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Research Nurse – Central Austin office

Posted on December 8, 2015

Our Clinical Research Department specializes in Phase II-IV clinical, observational, and device trials.

We are currently seeking an LVN or RN to fill a Clinical Research Coordinator role at our Central Austin office.  Working under the supervision of the Principal Investigator(s), Site Director/Operations Director and Study Coordinator(s), the Research Nurse will coordinate the conduct of clinical research trials from study start-up through close-out procedures.

Key duties include:

  • Responsible for the integrity and overall quality of assigned clinical research trials
  • Serves as the primary contact for study subjects and sponsors, communicating daily as needed
  • Reviews study protocols and brochures; creates study document binder (sponsor, site, CRO, IRB/IEC correspondence), and prepares source documents including study and subject information folders
  • Completes study start-up through close-out procedures:
    • recruitment and patient enrollment
    • informed consent process
    • pre-screening, screening, and study visits in conjunction with Physician/Investigator
    • documentation of patient progress in response to investigative agents
    • coordination of monitor visits source documents and case report forms
    • as needed, oversee preparation of physician orders to ensure protocol compliance
    • maintain communication with physician regarding study requirements, dose modifications, and adverse events
  • Other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of progressive experience in the medical field
  • Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills. Able to excel in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be self-sufficient, detail-oriented, and able to identify problems and solve them.
  • Must be able to handle confident information and meet objectives in compliance with all legal, regulatory, and protocol guidelines

Preferred:

  • Prior experience in the pharmaceutical industry or in a clinical research setting; Working knowledge of research methodology/medical terminology.
  • Experience with e-MDs, InForm System, Medidata Rave, or similar

Position is full-time (40 hours per week). Salary: dependent on experience

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