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CLINICAL RESEARCH NURSE COORDINATOR II

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

university, fl, usa
Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024
CLINICAL RESEARCH NURSE COORDINATOR II - (T214679)

Description

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Department of Neurosurg-Clinical Research, is seeking a Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator II.

This position is research-focused utilizing RN skills and talents under the research protocol. The individual will conduct and understand all study activities in accordance with the protocol, IRB regulations, and Good Clinical Practice (GCP). Manages the life cycle of the clinical trial from study start-up through trial maintenance to study closure. Coordinates and organizes patient care including recruitment, screening, scheduling, consenting, conducting visits, and collecting various assessments such as adverse event (AE) information or questionnaires.

General Responsibilities

  • To serve as primary coordinator for clinical research studies and supporting more senior team members.
  • To provide a lead role in protocol screening and participant eligibility determination working alongside other team members to ensure compliance. May provide oversight to junior clinical research coordinators (CRC) and clinical research nurse coordinators (CRNC) in review of study documents.
  • To conduct all study activities in accordance with the protocol, Institutional Review Board (IRB) regulations, and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
  • To provide quality care to participants and their families within the area of clinical specialty.
  • To coordinate the life cycle of the study from start-up through maintenance to closure.
  • To manage 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 between the clinical and research staff, departments, ancillary services, and the study sponsor to ensure protocol compliance throughout the study.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Promotes continuity of care through consultations with patients, families, medical and nursing staff. Performs routine and complex clinical procedures as required by the protocol.
  2. Prepares for study monitoring visits and correct findings as needed. May serve as a resource person within area of clinical expertise.
  3. Coordinates management of investigational products (IP).
  4. Processes and maintains lab specimens.
  5. Assists with the development of protocols.
  6. Creates study budgets as needed.
  7. Manages site's supplies as needed.
  8. Assists with the development of documents related to patient safety and security.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Annual Salary Range: $60,835 - $98,855

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field and three (3) years of related experience required. Work experience may substitute for education requirement. Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required.

Preferences

  • Must have a comprehensive understanding of related scientific and clinical terminology.

Key Skills

  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to problem-solve.
  • Organizational and interpersonal skills.

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Clinical Research

Organization

: 311362000 Neurosurg-Clinical Research

Employee Status

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