The Stanford Center for Clinical Research (SCCR), in collaboration with the Stanford Departments of Medicine and Radiology, is conducting one of the largest, most innovative, longitudinal studies in association with a leading Silicon Valley tech company and multiple high-profile academic partners. SCCR is seeking to hire a senior Clinical Research Nurse to support this exciting new study involving multiple disciplines, including cardiology, oncology and primary care.
SCCR provides infrastructure and research support to clinical research investigators and staff throughout the Department. Its mission is to promote high-quality, globally impactful clinical research to improve human health by working collaboratively within Stanford University and its affiliates.
The Research Nurse will work in a dynamic atmosphere and as part of a large team in a supportive environment. There will be the opportunity to work closely with fellow coordinators and research assistants, physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and ophthalmic technicians. The Research Nurse will apply medical knowledge and experience to coordinate and implement the clinical course of research participants in the clinical study. Assess physical health and administer treatments throughout the study aligned with 'Scope of Practice' delegated responsibilities. Support study conduct and ensure study participant safety. The Research Nurse is required to have the ability to multi-task in a high-energy environment. A flexible work schedule, outstanding communication and organizational skills, and attention to detail are required in a successful candidate.
Ensure the safety of study participants, and maintain communication with their families/caregivers and clinicians.
Provide clinical and administrative nursing support and oversight for research clinical trials based on scope of practice. Collaborate with clinical staff, researchers, outside vendors, and other staff to administer treatment and study protocols. May coordinate multi-site studies.
Develop and manage budget for research study, and oversee resources including funds, personnel, and equipment as needed. Coordinate and collaborate with principal investigator to review study protocol and assess and analyze feasibility, budget projections, and staffing needs.
Conduct study participant evaluations according to the study protocol, assess adverse events, and apply triage and judgment to determine course of action.
Comply with institutional policies, standard operating procedures, and guidelines, and prepare and submit documentation as required by the study protocol, study sponsor, and regulatory authorities. Interpret complex protocols and regulatory requirements. Oversee and manage essential regulatory documents and handle confidential information (verbal and written) with tact and diplomacy, adhering to all HIPAA guidelines.
Supervise non-clinical research staff as needed.
Identify, recruit, and enroll study participants, as well as maintain study participant records and determine study participant criteria.
* - Other duties may also be assigned EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree in nursing or equivalent, and five years of experience in nursing, with at least two years in a research setting.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Demonstrated ability to work with research subjects of all ages and backgrounds.
Verbal and written communication skills to convey medical and research-related information to research subjects of all ages and backgrounds.
Ability to identify confidential and sensitive information (written and verbal).
Ability to implement good clinical practices in all interactions with study participants, their families, and colleagues.
Ability to identify adverse reactions to study treatments and the required study protocol documentation to record these activities.
Ability to implement study protocols with minimal supervision.
Ability to provide work direction to research support staff.
Demonstrate understanding of good clinical practices and regulatory compliance.
Demonstrated experience with electronic data capture, including database management.
Demonstrated ability to perform the functions of the position with minimal supervision.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
Current license as a California Registered Nurse.
Certified Research Administrator or Clinical Research Coordinator preferred.
Current basic CPR certification.
Frequently stand/walk, sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, use a telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, twist/bend/stoop/squat, and grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), scrub/sweep/mop/chop/mix, operate a manual pipette.
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California non-commercial class license and operate vehicle during daylight hours.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May be required to work with, take specific precautions against, and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.
May be exposed to blood borne pathogens.
WORK STANDARDS (from JDL)
When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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