 

 

Study and Site Management:
Prepares for, coordinates, and actively participates in site visits. Communicates effectively with sponsors and/or CROs. Uses clinical research management system and its reports to manage research participants' activities, calendars, tracking/marking financial milestones, and all aspects of study visits. Uses required EMR functionalities to manage participants and study visits.  May train others. Records basic protocol information in clinical research management system. Collects appropriate information to determine whether the study team's participation in a specific trial is feasible. May make recommendations. For studies with simple supplies or equipment, ensures that there are ample supplies, and that equipment is in good working order. Ensures that studies are conducted in compliance with institutional requirements and other policies. Follows protocol-specific systems and process flows. Prepares studies for closeout and document storage. May train or oversee others. 

 

Leadership:
Works with the manager to understand areas of opportunity and develop a training plan. Takes training courses and applies knowledge and skills. May also train others in the skills learned. Keeps current with research updates by attending key external offerings (i.e. Research Wednesday, RPN, events outside of Duke, etc.) and applies the learned material to the job. May disseminate information to others. Serves on committees and workgroups internally to Duke or externally in therapeutic area of research. Navigates processes and people involved in Duke clinical research, demonstrates organizational awareness, and has the interpersonal skills necessary to get work done efficiently. Demonstrates resilience and is adaptive to change. Uses advanced subject matter expertise in the therapeutic area or clinical research to solve problems. Communicates effectively with others, regardless of reporting relationship, to accomplish shared work objectives. 

 

Description of Clinical Responsibilities:

Clinical responsibilities: 

  • Ambulatory Medication Administration
  • Adult Medication
  • Alaris Pump Set up and Use
  • Other: Administer study IP 

 

Type of Research:

This position is for the Surgery COVID research studies.  Specific studies involve multiple investigational products. 

 

Minimum Qualifications
Education

Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associates Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. All registered nurses without a Bachelors degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date. Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required. Maintain compliance with required hospital and unit specific training competencies as well as an active RN status with the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON).

 

Experience
Twelve months of appropriate clinical nursing experience is required.


 

 

 

 

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

 

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

 

Durham, North Carolina

As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.

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