• Job Title: Research Nurse
  • Job ID: 448704
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Department: Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Shift: Shift Varies
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $55,588.20
  • Salary Range Max: $65,000.00

Position summary

Research Nurse (Job Opening 448704) - Clinical Research Specialist to function as a Research Nurse to plan, organize and coordinate care of patients on clinical research protocols in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; evaluates patients for eligibility to participate in research study protocols; coordinates and ensures appropriate process to obtain informed consents from prospective study participants; coordinates registration of out/in patients; monitors care and ensures that proper follow-up appointments are scheduled and completed; 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 all 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; acts as a patient advocate by providing education to and responding to questions 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 or equivalent combination of education and experience required; current State of Ohio nursing licensure 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; experience in labor and delivery nursing desired; ability to work flexible hours (evenings) required. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.