Clinical Research Nurse – Translational Research Institute – Orlando Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire Clinical Research Nurse who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ. Facility Profile: Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year. Department Profile: The Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes (TRI) is the product of an innovative affiliation between Florida Hospital and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute that bridges the gap between discovery research and clinical care. The TRI brings together the complementary strengths of Sanford-Burnham’s basic science prowess and advanced research technologies and Florida Hospital’s compassionate, comprehensive clinical care and clinical/translational research expertise to accelerate the discovery and development of new approaches to diagnose, treat, and prevent obesity, diabetes, and their cardiovascular complications Work Hours/Shifts: Variable Job Summary: The Clinical Research Assistant (CRA) – Nurse assists the clinical research nurses (CRN’s) and other study team members in the conduct of Phase I-IV industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials in accordance with trial protocols, FDA Regulations, and ICH/GCP Guidelines. The CRA – Nurse works with the CRN and other study team members to meet study-specific goals and timelines and communicates appropriately and effectively with subjects, investigators, CRN’s and other TRI staff. In addition, assists with phlebotomy and IV duties. The CRA – Nurse actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required: General knowledge of endocrine and metabolic disease processes Ability to perform clinical tasks including assisting physician, ARNP and CRN with minor procedures and other study requirements as needed Strong interpersonal skills to interact and maintain good relationships with a broad spectrum of healthcare disciplines and the public Ability to handle multiple tasks, simultaneously, in an organized and timely manner Ability to work independently and as a team under the direction of the Investigator, PM and Clinical Operations Manager. Graduate of a nursing program One year of clinical or research experience Experience in the clinical/translational research environment (preferred) Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Cerner, use of internet and other research tools (preferred) Knowledge of clinical/translational research and research regulatory environment (preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required: Current active State of Florida license as an LPN or RN IV Certification, if LPN Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification (preferred)
Job Responsibilities: Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program Assists the CRN with conducting clinical research trials in accordance with trial protocols, state and federal regulations, and ICH/GCP guidelines by actively screening, assessing eligibility, and registering subjects for screening visits; escorting subjects through study visits; performing clinical tasks within scope of practice, and collecting associated data; and communicating information/results to the CRN and/or investigator(s). Delivers safe care and demonstrates regard for the dignity and respect of all participants. Maintains adequate skills in clinical competencies including phlebotomy and IV insertion. Practices the principles of Universal Precautions. Understands and abides by HIPAA regulations. Assists the CRN in maintaining neat, organized, accurate, and up-to-date source document records for all participants. Completes Case Report Forms (CRF’s) or subject tracking tools in a timely manner. Ensures that all data collection and submissions meet protocol specifications and requirements. Communicates appropriately and effectively with TRI investigators, scientists, ARNP’s, CRN’s, and staff as well as research subjects. Serves as a subject advocate by reporting any participant needs, concerns, abnormalities, or adverse events to the Investigator or CRN with detailed and accurate information. Maintains a clean, prepared clinical space. Performs set-up and turnover procedures in all clinical areas, per TRI SOP’s, in a timely manner. Assists site monitors during their visits in a professional manner. Utilizes resources in a cost-effective manner. Maintains organized, stocked clinical areas. Communicates material needs to CRN. Participates in internal and/or external training programs, staying current and compliant on knowledge and skills applicable to assigned duties. Completes Employee Assessment Form and proactively plans for career development. The CRA – Nurse contributes to providing the highest level of customer service by maintaining open communication with other research staff, and by participating in internal discussions relevant to research, and with other departments within the hospital. Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure smooth and efficient operations of the TRI. Communicates the need for new work and automatically looks for additional duties as workload permits.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Clinical Research Nurse opportunity with Florida Hospital Orlando and apply online today. Job Keywords: Research, TRI, LPN, RN, Orlando