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Clinical Research Nurse – Translational Research Institute – Orlando in Orlando, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 12/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
  • Shift
  • AHS Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital

Job Description

Clinical Research Nurse – Translational Research Institute – Orlando

Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire Clinical Research Nurse who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.

Department Profile:

The Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes (TRI) is the product of an innovative affiliation between Florida Hospital and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute that bridges the gap between discovery research and clinical care. The TRI brings together the complementary strengths of Sanford-Burnham’s basic science prowess and advanced research technologies and Florida Hospital’s compassionate, comprehensive clinical care and clinical/translational research expertise to accelerate the discovery and development of new approaches to diagnose, treat, and prevent obesity, diabetes, and their cardiovascular complications

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Job Summary:

The Clinical Research Nurse – RN/Associate is a team member in the conduct of Phase I-IV industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials in accordance with trial protocols, FDA Regulations, and ICH/GCP Guidelines. As a member of the research team, meets study-specific goals and timelines. Performs and assists with clinical tasks related to study-specific tests, procedures, and treatments within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and effectively with subjects, investigators, Project Managers (PM’s), Clinical Research Coordinators (CRC’s), Research Nurse – LPNs and other TRI staff to serve as a participant advocate by reporting any participant needs, concerns, abnormalities, or adverse events to the Investigators and CRC’s. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Ability to perform clinical tasks such as phlebotomy, peripheral IV line insertion, and assisting physicians and providers with procedures.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, simultaneously, in an organized and timely manner
  • Ability to work independently and as a team under the direction of the Investigator, PM, and Clinical Operations Manager
  • Critical-thinking skills
  • Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint; use of internet and other research tools (preferred)
  • Knowledge of clinical/translational research and research regulatory environment (preferred)
  • Graduate of a school of nursing
  • Experience in the clinical/translational research environment (preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current active RN licensure with the Florida State Board of Nursing
  • BLS certified
  • ACLS certified (preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

  • Assists with conducting clinical research trials in accordance with trial protocols, state and federal regulations, and ICH/GCP guidelines by actively escorting volunteers through study visits; performing clinical tasks and collecting associated data; and communicating information/results to the CRC and/or investigator(s).
  • Delivers safe care with regard for the dignity and respect of all participants. Maintains adequate skill in clinical competencies including, but not limited to phlebotomy and IV insertion. Practices the principles of Universal Precautions. Understands and abides by HIPAA Regulations.
  • Maintains neat, organized, accurate, and up-to-date source document records for all participants. Completes Case Report Forms (CRF) as applicable in a timely manner. Ensures that all data collection meets protocol specifications and requirements.
  • Communicates appropriately and effectively with TRI investigators, scientists, PM’s, CRC’s, and staff as well as research participants. Serves as a participant advocate by reporting any participant needs, concerns, abnormalities, or adverse events to the Investigator or CRC. )
  • Maintains a clean, prepared clinical space. Performs set-up and turnover procedures in all clinical areas, per TRI SOP’s, in a timely manner.
  • Utilizes resources in a cost-effective manner. Maintains organized, stocked clinical areas. Communicates material needs to CRC.
  • Participates in internal and/or external training programs, staying current and compliant on knowledge and skills applicable to assigned duties. Completes Employee Assessment Form and proactively plans for career development.
  • Oversees the intravenous infusions of insulin and/or glucose in the conduct of the glucose clamp procedure, as well as the administration of any IV Push medications for other procedures.
  • Manages/oversees the dosing of Investigational Products given on the CRU during Phase I studies.
  • Escorts volunteers through study visits.
  • Escalates issues, when necessary, to the Clinical Operations Manager.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure smooth and efficient operations of the TRI. Communicates the need for new work and automatically looks for additional duties as workload permits.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Clinical Research Nurse opportunity with Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Clinical, RN, Research,

Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Nursing
Organization:  Florida Hospital
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Nov 8, 2018, 8:37:26 AM

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