Temporary - Clinical Research Nurse
Northwestern University - Chicago, IL

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Please attach a cover letter for full consideration of the temporary opportunity of Temporary Clinical Research Nurse.
This is a very part-time position ( 6 hours per week / Wednesday)
Paying approximately $20 per hour.
This positions has an end date of approximately TBD.
Northwestern University seeks to employ a varied and diverse range of dynamic people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. When you consider a temporary opportunity at Northwestern University, you know that you are joining an institution with a deep history of academic, professional and personal development.

Temporary Job Description:
Licensed nurse (RN) able to provide patient care and perform designated duties as required per research protocol. These duties may include, but are not limited to, administering ECGs, history taking (medication and treatment), collecting vital signs, medication management (including receiving and logging study medication, preparing bubble packs and administering injectable medication) and phlebotomy. Must work cooperatively with study coordinators to ensure adherence of care to the protocol’s requirements. Must exhibit ongoing knowledge of principal investigator’s active protocols and maintain appropriate training and certifications to execute study related assessments. This is a temporary, part-time position

Principal Accountabilities:
Serve as study drug manager for industry sponsored clinical trial;
Receive and log study medication deliveries;
Maintain blinded study drug supply inventory;
Assign study subject medication as per IVRS (electronic randomization);
Meet with monitors and other sponsor representatives as required;
Provide nursing services to patients enrolled in study protocols;
Collecting and recording vital signs, preparation of pill boxes, calling in medication orders as needed, administering ECGs and injectable medications as per protocol;
Provide clear and accurate recording of all of the above on appropriate source documentation;
Maintain certification as required by the sponsor to conduct study specific procedures (may include regularly scheduled online training or attendance of investigator meetings);
Work cooperatively with research team (principal and sub-investigators, study coordinators, assistants);
Regularly communicate with coordinator to maintain knowledge of study protocol requirements;
Assist with the orderly flow and timely completion of subject clinic visits;
Participate in regularly scheduled protocol reviews to facilitate team adherence to protocol;
Assist with identification and recruitment of research potentials. Assist with the development of new referral sources within the psychiatric community by participating in scheduled presentations.

Minimum Experience & Skills:
Proven knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of nursing care;
Proven knowledge of health care data management techniques and systems;
Proven clinical assessment skills;
Proven ability to perform diagnostic testing;
Able to articulate and clearly communicate clinical and/or information to patients and other health care professionals;
Able to make decisions independently, yet must be team oriented;
Attention to detail.

Qualifications Required :
A bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired;
Current license as a registered nurse with the state of Illinois;
1-3 years' experience of clinical experience, clinic research or academic medical center environment or equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired.

Software Required:
Microsoft Office.

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