Registered Nurse - Clinical Research - Utah Valley Regional Medical Center
Intermountain Healthcare - Orem, UT

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Registered Nurses (RN's) in this position are responsible for the coordination of research projects including coordination with physicians, nurses, and other staff members caring for the patient enrolled in a research study. Responsibilities include certification in and strict adherence to research protocols. Activities directly related to research include recruitment and evaluation of eligibility, giving and obtaining informed consent, education of participants, obtaining specimens, direct patient interactions during studies and follow-up after the conclusion of the study and accurate reporting of all necessary data. Provides technical support to non-nurse research personnel as directed.

Job Essentials:

  • Assists with various aspects of clinical research and data collection including coordination with appropriate manager/directors, developing project proposals, data analysis and protocol budget proposals.
  • Facilitates medical, nursing, and allied healthcare staff education and certification when appropriate for research processes for other health care providers.
  • Coordinates clinical research projects with the appropriate Managers/Directors. Demonstrates a strong knowledge base of each protocol & operation manuals for each current study.
  • Communicates clinical project problems requiring action to the appropriate persons, divisions, or departments promptly and appropriately. May write monthly progress reports when requested by the Sponsor, and/or Principal Investigator or Department Manager.
  • May review project proposals, manuscripts, research policies and procedures, and manuals of operations to assist with their implementation and coordination of services at both the clinic and hospital level. This includes Medical & Nursing staff in-service education, and when appropriate certification for research processes for health care providers. May collect information from necessary departments for pricing and billing to assist with capitation questionnaires. Work with hospital nurse managers and physicians to facilitate new study implementation.
  • May perform “lead” responsibilities such as: Coordination of weekly scheduling; assignment of daily site duties; monitoring and supervision of all research activities including research nurse productivity, provision of feedback, mentoring, and training; timely resolution of research edits and audits; coordination of site-specific supplies; office expansion & growth input, training of new research nurses; quality assurance of nurse work & outputs.
  • Maintains confidentiality of the patients involved in research projects.
  • Participates in quality improvement processes and the peer review process by providing and receiving objective and constructive feedback to staff.
  • Delegates tasks to support personnel appropriately and in a manner to maintain protocol integrity.
  • Review and present prospective studies to physicians to assess potential interest and feasibility.
  • Entry Rate: $21.80
    Benefits Eligible: No
    Shift Details: This is a part-time, non-benefits eligible position. Must be available to work 16 hours per week. Shifts will be 2 evenings per week from 4:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Weekends are not required. Weekdays to work will vary.
    Department: Women and Newborn Research

    Minimum Requirements
    • Current State of Utah Registered Nurse (RN) license
    • Three or more years of Registered Nurse (RN) experience
    • Experience using word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet and e-mail and scheduling applications.
    • Experience in a role requiring effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution (education will be verified).
    • Prior experience in a role requiring the coordination of research studies or clinical program projects in the requisite field of medicine.
    • Prior experience as a Registered Nurse in Labor and Delivery is highly preferred.
    • Prior research experience is highly preferred.
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    Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

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