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Clinical Research Coordinator I - Nurse (RN)

Description

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital is seeking a Full-time Clinical Research Coordinator to support the Fetal Medicine department!

This position will work mainly Monday through Friday daylight shifts, with the possibility for evenings and weekends. There is also possible travel up to four times per year. Hours and travel are subject to change based on business needs.

This position is grant-funded.

This department conducts OB/Gyn research studies at Magee-Womens Hospital. You will enroll study participants at the beginning of their pregnancy and follow them throughout their pregnancy.  Some studies continue to conduct study visits after delivery and follow the child’s development and maternal health for several years. Studies within labor and delivery and postpartum units are also conducted. The studies are designed to improve outcomes for both mother and child.


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

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 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 with a preference in an oncology setting 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. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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