ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.
With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.
Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.
Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator - ONSITE POSITION
Summary:The position is responsible for completing trial assignments in an autonomous, accurate, and timely manner. This position involves staff development and training responsibilities.
Essential Functions: Promoting the mission of Icon to function as an Integrated Site Network providing unparalleled service to our clinical trial partners. Actively striving to meet and exceed action items as discussed quarterly with direct supervisor. Adhering to the study protocol and maintaining proper documentation according to the protocol, regulatory requirements, and internal SOP's. Preparing and administering study medication at the direction of the Investigator. Training site personnel on clinical procedures and CPR/Heartsaver.
Performing technical and clinical requirements of study protocols, i.e., venipuncture, specimen processing, vital signs, electrocardiograms, IV infusions, IV pump operations, Holtor monitoring, pulmonary function testing, allergy testing, urine/serum pregnancy testing, strep throat screening, injections (IM or SQ) or any procedure necessary for the protocol as ordered by the investigator.
Attending investigator meetings, site initiation visits, and coordinator meetings to obtain training on drug preparation and administration and general knowledge about a protocol with a focus on clinical procedures.
Obtaining knowledge about the study drugs with an emphasis on injection or intravenous infusion medications.
Monitoring for possible complications with the administration of study drugs with an emphasis on injections or intravenous infusions.
Maintaining accurate dispensing logs, separate from those of the coordinator, to include such information as lot number, drug vs. placebo, and information about the third party mixer or un-blinded mixer/preparer of medication.
Documenting laboratory data and adverse reactions, and immediately notifying investigators, sponsors and the Institutional Review Board, if indicated, of any unexpected or serious events.
Assisting other staff members as determined by the needs and priorities of the research organization and as time and abilities permit.
Actively recruiting and effectively selling our service to suitable patient participants for clinical trials with set time allotted each week for recruitment efforts.
What You Need:
LPN, RN, or 4 year degree or equivalent preferably within Biology, Pharmacology, Clinical Research or a health-related field of study. Clinical Research Nurse Coordinators should be certified or working towards certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That's why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture - one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.
At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.
ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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