Research Nurse Coordinator

JFK MEDICAL CENTER Edison Requisition # 2021-102445 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallOn-Call Commitment Required Shift HoursVaried Address65 James Street, Edison, 08820

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How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

The Research Nurse Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the clinical research is conducted according to the research design including but not limited to screening and recruitment of patients, collecting and records of clinical data, maintaining regulatory binders and overall safety of human subjects.

The Research Nurse Coordinator will serve as Clinical trial nurse to support stroke trials


A day in the life of a Research Nurse Coordinator at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:


  •  Assists in the preparation of new protocols.
  •  Assures that all protocol revisions, informed consents, continuing reviews, and serious adverse events are reported in a timely manner.
  •  Acts as a liaison between principal investigators and sub-investigators on all regulatory issues and changes within the protocol.
  •  Facilitates all audits of study with staff of JFK Medical Center, sponsor, FDA, and other regulatory agencies.
  •  Reviews studies for feasibility and for competing protocols prior to submitting study.
  •  Reviews study with principal investigator to determine standard vs. research costs and assists in budget preparation as needed.
  •  Screens subjects/patients for entry criteria, coordinates subject/patient schedules with investigators, and protocol schedules.
  •  Performs vital signs and handles and ships lab specimens as outlined in the clinical program.
  •  Assists investigator with consent process assuring patients understand clinical trials.
  •  Monitors response to treatment and for any adverse events.
  •  Reports all serious adverse events to sponsor and IRB.
  •  Maintains accurate, complete, up-to-date records on each patient participating in a clinical protocol.
  •  Prepares for sponsor monitor visits and ensures all supporting documentation records are adequate available for the visit.
  •  Develops case report forms and/or databases for in-house studies as needed.
  •  Assists the principal investigator in data collection for writing abstracts, papers, and presentations.
  •  Provides education to all departments and clinical areas where study is performed.
  •  Adheres to the American Nurses Association standards.
  •  Identified the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers the care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, education, literacy, etc.).
  •  Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies. 20. Coordinate community outreach for the Stroke and Neurovascular Center (i.e., support group, stroke education, health fairs, etc.)


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  •  Graduate of a NLN/AACN accredited program in nursing.
  •  3-5 years clinical nursing experience.
  •  Mandatory education on human subjects research


Licenses and Certifications Required:

  •  NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License


If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today

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