University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) is currently seeking a Clinical Research Nurse to join Division of Thoracic Surgery. The selected candidate will independently manage operations of one or more research studies or clinical trial protocols requiring the expertise and care of a Registered Nurse. Instructs and counsels patients in research procedures, administers treatment procedures, and monitors patients. He/She will also be involved in recruiting, scheduling, interviewing, and tracking study participants for research protocols within the division of Thoracic Surgery.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Develops, organizes, prepares, and tracks workflow policies, recruitment strategy, and progress through the duration of the research study or clinical trial. Collaborates with Principal Investigators and regulatory staff in the preparation of new protocol submissions, and protocols.
Manages interaction with subject participants including eligibility screening, recruitment, enrollment, ensuring informed consent is properly secured and documented, counseling, and obtaining patient medical history.
Manages patient care in compliance with the research study or clinical trial protocol requirements. Monitors subject condition while ensuring safety and maintaining confidentiality. Identifies patient problems and makes adjustments to care plans.
Serves as a patient advocate throughout the research study or clinical trial. Develops and conducts patient and family education.
Interact and manage communications from participating clinical centers and researchers within and outside the University that are participating/collaborating in our research projects.
Administer and implement treatment procedures or drugs, monitors and studies their effects, and conducts subject medical evaluations.
Monitors activities to ensure compliance with protocols and all relevant local, federal, and state regulatory and institutional policies. Continuously educates and trains personnel on compliance and protocol. Identifies protocol problems, informs investigators.
Manages complex research study or clinical trial data. Develops methods for collection, database storage, tracking, analysis, and interpretation of data.
Develops and prepares study or research related documentation such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, case report forms, and institutional review board documents. Responsible for developing and producing custom and routine
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in Nursing.
Experience: Three (3) years of registered nurse experience with at least one (1) year in research specialization.
Preferred Experience: Previous experience with regulatory compliance with the FDA.
Licensure/Certification: Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E2302E
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Surgery
Job Posting: Jul 31, 2020
Unposting Date: Aug 14, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 155021
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.