Clinical Research RN (Full Time)
Company: Benefis Health System
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: March 14, 2019
Works at a clinical research site under the direction of a principal investigator or sub- investigator and reports to the Clinical Manager of Medical Oncology. All activities are conducted under Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Guidelines.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Follows all protocols for site preparation for a study. Checks eligibility requirements to confirm patient eligibility for protocol. Completes data compilation in a timely manner. Provides follow-up and maintenance. Ensures informed consent and all pre-treatment and eligibility requirements of protocols have been met prior to registration. Enrolls/Registers protocol patients with the appropriate sponsor or statistical office. Documents record of institutional patient registrations as well as data assigned by sponsor or statistical offices. Orders and maintains investigational agents as provided by the protocol. Practices good guest relations with patients, visitors, physicians, principal investigators, sub-investigators, pharmaceutical representatives (monitors) and staff, assists as needed. Operates equipment safely and correctly. Demonstrates awareness of the responsibilities of the position and how it interfaces with the rest of the healthcare team. Works closely with all department members as required, is flexible to meet the needs of the department and changes in the workload. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Consults with other departments as appropriate to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities. Participates in risk management and safety activities. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Consistently demonstrates a professional, self directed, mature, disciplined and tactful approach to department responsibilities Attends necessary educational events, including weekly tumor boards. Files protocols, SAEs and other documents with appropriate IRB. Other projects as assigned. Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations. Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict.
Ability to perform head-to-toe assessments on all patients and reassessments in compliance with the clinical research protocol.
Demonstrate an ability to assist physicians, principal investigator and sub-investigators with protocol-related procedures.
Demonstate an ability to be flexible, organized, detail-oriented, and function under stressful situations.
Knowledge of medications and their correct administration utilizing the clinical research protocol.
Follows protocol guidelines to ensure/reduce the potential of medication errors.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors and are in compliance with clinical research protocol.
Ability to interpret the results of waived tests; takes appropriate action on waived test results.
Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, principal investigator, sub-investigators and staff and all others.
Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful stituations.
Documentation meets current standards and policies, including those governed by the FDA's Good Clinical Practices (GCP).
Consults with other departments as appropriate to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities with regard to patients' participation in a clinical trial
Current State Registered Nurse Licensure required; Bachelors Degree in nursing, business or health related field preferred.
Clinical Research experience preferred.
Ability to work with physicians, principal investigator, sub-investigators and others in a collaborative manner
Must complete and pass IATA training (this is a certificate for shipping and packaging specimens).
Community Information: Great Falls has a city population of 60,000, with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri River, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water and snow skiing, rock and ice climbing, boating, whitewater kayaking, off-road motorsports, upland bird and waterfowl hunting, and big-game hunting.
Benefis Health System: This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the last best place, you'll have the added benefit of having access to Benefis Health System, one of the state's most modern and progressive healthcare facilities with 500+ beds and over 270 employed medical staff members representing more than 40 specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment and one of the "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare" five years in a row.
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