Clinical Research Coordinator II RN â“ AH Research Institute
Location Address: 601 E. Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32801
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Full Time, Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
The Clinical Research Coordinator II RN (CRC-II RN) serves the AdventHealth Research Institute (AHRI), under limited supervision, to plan, coordinate, evaluate and perform the nursing care of participants and collect data for assigned research projects. The CRC-II RN follows study specific protocol guidelines, communicates with AHRI Principal Investigators (PI), Sub-Investigators (Sub-I), Clinical Research Lead and clinical research support staff. The CRC-II RN works to advocate for the patient, while adhering to the conduct of industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials in accordance with trial protocols, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and International Conference on Harmonization/Good Clinical Practices (ICH/GCP) guidelines.
Works closely with AHRI Core managers to schedule clinical operations to facilitate the initiation and completion of clinical research studies. Promotes Principal Investigator (PI) oversight by advising the PI, sub-investigator(s), Lead and Director of deviations in conduct, patient status, issues relevant to the integrity of the trial and/or the safety of research subjects; abides by hospital and departmental policies and SOPs, as well as all applicable local, state, and federal regulations
Serves as liaison between Principal Investigators and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP). Prepares all documentation for clinical research purposes as may be required by Principal Investigators to track all submissions to IRB and OSP, and will meet all reasonable deadlines for submission. Tracks all submissions to IRB and OSP, and maintains timely turnaround of all documents to avoid delays in study initiation and/or progress.
What You Will Need:
Associate degree in Nursing
Minimum 2 years of Clinical Research experience
Current, active State of Florida license as a Registered Nurse
Ability to perform clinical tasks including assisting physician, ARNP and CRN with minor procedures and other study requirements within scope of practice.
Ability to acclimate and integrate into various clinical settings as needed per protocol
Demonstrated skills in clinical competencies including physical assessment, phlebotomy, IV insertion and administration of investigational drugs in accordance with AdventHealth Policies and Procedures.
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced clinical or research environment
Interpersonal communication skills; ability to interact and maintain good relationships with a broad spectrum of healthcare disciplines and the public under all circumstances
Detail oriented and has teamwork skills; motivated, organized, ability to perform multiple tasks in a timely manner, and work efficiently under pressure
Simultaneously executes and coordinate multiple clinical trials and function independently; perform diverse clinical and clerical duties
Specialized knowledge of the unique needs of patients undergoing treatment in research trials including device management trials
Ability to be a critical thinker with an analytical approach to problem-solving
Minimum of two to five years leveraging knowledge of human life sciences/biomedical research; physiological, cellular, biochemical, or molecular biology
Minimum two to five years understanding and leveraging of standard clinical practices with regard to informed consent, biospecimen collection, and handling
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, such as, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and Internet knowledge and skill
Bachelorâ™s degree in Nursing
Experience in area of specialty, as assigned
Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) (per the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) or Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA))
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Other certification as applicable to clinical degree or program (i.e. medical assistant, medical technician, phlebotomy)
Demonstrated proficiencies in clinical study coordination across a spectrum of trial acuities.
Knowledge of Federal regulations: Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Delivers safe care and demonstrates regard for the dignity and respect of all participants. Maintains adequate skills in clinical competencies including but not limited to physical assessment, phlebotomy and IV insertion. Practices the principles of Universal Precautions. Understands and abides by HIPAA regulations.
Maintains a clean, prepared clinical space. May perform set-up and turnover procedures in all clinical areas, per SOPâ™s, in a timely manner.
Participates in internal and/or external training programs to maintain licensure.
Utilizes positive interpersonal communication skills; communicates effectively with members of the healthcare team, patients, investigators, sponsors of research and administration.
Reviews all elements of the current institutional IRB approved informed consent (IC) document, according to current FDA, state, federal and institutional regulations with study candidates and/or legal representative; ensures, through patient advocacy and informed consent as an ongoing process, that the rights, safety and well-being of trial subjects are the most important considerations and should prevail over the interests of science and society. (Add from Chart)
Manages multiple clinical trial protocols, coordinates the execution and follow-up of each protocol, seeks and utilizes resources and works independently; performs accurate, legible and timely documentation. Manages records, study medication and test articles in confidential and secure manner.
Promotes Principal Investigator (PI) oversight by advising the PI, sub-investigator(s), Supervisor and/or Clinical Operations Manager of deviations in conduct, patient status, issues relevant to the integrity of the trial and/or the safety of research subjects; abides by hospital and departmental policies and SOPs, as well as all applicable local, state, and federal regulations.
Coordinates the work of support staff, laboratory technicians, and assistants to ensure efficient, timely, and high-quality results and adherence to research protocols.
Serves as liaison between Principal Investigators and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP). Prepares and/or reviews all required documentation for clinical research study start up, execution, modification, renewal, and termination and will meet all reasonable deadlines for submission. Maintains timely turnaround of all documents to avoid delays in study initiation and/or progress. Remains current on rapidly changing regulatory requirements and HIPAA regulations and implements these changes as appropriate and in a timely manner.
Collaborates with study sponsors. Assists site monitors during their visits in a professional manner.
Works flexible hours and is available as a resource for questions related to research projects.
Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure smooth and efficient operations of the FHRI and Core. Communicates the need for new work and automatically looks for additional duties as workload permits.
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