Description – Overview
This is a full time, temporary position with no benefits. Job diuration will not exceed 4 1/2 months.
Protocol Management: Applies clinical and research knowledge of protocol conduct in the effective management of research protocols. Participates in fiscal activities related to clinical research. Communicates effectively with research team. Documents and organizes protocol related items consistent with protocol guidelines, institutional and departmental policies, GCP and Federal Regulations.
Data Management: Demonstrates knowledge of research process, Code of Federal Regulations and ICH Guidelines for Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP). Demonstrates competence in key aspects of data collection and data entry incorporating institutional guidelines. Demonstrates knowledge of the current NCI-Common Toxicity Criteria and institutional reporting requirements. Knows how to ensure the quality of protocol specific data.
Clinical Practice: Applies the nursing process and incorporates national and institutional standards of nursing practice in delivering nursing care to patients enrolled in research protocols. Demonstrates clinical competence in aspects of care incorporating institutional guidelines and protocol policies. Documents patient care and outcomes per institutional, federal and protocol standards.
Education/Team Orientation: Applies principle of teaching/learning process to patient/family learning needs. Identifies experiences to increase knowledge and participates in educational activities.
Communication/Respect: Uses appropriate communication skills with patients. Accepts and incorporates constructive feedback into professional practice. Can locate and utilize institutional and departmental policies and procedures.
Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
Preferred: Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing.
Required: Two years registered nurse experience.
Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification or Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification.
Patient care environment.
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