Working under limited supervision, the research nurse will coordinate, implement and evaluate the clinical research trial studying vitamin D dosing in black infants born preterm. This is a part-time 20 hour per week position.
Coordinate, implement and evaluate clinical research trials, studies and/or projects
Provide direction in the development of research protocol
Conduct home research visits.
Conduct clinic research visits.
Conduct telephone follow-up.
Obtain phlebotomy samples in infants up to 1 year old.
Administer questionnaires. Record and analyze data.
Educate parents about administration of study vitamins.
Coordinate scheduling and follow-up with other research staff.
Develop and conduct patient and family education
Oversee financial accounts to ensure operations remain within budget
Assist in developing data collection systems and compiles reports
Assist in writing research grants, publications, study materials, etc.
Provide direction and may supervise Research Nurse 1s or other support staff
Perform other duties as assigned.
Department: Weekly contact with supervisor to discuss research. Daily contact with other research staff.
University: Occasional contact with other departments to share information.
External: Limited or no contact with vendors to exchange information. Collaborate with other study personnel at CWRU, University Hospitals, and MetroHealth. Daily contact with study participants.
Students: Contact with student employees.
This position has no direct supervision of staff employees.
Education/Experience/Licensing: Bachelor's degree and 3 years of experience OR Associate's degree and 7 years of experience OR High school and 11 years of experience Requires RN license in the state of Ohio. Ohio driver’s license is required.
Experience with performing pediatric blood draws.
Knowledge and understanding of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of Neonatology.
Professional and effective verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work and communicate with various individuals within the department, School and University, and with individuals outside the University.
Strong organization skills; ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines. Must demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy, time management skills, and follow-through.
Ability to work effectively independently and within a team. Must be able to effectively collaborate with other study personnel at CWRU, University Hospitals, and MetroHealth.
Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
Must demonstrate flexibility and ability to work under pressure; must be able and willing to work in a fast-paced, changing environment and conform to shifting priorities, demands and timeline.
Must demonstrate willingness to learn new techniques, procedures, processes, and computer programs as needed.
The employee will drive personal car to home visits (reimbursed at standard rates per mile). Some weekend and evening hours will be required; flexibility in scheduling home visits is ideal.
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