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Job Description

Job Title: Lead Clinical Research Coord - MWRI
Job ID: 63236645
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Department: 8961 MWRI Erie
Location: 118 East 2nd St, Erie PA 16507

Description

The Lead CRC will work with physicians, nurses, other allied health professionals, and research staff to coordinate clinical research efforts provided at MWRI.

The schedule is:

Responsibilities:
  • Takes personal responsibility in improving patient satisfaction with the quality of care and service provided.
  • Identifies opportunity for quality improvement to colleagues and management.
  • Actively participates in the department's quality improvement efforts.
  • Provides detailed and appropriate teaching to patients and families to effectively guide them through the research study.
  • 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.
  • Provides leadership to the research team in ensuring collection of source data and completion of documentation that validated the integrity of the research
  • 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.
  • Utilizes a variety of strategies to enhance recruitment while being mindful of the needs of diverse patient populations.
  • 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.
  • Utilizes multiple communication methods to facilitate the effective conduct of research.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates leadership in ensuring patient comprehension and safety during initial and ongoing informed consent discussions.
  • Primary liaison for study monitoring and audit visits for complex and IITs (investigator-initiated trials), Develops study implementation materials for complex studies and conducts in-service education, Mentors new hires & train in GCP & GDP methodologies, presents new studies at grand rounds/tumor board at community sites for provider education.
  • Assists the PI in reviewing new procedures/amendments related to complex research protocols and educates other staff of changes.
  • Oversee research associates in data entry and integrity, participates in working groups and committees,

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred.
  • Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing required.
  • 4 years of relevant professional experience or 2 years relevant experience with preferred degree.

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. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Salary Range: $26.47 to $41.23 / hour

Union Position: No

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