The RN Study Coordinator (RN) is accountable for the coordination and delivery of nursing care, including direct patient care, research participant/family education in clinical and research settings. The RN is responsible for managing and/or participating in all phases of the research process. The RN supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the research participant and family, as appropriate. The American Nurses Association (ANA) Standards of Care and Professional Performance provide a basis for practice. The RN understands and advocates for human subject rights.
Work is primarily self-directed with guidance from the staff physicians and/or principal investigators. The RN participates in designing, organizing, and monitoring protocols; assists with grant applications, abstracts, posters, and manuscripts; and plans for and participates in staff education in areas where protocols will be carried out.
The RN assesses research participants, investigates abnormal patterns of adverse events and laboratory results, and reports appropriately. The RN interacts with other departments to develop systems/procedures for coordinating phases of study protocols that comply with regulatory laws and institutional guidelines for study data collection, storage, retrieval, and participant medical tests and procedures.
Graduate of an accredited Bachelor's degree Nursing program.
A Bachelor's degree in Nursing with extensive knowledge of research study design, development, and disease process is preferred. Certification from an appropriate accredited certifying body (e.g. ACRP or SOCRA) is strongly preferred. Minimum of two years previous RN experience in ambulatory and/or acute care settings preferred. Exhibits excellent written and verbal communication as well as interpersonal skills. Must be able to use critical thinking skills. Must be able to acquire knowledge and proficiency in data management, statistical methods, computer-related systems and hardware, and software configurations are preferred at onset, but must be acquired within two years of acceptance. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the clinical and/or research settings.
License or certification
Current Minnesota RN license, or license deemed acceptable by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing. Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. Any additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $30.86 per hour.
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