The SOM Clinical Trials Office is seeking research nurses to provide nursing care to research subjects seen at the SOM Clinical Research Units. The position is a part time prn position, hours determined by staffing needs. The pay range will be $40-$50/hour. Research nurses provide care to research subjects. They work closely with study subjects, the Principal Investigator (PI), and the entire study team to provide effective patient care in compliance with the research protocol, federal and institutional policies, and Good Clinical Practices governing clinical research. Research nurses provide consistent and effective care to a variety of complex research patients. A research nurse manages care and implements treatment plans (in compliance with the IRB-approved protocol) at a refined skill level in collaboration with research patients, their families, PIs, and other members of the research team. They seek as well as provide feedback for improved clinical practice. They have the authority to adapt methods and procedures (within the scope of the approved research protocol) to meet the requirements of the clinical trial.
Internal Number: R0006969
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