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UAB Medicine

UAB Medicine

university, fl, usa
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024


The UAB the Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care (GGPC) is preparing to start an observational study on long-term follow-up of sepsis patients. Subjects enrolled in this study will be admitted to UAB Hospital after initially presenting to the UAB Emergency Department (ED). Further, patients will be assessed at 3- and 6-month visits at UAB ambulatory setting. The UAB-DEM is seeking to hire a Research Nurse to fill the full-time Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator I position, which will primarily be responsible for coordinating and performing the day-to-day activities for the above-mentioned clinical study. Need to develop a working relationship with floor nurses in order to coordinate obtaining more randomly available specimens such as stool. The main work sites will be ED, ICU, hospital floor, and ambulatory setting on campus to perform follow-up visits.

General Responsibilities

  • To serve as coordinator for clinical research studies and provides support to other study team members for research trials, studies, and projects within the confines of the study protocols as directed.
  • To support protocol screening and study participant eligibility determination, working with more senior study team members to ensure compliance.
  • To conduct all study activities in accordance with the protocol, Institutional Review Board (IRB) regulations, and Good Clinical Practice (GCP). May provide quality care to participants and their families within the area of clinical specialty.
  • To assist with the life cycle of the study from start-up through maintenance to closure.
  • To coordinate and organize participant care including recruitment, screening, scheduling, consenting, conducting visits, and collecting various assessments such as adverse event (AE) information or questionnaires.
  • To perform the informed consent process following GCP.
  • To act as a liaison among the clinical and research staff, departments, ancillary services and the study sponsor to ensure protocol compliance throughout the study.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Daily electronic medical record screening for eligible sepsis patients.
  2. Follows the patient from screening through hospital stay, discharge, and follow-up.
  3. Maintains clinical records and regulatory documentation such as IRB. Will be in close communication with the PI, oversight faculty and a critical care physician in order to confirm sepsis diagnosis.
  4. Biological sample processing and storage.
  5. Participates in multi-site investigator web-meetings and training activities.
  6. Uses the electronic medical records (EMR) daily.
  7. Data entry.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Annual Salary Range: $52,555 - $85,400


Bachelor's degree in a related field required. Work experience may substitute for education requirement. Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required.


  • One (1) to two (2) years of clinical trials research experience, including coordinating clinical research activities in the emergency department or in-hospital settings, collecting study data and overseeing collection of study data by other study staff, and maintaining source documents and other regulatory documents.
  • Application of ICH-GCP clinical research practices and procedures.
  • Skilled phlebotomist.
  • Blood processing.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, as well as positive and empathetic bedside manner.
  • Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Record systems for the purpose of collecting clinical research data.

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Clinical Research


: 311402000 Med-Gerontology/Geriatrics/Palliative Care

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Onsite