Responsible for study unit activities in the conduct of clinical trials with emphasis on the safety and welfare of study participants.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure that the dignity, health, safety, and welfare of participants is given the highest priority at all times.
Be current with appropriate emergency certifications and company emergency policy and procedures.
Respond to emergency situations based upon nursing standards.
Utilize skills, knowledge, nursing diagnosis, and clinical judgement in order to provide a high standard of care for participants in clinical trials.
Utilize nursing assessment skills to observe participant general well being and potential adverse events. Documents adverse events and takes appropriate action as needed
Obtains Informed Consent and continues the ICF process by educating, explaining and informing participants of study procedures.
Obtains and documents medical history.
Administers investigational compounds (inclusive of parenteral) to participants according to the protocol and applicable regulations.
Performs study-related activities such as IV insertion, telemetry, holters, vital signs, EKGs, venipuncture.
Collects and processes biological samples according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures.
Records data obtained according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures.
Maintains an understanding of current regulatory requirements.
Transcribe source data onto the Case Report Form
Take responsibility for quality control of study data.
Attends all required meetings, as appropriate.
Maintains accurate records of all work undertaken.
Maintains skills to perform all study tasks, as required
Maintains constant awareness of participant safety and dignity at all times.
Handles participant complaints efficiently and effectively in order that their satisfaction is maintained.
Ensures that client and participant confidentiality is maintained.
Responds to client and team queries in a timely manner.
Takes ownership for the quality and standard of own work.
Associates Degree/BS in nursing with current licensure in applicable state.
2-3 years nursing experience
Experience working in critical care/ICU
Research experience preferred
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