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LVN- Clinical Research Nurse On-Call
Cypress, CA 90630
Posted 20 weeks ago
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The Research Nurse is required to have an in-depth knowledge of protocol requirements and good clinical practices as set forth by regulations. This position will provide patient care, perform ongoing assessments, and document in accordance with standards and regulatory guidelines pertaining to specified research patients enrolled into clinical trials, when needed by the research team.
Essential Job Functions:
+ Responsible for following all study and non-study regulations including, but not limited to: HIPAA, OSHA, and GCP/GDP; as well as proper safety and emergency policies and procedures as set forth by WCCTG.
+ Complete study procedures, including but not limited to: vital signs, electrocardiogram, blood collection, meal distribution, pulmonary function tests, check in/out of volunteers, urine/stool sample collection, CSF collection, IV insertions and med administration (including IM, SW, rectal, oral, and IV fluid administration).
+ Perform all forms of dose administration, as allowed per licensure, included but not limited to: IV, IM, SQ and oral, etc.
+ Perform nursing assessments and monitor volunteers' progress during clinical studies and notify PI/CRC/CN of any adverse events and serious adverse events, including evidence of unexpected side effects. Perform interviews, as needed, during each volunteer visit and follows procedures as specified per protocol.
+ Enter volunteer information into volunteer source/facility database, and QC entries, as needed.
+ May cross-train to cover Charge Nurse in case coverage is needed; must be able to do the following when covering:
+ Consistently monitor and manage the conduct of all protocols, staff, and volunteer population within the Clinical Operations Department
+ Ensure safety and compliance of floor
+ Develop and serve as a resource to ensure staffs skills are maintained and enhanced
+ Be able to provide medical care, both emergent and non-emergent, to all volunteers and floor staff if needed
+ Assist Clinical Research Coordinators with study responsibilities and necessities
+ Duties on the floor: Atomic Clock synchronization, Maintain work area cleanliness of unit, Assist in head count of volunteers in-house, Assist in the Quality Control of tubes, source/PK logs, procedures, Assist with preparation of ALL study set-ups, Assist with the maintenance of supplies and equipment for all study relate procedures, Prepare for and assist with admission procedures, Assist with room assignments for studies
+ High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED), 3-6 months related experience and/or training, or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required
+ Associate's degree or higher, in Nursing or other related field, preferred
+ Ability to read and interpret documents such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), safety rules, study-related forms and documents. Ability to effectively communicate with volunteers, employees, supervisors, and other on study-related matters in English is necessary
+ Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
+ Understand the needs of the internal or external customer and keeping them in mind when taking actions or making decisions
+ Study-related training prior to performing study-related procedures
Certifications & Licenses
+ Current BLS certification is required
+ Current ACLS certification is required
+ Current PALS certification is preferred
+ Licensed Vocational Nurse or Registered Nurse (RN) or California Paramedic license is required