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Cedars-Sinai Research Nurse I in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary:

The Research Nurse I provides hands-on treatment, monitoring and follow-up clinical analysis of patients participating in clinical trials. Ensures adherence to federal and regulatory requirements in providing direct patient nursing care within the context of supporting clinical trial study implementation. Works collaboratively with the Principal Investigator, physicians and other research staff in providing hands-on care in triaging, documenting vitals, administering investigational drugs or interventions, and providing clinical educational services to participants and their families. May assist with coordinating aspects of research, including interactions with research staff and study participants, data compilation, and patient recruitment/logistics.

The postholder will be part of the Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and the Endometriosis Research Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. They will participate in patient care including education, support, and triage, as well as patient recruitment, specimen procurement and data collection for research studies. They will be a point of contact for patients undergoing endometriosis care in our division.

-Provides direct patient nursing care to research participants. Interacts with research participants to provide nursing care, administration of research interventions and specimen collection.

-Provides clinical education services to research participants and family regarding study participation, participants current clinical condition, and or disease process.

-Monitors research participant and reports potential adverse events to a member of the research team.

-Records research data (vital signs, research compound administered, participant responses) in approved source document (medical record, data collection sheet).

-Triages patient by phone and provides clinical information to the patient. May also coordinate patient visit to follow up on clinical issues and provide necessary care.

-Assists with recruitment and logistics of study participants.

-Completes and documents study participant enrollment, assessment/reassessment, education, and follow-up activities.

-Performs and coordinates study participant interventions as required.

-Serves as a liaison between study participants and PI or other research staff.

-Prepares data spreadsheets for Investigator and/or department.

-Completes Case Report Forms.

-Assists with data compilation and documentation

-May process, ship, track or otherwise handle research specimens.

Educational Requirements:

Assoc. Degree/College Diploma Nursing required

Bachelor's Degree, BSN preferred


California RN State License

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)


1 year Clinical nursing experience

1 year Research experience

Physical Demands:

Lifting, standing, walking

Working Title: Research Nurse I

Department: Home Dept-Kilpatrick

Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category: Nursing

Job Specialty: Research (RN)

Position Type: Part-time

Shift Length: 8 hour shift

Shift Type: Day

Base Pay: $36.65 - $54.98

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.