Job Title:
Research Nurse
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College of Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Position summary

Research Nurse (Job Opening 445523) - Functions as a Research Nurse to plan, organize and coordinate the care of patients on clinical research protocols in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; evaluates and identifies eligibility of patients for consideration of participation in clinical studies; administers informed consent to study participants; serves as a patient advocate monitoring care and ensuring appropriate and timely follow-up care is scheduled and carried out; collects and processes biological specimens as required by protocol; evaluates patient response and complications; develops and revises patient care orders; educates and directs protocol compliance with physicians and staff nurses; assists in developing tools to meet requirements of new protocols; manages protocols with increased clinical complexities including translational investigator-initiated research as well as multi center trials; serves as clinical resource for other disease team members; collects and enters data for patients enrolled on protocol; participates in analyzing research data; communicates with outside federal or industry sponsors regarding protocol and patient status; assesses patient reaction to any modifications or treatment that are part of the protocol; provides educational and informational materials to study participants and their families about purposes, goals and objectives of study and what to expect as a study patient; responds to questions and concerns from patients about protocols; works with patients to ensure adherence with the protocol; serves as clinical resource for other disease team members.

Education and experience

Bachelor's Degree in nursing required or equivalent combination of education and experience; current State of Ohio Nursing license or interim permit required; clinical research certification from SoCRA (Society of Clinical Research Associates) or ACRP (Association of Clinical Research Professionals) preferred; experience in a clinical research capacity conducting clinical research trials preferred; considerable experience in providing direct patient care desired; experience in labor and delivery nursing desired; ability to work nights and weekends required. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate will be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.