The Clinical Research Coordinator RN implements advanced clinical protocol management within study and institutional requirements. Proficiently performs nursing duties, including assessment, planning, evaluation, and intervention. Safeguards the rights and wellbeing of the study participant. This role also includes general operational support and administrative duties related to clinical activities supporting research studies. Perform community outreach duties to aid recruitment to research studies as assigned.
Major Responsibilities / Duties / Critical Tasks:
The primary responsibility of the Clinical Research Unit (CRU) Clinical Research Coordinator RN is to manage all aspects involved in the proper conduct of clinical trials. The Clinical Research Coordinator RN is required to have an in-depth knowledge of protocol requirements and good clinical practices as set forth by federal regulations. As a primary resource for the protocols, the Clinical Research Coordinator RN will act as liaison between the investigators, primary care providers, the institutional review board (IRB), and the sponsor. Along with the investigator, the Clinical Research Coordinator RN will screen, enroll and follow study subjects, ensuring protocol compliance and close monitoring while the subjects are on study. The Clinical Research Coordinator RN will engage in clinical research outreach activities to enhance community awareness and recruitment as assigned. In addition, the Clinical Research Coordinator RN will be responsible for all data and source documentation, adverse event reporting, and maintenance of complete regulatory files.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing or graduation from an accredited school of nursing is required.
Two (2) – five (5) years’ experience in a clinical setting is required. Clinical Research experience is preferred.
Must possess and maintain a current RN license to practice in Texas.
Must possess and maintain current CPR Healthcare Provider.
Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) and Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)
About The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
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