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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Nurse.
The research nurse is a registered nurse care manager who provides comprehensive nursing care to study participants in a clinical research environment. The research nurse in conjunction with the research staff (Principal investigator, Project Manager, Care Management Assistant, Research Associate, and Data Manager) will interpret and implement guidelines established by research protocols. The research nurse will be responsible for the collection and reporting of required data.
Collaboration: Establishes communication with other health professionals to promote and implement research within assigned unit/department. Collaborates with regulatory coordinator in monitoring all activities, evaluating results and documenting activities. Attends home meetings with the Care Management Assistant. Consults with the pharmacist and geriatrician.
Communication/Documentation: Enters documentation of all medications and/or treatments administered to patients in appropriate medical record. Communicates appropriate information within organization in a timely manner. Reports promptly and accurately all significant clinical events to clinician. Ensures accuracy, usefulness and completeness of all hospital and departmental records and manuals. Contributes to a climate supportive of all departmental and institutional activities.
Time Management: Works flexible hours in assuming responsibility and accountability for assigned responsibilities. Sets priorities in collaboration with other staff and plans/schedules work hours accordingly. Meets deadlines as required.
Personal Development: Participates in formal evaluation of own progress, setting goals toward improvement. Updates practices in accordance with nursing standards or professional trends. Seeks advanced learning experiences independently (workshops, seminars, conferences, courses, etc.). Regularly reviews current nursing research literature and shares significant information with staff. Participates actively in professional organizations.
Staff/Patient Education: Provides patients/families instructions with teaching materials pertinent to protocol, medication and disease management.
Clinical: Administers appropriate test/treatments in accordance with protocol, documenting observations. Demonstrates skill in handling problematic patient care situations when need arises. Participates in monitoring/maintaining a safe work environment for staff, visitors, and patients through hazard-identification and reporting of accident prevention. Contributes to the application of evidence-based research findings to appropriate clinical settings. Monitors effectiveness of each patients individualized care plan.
Planning: Meets with Project Manager regularly to review protocol and study progress. Supervises care manager assistant. Participates in staff meetings on a regular basis.
Administrative: Ascertains that appropriate consents, protocols, and form are properly completed and filed in patients chart per IRB guidelines. Records all required clinical information. Collects data at conclusion of each sessions observations and ascertains that these forms are forwarded to appropriate location/department in a timely manner. Promptly reports to clinician all untoward reactions observed during the course of the study, all potentially serious events, and any problems encountered. Records immediately all observations in appropriate record.
To qualify you must have a NYS RN License with current registration.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program. Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Able to develop collaborative care plans. Minimum of one years progressively responsible related experience coordinating clinical/research trial studies.
Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Familiar with internet applications.
Effective verbal and written communication skills, and strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management. Ability to work within a team environment as well as independently.
Commitment to continuous learning as required by department administration. Ability to make decisions independently.
Ability to manage time, multi-task, and prioritize work. Ability to identify, analyze, and solve problems. Able to work under pressure..
Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors degree in nursing. Prior RN experience in a clinical setting. Understanding of and experience with care management principles and approaches is preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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