Research Nurse I/RRT-Clinical Research

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Staff
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200000 Requisition #
A Research Nurse I/RRT manages clinical course of research volunteers according to research protocol. Assesses physical health and administers treatments throughout study.

Responsibilities will include: collect necessary data through patient interviews including, but not limited to, past medical history, present illness, social history, family history, medication history. Coordinate and document all aspects of patient care (including telephone contact with patient, or friends/family of the patient; conversations with the research team and all medical providers who participate in the patients care, etc.) to ensure a comprehensive and consistent approach to the patients treatment. Transcribe data completely and accurately to the case report forms for data entry to the database. Coordinate laboratory specimen processing and handling with appropriate lab supervisors. Maintain confidential records of participants according to FDA and NIH regulations. Assist in maintenance of statistics of patient status. Perform phlebotomy, vital signs, throat cultures, and other procedures within the scope of a nurse, and as directed by specific protocols. Initiates laboratory tests as defined within the scope of the protocols. Manage laboratory abnormalities and adverse experiences as directed by the protocols, and when appropriate, notify the Principal Investigator.

Ideal candidate will have prior clinical research experience working with premature/infant children and be well versed with following specific protocol guidelines with FDA regulations.

This position is 100% grant funded.

This position will work Monday to Friday; 8am-4:30pm; depending upon research needs position may require evening, weekend, and holiday work.

This position will also work out of CHI/Bergan Mercy Hospital (7500 Mercy Rd., Omaha, NE) so may require additional compliance requirements as a non-CHI member.


Qualifications:
Licensed Registered Nurse or RRT licensure;
2-4 years of clinical experience preferably in a research setting;
Well versed in HIPAA compliance and FDA regulations;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel; PowerPoint and Outlook
Required Licensures/certifications:
State of Nebraska RN or RRT License

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Strong work ethic, excellent written and communication skills, and the ability to work independently;
Ability to maintain confidentiality and strong understanding of HIPPA compliance;
Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays depending upon research needs;
Ability to coordinate and prioritize work with multiple and conflicting demands in a deadline-oriented environment;
Ability to be Detail oriented;
Ability to function effectively as a team member, while exercising independent and critical judgement;
Mission/Service and Results oriented;
Knowledge of specialized medical/scientific terminology;
Knowledge of medication and proper dosages;
Ability to analyze and interpret statistical data;
Familiarity with clinical resources and laboratory facilities

Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75 – 100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 50 – 74%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 25 – 49 % (pound: 30 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75-100%
Travel: Yes (less than 5%)
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes

AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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