The Research Nurse 1 learns to assist various Principal
Investigators (PIs), through delegated authority, with conducting
clinical trials per federal, state and institutional guidelines,
while learning the responsibilities during all phases of trials
including pre-study implementation through study closure are
included in the scope of this position.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Coordinates the implementation of various protocols for assigned
research projects with appropriate departments throughout the
organization while under the mentorship of a research leader by
interacting with PIs and clinical managers/supervisors, providing
in-service education for healthcare professionals and working with
Pharmacy to ensure a smooth project flow.
Learns to review new protocols and other materials provided by
study sponsors, and gives input to the PIs and managers, as
applicable, regarding nursing and research issues in order to
determine financial and clinical feasibility.
Learns to screen patients for eligibility in assigned clinical
trials in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.
Assists in coordinating research subject's consent and entry
into appropriate research studies ensuring that all inclusion and
exclusion criteria are met.
Helps ensure that all study related activities are complete
including returning supplies, returning unused stock of study
drug/devices, and confirming that all queries are complete.
Assists with preparing Institutional Review Board final
Maintains current knowledge of departmental functions through
reading literature, attending workshops, seminars and conferences,
and by participating in professional organizations.
Learns to utilize Study Assistant Clinical Trials Management
System per departmental requirements.
Assists in conducting audits of research studies to check the
accuracy, integrity and consistency of the research studies.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong computer Skills, including Microsoft Office, Excel and
Ability to manage time sensitive projects in order to meet
Strong ability to establish and maintain effective working
Location/Facility - Baylor Scott & White Research Institute
Specialty/Department/Practice - Heart & Lung
Shift/Schedule - Day Shift
Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*: Immediate
eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PT O accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or
EXPERIENCE Less than 1 Year of Experience
Registered Nurse (RN)
Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or