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