Cedars-Sinai Research Nurse Coordinator III in Los Angeles, California
The Research Nurse Coordinator III is responsible for all activities associated with clinical study coordination, subject enrollment, data management/integrity, regulatory compliance, project/study evaluation and interfacing with participants and family members. Coordinates the clinical logistics of the study, and works in tandem with the Research and/or Clinical Nurse who work to provide hands-on clinical care to the research participants. Utilizes clinical nursing background and extensive/complex research protocol knowledge to serve as liaison between nursing staff, Principal Investigator, other research staff, and study participants. Serves as a resource and mentor to the research staff by providing guidance, instruction, training, work-review and leading staff.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for clinical study activities, coordination, adherence to protocols and serves as a liaison between study participants, Principal Investigator (PI), and other research staff.
Provides educational services to research participants and family regarding study participation, participants current clinical condition, and or disease process.
Assesses and documents adverse events as reported by research participants, works closely with PI to document according to department process (grade, attribution, treatment, etc.), and reports to regulatory and sponsor as required.
Records research data where assessed or reported by patient (i.e. symptoms of treatment).
Creates and presents education materials to the interdisciplinary team to on study requirements.
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to create and communicate a plan of care.
Triages patient by phone and provides clinical information to the patient.
Completes and documents study participant enrollment, assessment/reassessment, education, and follow-up activities and ensures protocol is followed.
Coordinates study participant tests and procedures as required.
Prepares data spreadsheets for Investigator and/or department.
Performs general oversight of research portfolio as it pertains to the clinical coordination of the studies.
Serves as a resource and mentor to other research staff by providing training, work review and leading staff.
Provides guidance, instruction and expertise to team members on study requirements and clinical coordination of the studies.
May assist with grant proposals, publication preparation, and/or presentations.
May process, ship, track or otherwise handle research specimens.
Bachelor's Degree Nursing or Health Science required
Master's Degree Nursing or Health Science preferred
5 years Clinical Nursing Experience required
5 years Clinical Research Experience required
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.