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University of Florida Jacksonville Healthcare, Inc. has supported the University of Florida's physician practice in Jacksonville and other northern Florida and southern Georgia communities since 1971. UFJHI provides a wide range of business services to one of the largest mixed specialty practices in the southeastern United States consisting of over 300 physicians working in 30 clinics. UFJHI is an exciting and challenging place to work. We really care about the communities and patients that we serve. Our employees work alongside nationally and internationally renowned physicians who are engaged in teaching and research as well as providing healthcare services. Primarily located in Jacksonville, Florida, UFJHI also offers a great north Florida lifestyle with countless recreational activities, museums, orchestras along with professional and amateur sports.
Scope of the Job
Responsible for all aspects of research coordination for research studies ; Responsible for research specific quality nursing care for patients participating in clinical trials
At least six, no more than ten.
The essential functions are the primary dimensions for performance review.
Plan, implement and monitor participant recruitment and retention procedures
Interpret and implement protocol procedures and policy
Screen and interview study participants
Maintain case report forms, charts and documentation
Review lab and procedure results
Dispense medication and maintain records
Perform procedures as needed
Assists Division staff as needed
Assures that adverse events are reported in timely fashion
Maintain Regulatory documents as mandated by FDA regulations
Assist/prepare initial institutional review board (IRB0 and regulatory document submissions. Appropriately submit documents to the IRB.
Float, Cross Train, and act as back up coordinator for multiple studies.
Job related travel as necessary. Coordinates recruitment and retention by in services. This may include physician referral letters and advertisements. Demonstrates knowledge of study protocol/policy by following study guidelines with 98 % accuracy. Continually establishes participant eligibility documents appropriately and reports to Research Manager. Appropriately documents with 98% accuracy and completion. Meets specified timelines. Refers abnormal lab or procedure results to MD or ARNP with appropriate follow-up. Appropriately dispenses and records study medications per guidelines. Evaluates participant overall health and study eligibility by review of subjective/objective data. Assists with filing, stocking of supplies scheduling, answering phones, and Division staff as requested by supervisor. Travels to appropriate study meetings or community in services. Accepts responsibility for additional assignments.
Must be able to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, or unusual situations. Must be capable of dealing with periodic cyclical workload pressures and levels of responsibility. Required to make independent judgments without supervision. Must be able to make generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based on sound clinical, sensory or judgmental criteria. Must have the adaptability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. Requires the ability to work with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.
SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, AND REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
Ability to perform phlebotomy
Knowledge of medical terminology
Understanding of clinical research process
Familiarity with the Code of Federal Regulations as they pertain to human subject clinical research
Strong interpersonal skills
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Strong computer skills including database management and spreadsheets
Strong calculation skills
RN with 2-5 years of nursing experience or Certified Clinical Research Coordinator or 4 year degree in health science related field with clinical research experience.
Minimum of one year Cardiology Experience Required
Education and Certifications
Licensed Registered Nurse or Certified Clinical Research Coordinator required.
4 years degree in Health Science related field with Clinical Research experience.
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