Clinical Research Nurse II - Part Time

Job ID: req2462
Employee Type: exempt part-time
Division: Clinical Research Program
Facility: NIH
Location: NIH Campus 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA

The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases.

Accountability, Compassion, Collaboration, Dedication, Integrity and Versatility; it's the FNL way.

***This position is Part Time, Monday - Friday, 8am - 12pm, on-site at NIH in Bethesda, MD***

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Within Leidos Biomedical Research Inc. , the Clinical Research Directorate provides clinical supervision of programs at the clinical end of the research spectrum. The quality assurance programs provide the required autonomy and transparency of Good Manufacturing Practice quality assurance operations. CRD also provides operational support for clinical research and supports clinical trials management, regulation, pharmacovigilance, and protocol development/protocol navigations. These support services include dedicated clinical research professionals who provide patient care to clinical trial participants at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, and other research services that support the domestic and international clinical research initiatives of the National Cancer Institute , the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , and several other institutes within NIH. CRD's support services are strategically aligned with its mission to provide comprehensive, dedicated support to assist NIH researchers in providing the highest quality of clinical research in compliance with applicable regulations and guidelines, maintaining data integrity, protecting human subjects, and helping to advance scientific clinical research. CRD facilitates the conduct of NIH-sponsored clinical trials that investigate the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, influenza, HIV, infectious diseases and emerging health challenges like Ebola virus and COVID-19, parasitic infections, heart, lung and blood disorders, and rare and neglected diseases. CRD's collaborative approach to clinical research support and the expertise and dedication of staff to the continuation and success of CRD's mission has contributed to improving the overall standards of public health on a global scale.

The Clinical Research Directorate provides clinical research nursing coordination and support to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , Division of Intramural Research , Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Microbiology .

KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides clinical support to an assigned caseload of research protocols :

Recruits patients for clinical protocols

Screens referrals

Communicates with patients and referring providers about the protocol and enrollment process

Documents screening activities in appropriate databases

Assists in determining eligibility of volunteers for participation in clinical trials

Obtains informed consent

Facilitates the procurement of outside medical records and materials

Organizes, files, and reviews outside medical records

Coordinates research specimen procurement and processing

Obtains consent for send in samples

Assists with specimen procurement procedures

Logs received samples in appropriate databases

Processes outside material through the appropriate NIH departments

Assists in the coordination and implementation of clinical trials

Manages and analyzes protocol data

Organizes study files

Maintains databases

Assists with the monitoring of and compliance with regulatory requirements

Assists with the creation and preparation of protocol training materials

Works collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment to assist clinical staff with clinical implementation of the protocol

The position is not credentialed for patient care
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation in a related field. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency. Possession of a current unencumbered professional license as a Registered Nurse from any U.S. state

In addition to education requirement, a minimum of two years of recent nursing/clinical experience

Ability to wear personal protective equipment

Must be CPR certified or certifiable

Highly effective organizational and planning, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills

Working knowledge of biological principles and scientific methods

Working knowledge of International Conference on Harmonization/Good Clinical Practices guidelines, clinical research concepts, ethics, processes, and clinical protocol implementation

Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

Prior experience in hematology desirable along experience in clinical trials and/or experience in data management and collection

Highly effective organizational, computer, and communication skills

Must be detailed oriented
JOB HAZARDS

This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to infectious material, requiring medical clearance and immunizations

This position is subject to atmospheric conditions that would require the usage of a respirator, requiring a medical clearance

Equal Opportunity Employer | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran | Drug Free Workplace

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Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-04-21

Expiry Date : 2022-07-21

Job type : Part Time

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