THIS IS A GRANT FUNDEDPOSITION LOCATED IN KNOXVILLE, TN.
JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOBFUNCTIONS:
The Research Nurse Coordinatormanages multiple research projects, funded by the Clinical Trials GovernanceBoard (CTGB), reports to the CTGB and managed by the University of TennesseeGraduate School of Medicine (UTGSM) and University of Tennessee Medical CenterOffice of Clinical Trials (OCT). The position performs oversight andimplementation of multiple clinical trials assigned for UT research. TheResearch Nurse Coordinator assists in using clinical expertise and researchexperience to prepare and complete required study specific site sourcedocuments, follows Good Clinical Practice guidelines, work closely withinvestigators of assigned trials, travel to local recruitment sites whenrequired, performs nursing related procedures, and assists with tracking ofresearch procedures and distribution of reimbursements.
Responsible for patient recruitment, scheduling research appointments and follow up visits, and enhancement of research subject compliance.
Provides nursing functions as needed (draws blood, starts intravenous lines (IVs), performs physical, patient teaching, and schedules required tests).
Extrapolates clinical data from patient charts for review and organizes data in accordance with research goals.
Assures accuracy, completeness and consistency in data reported; manages data as required and cleans up data for analysis when needed.
Prepares for on-site monitoring of documentation and CRF information and meets with each monitor from each Sponsor for assigned trials to answer questions or resolve data or documentation related issues.
Administers study related medications (intravenous, subcutaneous, intramuscular) and monitors for adverse reactions, reviews laboratory results, answer study queries, and resolves study issues.
Oversees or performs processing, storing, and/or shipping of study related specimens to required location.
Works with University of Tennessee Medical Center or other locations as coordinator in performing clinical trials to schedule appropriate rooms for research subject appointments/visits, rooms for site or monitoring visits.
Provides training for new research nurse coordinator personnel, ancillary staff or other personnel, as needed.
Prepares IRB applications and submissions; provides oversight of IRB applications and submissions if performed by other research personnel, assists with initial consent language and ensures accuracy in consent forms.
Works closely with the PI of each study to meet recruitment goals as required by the sponsoring company of clinical trials assigned.
Compiles weekly status and statistical reports compiling research findings and compliance with protocols.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 165965
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