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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position:

Coordinates research projects conducted at MSVMC and throughout BSMH facilities. Primary responsibilities include recruiting and monitoring study participants, maintaining research materials required for coordinating projects, protocol compliance, assisting research investigators in developing and completing research projects. Required to maintain current knowledge of federal regulations, guidelines and developments in the field of research.

Essential Functions:

Works with investigators and personnel to develop research protocols.

Assists with the preparation of written documents for the Institutional Review Board, such as informed consent documents, initial project applications, adverse event reports, protocol revisions, annual project reports, and final project reports.

Assists with preparation of grant and study budget applications.

Recruits subjects who meet the protocol requirements through networking with primary physician and other interdisciplinary personnel.

Works with research subjects and/or their legally authorized representative to explain projects and insure informed consent.

Coordinates clinical and pharmacokinetic research studies, protocol interventions with nurses, physicians, pharmacists and other ancillary personnel, in compliance with the study protocol.

May perform study procedures where qualified and needed.

Collects observational data

Dispenses and/or administers investigational medication, as required.

Coordinates, obtains, processes, stores, and/or ships laboratory samples for analysis, as required by the protocol. These specimens include but are not limited to blood, serum, plasma, urine, sputum and/or tissue.

Manages data, including database preparation, data entry, and query generation and resolution.

Maintains detailed, complete and accurate research files.

Acts as a liaison between subjects, investigators, other departments, other research sites, sponsors, vendors, and regulatory committees and agencies.

Informs physicians, nurses, manager, and other pertinent personnel of status of projects, subjects, etc.

Monitors compliance with the protocol, institutional policies, federal regulations and Integrated Addendum to ICH E6: Guideline for Good Clinical Practice E6.

Monitors all research subjects closely and observes for patient response to therapy and any adverse experiences. Collects pertinent data and notifies the physician investigator and/or other appropriate personnel of any significant findings.

Conducts literature reviews through the Internet and/or library.

Assists with discharge planning for research subjects.

Maintains pager for taking call, as needed, 24 hours per day.

Assists with the preparation for and participates in sponsor-related quality assurance audits and FDA compliance audits, as required.

Assists with the preparation of charts, graphs, and other illustrations, to facilitate interpretation of research findings.

Assists with the preparation of research abstracts and manuscripts for publication, posters, and slides for presentation at a conference.

Advises investigators and other pertinent individuals on relevant regulatory issues.

Maintains a working knowledge and understanding of institutional policies, federal regulations and ICH/GCP guidelines as they pertain to research.

Plans, develops and presents education programs on clinical research and investigational drug therapy to nursing and other appropriate personnel.

Represents St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center and Bon Secours Mercy Health at local, regional, and national meetings in conjunction with research studies being conducted at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center and throughout Bon Secours Mercy Health.

Collaborates and fosters relationships with other St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center and/or Bon Secours Mercy Health researchers, and physicians to develop, acquire, and implement joint research studies to be conducted at the Medical Center and throughout Bon Secours Mercy Health.

Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Mission and Core Values of Bon Secours Mercy Health.

Adheres to the standards and policies of the Corporate Responsibility Program, including the duty to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and reporting to designated Manager any suspected unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful acts or practices.

Embraces Standards of Behavior in order to provide and promote excellent customer service for both internal and external customers. Holds self and others accountable for behaviors that promote service excellence.

Adheres to all standards and policies regarding safety/patient safety initiatives.

Is responsible for all other duties as assigned.

Are these the most current core values?

Required Minimum Education:

Associates Degree of Nursing

Bachelors or Masters of Nursing Degree preferred

Minimum Years and Type of Experience:

Prior clinical research experience and understanding of the scientific process preferred. Minimum of 3-5 years of recent clinical experience required. Critical care experience desirable.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Ability to write, follow and monitor study protocols, recruit and consent study subjects, collect and enter data, and follow institutional policies, U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations and International Conference on Harmonisation Good Clinical Practice guidelines.

Must possess analytical skills necessary to retrieve data accurately from the medical record, evaluate significance, and present data as necessary.

Excellent written and oral communication skills to write and edit clear precise and grammatically correct correspondences, scientific abstracts, manuscripts, and presentations.

Must possess excellent interpersonal skills sufficient to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with physicians, nurses, other researchers, sponsors, research subjects and families, regulatory officials, and a variety of other Bon Secours Mercy Health personnel.

Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment, follow through on assignments with minimal direction, and to independently prioritize work.

Initiative, creativity, tenacity and patience to effectively organize, develop, coordinate and complete multiple research projects on time.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and records with tact and discretion.

Must possess computer skills necessary to work with a variety of software .

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

Prescription drug coverage

Flexible spending accounts

Life insurance w/AD&D

Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

Paid time off

Educational Assistance

And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

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Neuroscience Research - St. Vincent

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Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-05-07

Job type : Full Time

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