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Nurse Manager - Clinical Research Unit
The Nurse Manager is a department head who has administrative authority and responsibility for the administration, management and direction of the operational, personnel and financial activities of the Clinical Research Unit. In addition this incumbent will work with the PCIR under the CTSA to coordinate inter-institutional collaboration with Howard University, MHRI and the VA. Under the CTSA the incumbent will provide oversight to satellite sights to ensure the mission and goals of the CTSA are met. The Nurse Manager will coordinate, supervise and implement a wide range of clinical studies on the CRU and within the community. These function are coordinated with hospital administration, department heads, investigators, medical staff, community leaders, collaborating institutions, and others and are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Medical Center's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.
Assumes overall responsibility (directly or through delegation to other staff members) for personnel management for the CRU to include but not limited to interviewing, hiring, orienting, training, scheduling,mentoring, counseling, evaluating, promoting and terminating employees.
Directs the operations of the CRU. This includes, but is not limited to, coordination and monitoring of clinical research activities that occur on the CRU, development of policies and SOPs for the CRU,develops and introduces a quality management system for clinical operations with performance measures,develops quality improvement projects and works to track implement change accordingly, collaborates with hospital administration to ensure compliance with hospital policies and procedures, and ensures timely and high quality completion of investigator projects.
Promotes the professional growth and development of staff and students by developing, planning for,providing and evaluating orientation, training, continuing education programs or other opportunities for learning as delegated for the department and other hospital staff. Training will also include collaboration with the Howard University CRU, MHRI, and The VA to implement projects across the spectrum of the CTSA institutions.
Takes a leadership role in implementation of these protocols across the CTSA collaborating institutions. Takes a mentoring role at the institution by accepting students as interns through the school of nursing or the other GUMC programs.
Develops and maintains a census, flow sheet and protocol tracking management system in collaboration with the Information Systems group. Takes a leadership role in working with CTSA collaborative institutions to implement the tracking management system and flow sheet management tool across the institution to assist in the CTSA mission and goals.
Assumes responsibility to enter and/or delegate entry of data into this system for accurate census and protocol tracking.
Formulates, recommends, implements, monitors, and controls operational and capital budgets within administrative guidelines for the CRU.
Participates in planning, implementation, and administration of the clinical CRU budget. Developments protocol budgets for investigator projects in adherence to the constraints of the clinical budget.
Assists in establishing fees for other non-research clinical services provided on the CRU and establishes mechanisms to bill, in collaboration with hospital administration.
Ensures that CRU staff are trained in the billing procedures and implements the billing and collection structure that is established for the non-research clinical activities.
Implements clinical care at the alternative sites such as MRHI and / The VA and NRH under the CTSA mission and goals.
Collaborates with Howard Universities NM of the CRU to implement mechanism to foster research activities and balance resources at both CRUs to meet the needs of participants and investigators.
Markets the CRU resources through assisting with web site development as needed, brochure development and ongoing discussion with new investigators. Participate in lectures and community events that will showcase the resources of the CRU / CTSA.
Nurse Practitioner or four year degree in nursing; Master's preferred
Four years experience preferred to include: one year of related clinical experience and a minimum of two years progressive supervisory/management experience in an acute care facility
Experience in a university teaching hospital is preferred
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Expert knowledge of nursing principles and expertise in clinical research
Strong leadership skills and the ability to function independently
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