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This Research Nurse position will work under limited supervision, screen, enroll, plan, implement and evaluate protocol-related care of participants and data for select projects. In this interesting role, you will Follow study-specific protocol guidelines, communicate and interact with investigators, hospital staff, department manager, sponsoring agencies and others to effectively perform clinical research activities. This position focuses on studies related to Cardiology.
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PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists with the implementation of protocol activity for patients entered into approved research studies, including but not limited to: evaluating potential participants for inclusion in specific protocols, informed consent, data and specimen collection and submission, adverse event reporting, protocol compliance, investigational drug and device handling and auditing processes.
Provides educational information and serves as a resource for participants and potential participants, significant others, physicians, medical staff and the community regarding ongoing and upcoming clinical studies and protocol-specific disease management and prevention.
Maintains local, national and international standards of conduct for clinical trial participation. Collects, compiles and analyzes data retrieved from ongoing clinical trials and submits follow-up case reports and adverse action reports.
Collects, compiles and analyzes data from investigator initiated research and value based projects Performs protocol specific follow up exams and procedures.
Prepare and present protocol information to the CCHS Institutional Review Board (IRB) under the supervision of the research nurse supervisor or research manager.
Prepare submissions and collaborates with the Finance and Legal departments under the supervision of the research nurse supervisor or research manager.
Screens population for initial entry into clinical trials and obtains informed consent. Supports conduct of multi-disciplinary clinical trials involving stroke neurology, neuro-interventional, surgical critical care, critical care, and emergency medicine research.
Oversee and provide direction to research students/assistants.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports, in a timely manner, to the appropriate chain of command any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself other employees, patients and visitors.
Current RN licensure in the State of Delaware
Certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
Travel to offsite physician offices and CCHS facilities
Overnight travel for investigator meetings
Cardiac experience strongly preferred.
Internal Number: JR54182
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.