Sr. Research Nurse Wanted In Baltimore

Published 2017-12-21
Expires 2019-06-20
ID #11238
Sr. Research Nurse Wanted In Baltimore
United-states, Maryland, Baltimore,
Published December 21, 2017

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Occupation: Sr. research nurse

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Classified Title: Senior Research Nurse

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/4/MF

Salary Range
: Competitive

Employee Group: Full-Time

Employee Subgroup: Exempt

Schedule: Mon-Fri; 37.5 Hours/Week

Department Name: Surgery

School of Medicine

General Summary/Purpose

Under direct supervision of the lab manager
and Faculty/Principal Investigator(s), this individual supports clinical trials and research programs. This position is responsible for the
coordination and implementation of assigned clinical trials within the research program. Anticipates research requirements for designated
patient populations. May collaborate in development & writing of protocols and consent forms, as appropriate. Collaborates in
development and preparation of regulatory documents as appropriate.

Applies knowledge of study design to evaluate new protocols.
Applies knowledge of federal & local regulations when evaluating new protocols. Coordinates IRB submissions, protocol implementation and
monitoring to ensure the collection of data for studies. The range of duties includes, but is not limited to: patient recruitment/
interviews, sample collection from the operating room, data collection, organizing collected information; records management, expenditure
oversight, and communicating with team members on the status of project(s).


  • Working knowledge of research. Utilizing this knowledge, will ensure adherence to research
    protocols, operating procedures, and all associated internal/external regulations.
  • Collaborates in the design of appropriate
    methods for collection of data required for assigned trials. Oversees & collaborates in development of study tools including data
    collection forms, eligibility checklists, preprinted orders, & distribution of the protocol on the Web Library and Internet (where
  • Using working knowledge will assist in developing recruitment tools for assigned study(s), which include
    protocol/study specific data collection forms, drafting and placing approved advertisements, and contacting physicians for possible
  • Develop tracking database/spreadsheet based on study requirements utilizing Excel, Access, or similar software
    applications and work closely with lab residents; attend and participate in clinical research meetings.
  • Meets with study
    participants, explains the study, and obtains written consent for their participation.
  • Communicates with coordinating center and
    provides necessary documentation (i.e., CVs, 1572, lab licenses, normal values, IRB submissions, etc.) as appropriate. Assures compliance
    with local & national regulatory standards; as appropriate, prepares & submits required regulatory documents.
  • Ensures
    initial & ongoing eligibility of all subjects for assigned research studies. Collaborates in the development of recruitment strategies
    to ensure patient accrual within protocol timeframes. Ensures collection of pertinent data from internal & external sources &
    monitors compliance with requirements of assigned clinical trials.
  • Abstract data from patient medical records that requires some
    interpretation. Monitors data quality and accuracy as required by research protocol. Will run pre-established queries and may develop ad-hoc
    queries/reports as requested.
  • Evaluates outcomes of clinical trials. Monitors study team compliance with required study procedures
    & GCP standards. Performs/monitors ongoing data analysis regarding clinical research studies, including toxicities, dose modifications,
    dose levels, adverse reactions, & response.
  • Assumes responsibility for specific QA activities for research teams (i.e.,
    participates in institutional QA process). Participates in sponsor/cooperative group/internal audits/monitoring. Assists with development
    & review of institutional SOPs pertaining to performance of clinical research. Maintains records of correspondence of faxes, e-mails,
    IRB/JCCI submissions, FDA submissions, etc.
  • Identifies need and incorporates information from other health care disciplines into
    clinical research protocol. Plans long-term study patient care in relation to identified and potential problems related to assigned research
    protocols/patient populations.
  • Utilizing working knowledge of study(s) will participate in meetings to provide operational updates,
    report on any operational issues, and may make recommendations for resolutions to new/outstanding operational issues. Assist in coordinating
    study(s) meetings, which may include assisting in developing an agenda and coordinating information and/or participation of individuals from
    other institutions and/or universities.
  • Oversee budget expenditures based on the study(s) operational expectation and review with
    each principal investigator.
  • Oversees & collaborates in development of study tools including data collection forms, eligibility
    checklists, preprinted orders, & distribution of the protocol on the Web Library and Internet (where applicable). Assists with
    preparation of budget for submission and coordinates study sponsor contract designation as appropriate.
  • Ensure that case files and
    accompanying paperwork are organized and current.
  • Ensures initial & ongoing eligibility of all subjects for assigned research
  • Manage internal IRB database for a PIs.
  • Be an advocate for the trial.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state
    where practicing.
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline required.
  • Minimum of two years' experience in the
    specialty and experience in clinical or laboratory research. Must maintain licensure during the course of employment.
  • Acceptable
    completion of the JHH credentialing process is required within two weeks of start.
  • Related master's degree may be considered in
    lieu of experience.

* JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute
for one year of experience. *

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree strongly preferred.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in
applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the
pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at target="_blank">[email protected]. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional
provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza
("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to
patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious
exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in
clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against
Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap
(Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or
antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the
pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own
health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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