Joslin Diabetes Center

  • Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator I

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/22/2018 10:12 AM)
    Job ID
    R3071-18
    # Positions
    1
  • Overview

    The Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator I will provide age specific nursing care to adults and children, with or without diabetes mellitus within the clinical research setting. Care provided focuses on health, the management of diabetes and endocrine disorders, risk identification and reduction, and education.
    The Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator works collaboratively within the research team to operationalize protocols, provide regulatory support and prepare regulatory submissions.

     

    This role's hours are Monday-Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm.

    Responsibilities

    • Willingness to learn clinical skills relating to the execution of protocols and procedures such as phlebotomy, IV insertion/management and study-specific procedures. 
    • Performs research related clinical procedures, which include short-lived or prolonged administration of test substances such as oral or intravenous glucose, or subcutaneous or intravenous insulin.
    • Acts as primary liaison with study team for specific protocols. May assist the study team with IRB/CHS submissions, developing study-specific documentation, educating CRC staff regarding protocol requirements, performing data-entry and other protocol-related tasks. May assist with study-recruitment activities.
    • Coordinates the clinical care of study subjects at both the initial screening as well as subsequent interim visits. Clinical care to include: assessments/screenings of medical history, identification of adverse events, dispensing prescribed study medications, obtaining vital signs and electrocardiograms, performing phlebotomy, IV insertion, and laboratory procedures, and patient education. Reports laboratory results to PI as appropriate.
    • Assists the study team in developing protocol and study flow sheets and other required study documentation. Functions as a liaison between the study participants, the principle investigator and sponsor (if applicable).
    • Implements study protocol including confirming all subjects have read and signed appropriate consent forms, and in certain situations, obtains and documents consent. Participates in the data collection and monitoring of clinical process to ensure continuous quality improvement. Supports regulatory and human subjects documentation as well as completes case report form (CRF).
    • Data collection includes, but is not limited to obtaining blood and urine specimens according to protocol and processing and shipping samples as indicated by protocol.
    • Documents pertinent patient information at each visit in a detailed and concise manner on designated report forms/source documents for all study subjects.
    • Functions as a patient/family advocate demonstrating an understanding of patient rights and ethical standards in the conduct of clinical research.
    • Functions within the established CRC operational guidelines/policies and procedures i.e. CRC room scheduling, use of common resources and equipment and general unit maintenance procedures.

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, new grad Nurse preferred
    • Minimum of 1-2 years of nursing experience
    • Experience in diabetes management preferred
    • Current Massachusetts RN license
    • Current BLS certification

     

    Joslin Diabetes Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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