Clinical Research Coord I - RN Position (Ft-Daylight) - Children's Hospital Of Pittsburgh

University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 2 months ago


This position is looking for an RN with at least 2 years of experience. Research experience is preferred but not required. This is a full time, daylight, position.

The Coordinator I will work with physicians, nurses, other allied health professionals, and research staff to coordinate clinical research efforts provided at UPMC.


  • Actively participates in the department's quality improvement efforts.

  • Demonstrates leadership in ensuring adherence to ethical practices during the conduct of research in order to protect the rights and well-being of patients and the collection of quality data.

  • Demonstrates leadership in ensuring patient comprehension and safety during initial and ongoing informed consent discussions.

  • Facilitates compliance with the requirements of the research protocol and good clinical research practice while remaining cognizant of the needs of the diverse patient population.

  • Identifies opportunity for quality improvement to colleagues and management.

  • Provides detailed and appropriate teaching to patients and families to effectively guide them through the research study.

  • Provides leadership to the research team in ensuring collection of source data and completion of documentation that validated the integrity of the research

  • Takes personal responsibility in improving patient satisfaction with the quality of care and service provided.

  • Takes responsibilities for identifying his or her ongoing professional development needs and seeks resources and opportunities to meet those needs, such as through membership in nursing or research organizations.

  • Uses a variety of resources and strategies to manage the care of patients participating in research, ensuring compliance with protocol procedures, assessments, and reporting requirements as well as management of symptoms.

  • Utilizes a variety of strategies to enhance recruitment while being mindful of the needs of diverse patient populations.

  • Utilizes multiple communication methods to facilitate the effective conduct of research.


  • Associates/bachelors in nursing preferred.

  • Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing required.

  • 2 years clinical research experience with a preference in an oncology setting or 2 years of RN experience.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse license or eligible for State Board Licensure.

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal

  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • Registered Nurse

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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