Job Description

Job Title: Clinical Research Coord I - Enterstomal Therapy
Job ID: 38797868
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: variable daylight
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Enterstomal Therap
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

The Enterstomal Therapy at UPMC Presbyterian currently has an opening for a Clinical Research Coordinator I.

The Coordinator I will work with physicians, nurses, other allied health professionals, and research staff to coordinate clinical research efforts provided at UPMC. 

This position is grant funded

Responsibilities:
  • Utilizes multiple communication methods to facilitate the effective conduct of research.
  • Uses a variety of resources and strategies to manage the care of patients participating in research, ensuring compliance with protocol procedures, assessments, and reporting requirements as well as management of symptoms.
  • Identifies opportunity for quality improvement to colleagues and management.
  • Provides detailed and appropriate teaching to patients and families to effectively guide them through the research study.
  • Utilizes a variety of strategies to enhance recruitment while being mindful of the needs of diverse patient populations.
  • Demonstrates leadership in ensuring patient comprehension and safety during initial and ongoing informed consent discussions.
  • Facilitates compliance with the requirements of the research protocol and good clinical research practice while remaining cognizant of the needs of the diverse patient population.
  • Demonstrates leadership in ensuring adherence to ethical practices during the conduct of research in order to protect the rights and well-being of patients and the collection of quality data.
  • Takes personal responsibility in improving patient satisfaction with the quality of care and service provided.
  • Provides leadership to the research team in ensuring collection of source data and completion of documentation that validated the integrity of the research
  • Takes responsibilities for identifying his or her ongoing professional development needs and seeks resources and opportunities to meet those needs, such as through membership in nursing or research organizations.
  • Actively participates in the department's quality improvement efforts.

Qualifications

  • Associates/bachelor's preferred
  • Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing required
  • 2 years clinical research experience or 2 years of RN experience

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse license or eligible for State Board Licensure
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $26 to $43.25 / hour

Union Position: No

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