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Clinical Research Nurse

Clinical Research Nurse

Requisition ID 
2016-738081
Category 
Hidden (28993)
Position Type 
Full Time
Shift(s) 
Days
Department 
Mercy Research
Location 
US-MO-Saint Louis

More information about this job

Overview

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

 

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

 

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Completes pre-study checklist responsibilities in a timely fashion and with appropriate quality.

Uses screening and promotional practices appropriate for specific studies to effectively enroll patients.

Adheres to all regulatory requirements of clinical research.

Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of assigned protocols and associated processes.

Effectively manages patient visits in terms of preparedness and efficiency for patients, physicians, and SJMRG staff.

Demonstrates preparedness and efficiency when working with study monitors.

Demonstrates appropriate patient monitoring skills, including interviews and diagnostic evaluations.

Attends investigator meetings when appropriate, which will involve travel and time away from work and home.

Utilizes knowledge of pathophysiology and drug properties to monitor for therapeutic efficacy and safety in all patients.

Schedules study volunteers for clinic visits in accordance with protocol requirements and clinic staffing and space needs.

Educates patients about drug use and disease state management, including self-monitoring, dietary considerations, warning signs, etc.

Updates case report forms and source documents in a timely and accurate manner.

Maintains appropriate supplies for clinical trials and maintains accurate inventory records.

Participates in internal quality control monitoring of protocol compliance, patient satisfaction, and recruitment efforts when needed.

Accurately collects and prepares tissue/fluid specimens for laboratory analysis.

Receives and routes telephone calls when needed.

Contributes to an orderly and functional office environment.

Meets Health System attendance standards.

GENERAL DUTIES:
19.1 Participates in additional activities as needed.
19.2 Wears clothing and Health System badge consistent with dress code, and attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed appearance.
19.3 Observes universal precautions consistently.
19.4 Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriate.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

 

Associate Clinical Research Nurse
                -BSN or RN with 2 years clinical experience in lieu of BSN
                -RN license

Clinical Research Nurse
                -BSN or RN with 2 years clinical experience in lieu of BSN

                -RN license
                -3 years nursing experience

Senior Clinical Research Nurse
                -BSN
                -RN license
                -5 years clinical research experience with BSN or 2 years research experience with MSN, NP, DNP, PA or similar degree

Lead Clinical Research Nurse
                -BSN
                -RN license
                -7 years clinical research experience

 

 

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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