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Registered Nurse (RN) - Research / Clinical Research - $30+ per hour

Company: University of Miami
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

University of Miami is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Research / Clinical Research for a nursing job in Miami, Florida.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Research / Clinical Research
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: PermanentThe Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Clinicals Trials Nurse, Level 1 to work on the UHealth Campus. The Clinical Trials Nurse, Level 1 delivers patient-family centered care in a culturally competent manner utilizing evidence-based standards of quality, safety, and service while ensuring population-specific patient care and compliance with the research protocol in an ambulatory setting. The Clinical Trials Nurse, Level 1 plays a key role in the recruitment of participants and achievement of research objectives. Additionally, ensures that the integrity and quality of clinical research studies is maintained with some guidance and that studies are conducted in accordance with practice guidelines, federal and sponsor regulations, and institutional policies and procedures. Provides care to patients, practicing in accordance with the Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice of the Florida Nursing Practice Act, regulatory requirements, standards of care, and institutional policies and procedures. Within that role, the Clinical Trials Nurse, Level 1 performs all steps of the nursing process including assessing/screening of patients; interpreting data; planning, implementing, and evaluating care; coordinating care with other providers; and teaching the patient and family the knowledge and skills needed to manage their care and prevent complications while ensuring compliance with the research protocol. As a professional, monitors the quality of nursing care provided and nurtures a compassionate environment. The Clinical Trials Nurse, Level 1 delivers care that supports the UHealth mission to be a state-of-the-art academic medical center by participating in transforming patient care through innovative research.Provides clinical trial support in the hospital and/or clinic setting to ensure University patients are offered appropriate clinical trials following Good Clinical Practice standards. Screens patients/patient records to identify potential trial candidates and notify the treating physician and University Clinical Research Staff. Assists the Investigator obtain subject informed consent following the University Clinical Research Staff Informed Consent Process 301-05. This involves spending time with the patient and family to provide detailed information about the clinical trial and answer any questions arising within the Clinical Trials Nurse scope of knowledge. Educates staff and subjects about protocols, treatment, possible side effects, and complications. With input as required from the Investigator, assesses and documents adverse events and concomitant medications. Works closely with the protocol University Clinical Research Staff to ensure Serious Adverse Events are documented and reported per protocol and regulatory requirements. Assesses and documents the patient's compliance and response to protocol treatment Collaborates closely with protocol University Clinical Research Staff. Provides University Clinical Research Staff with the Informed Consent Document Form and all source documentation required to determine eligibility and maintain compliance. Works closely with the Investigator, Investigational Pharmacist, Comprehensive Treatment Unit (CTU) staff and Clinical Research Services (CRS) Senior Manager to review the clinical trial treatment order-set and individual patient orders within 6 months of hiring. Provides potential and registered clinical trial patients with contact information to ensure that patients and families have an avenue to direct questions about the clinical trial that they were offered. Enters applicable research related orders and research specific tests and procedures into the chart for the Investigator to sign. Performs research related protocol specific ECGs. Performs simple clinical tasks (research blood draws, vital signs etc.) according to scope of practice, skills, and competencies. Provides conduit between physicians, allied health professionals, nursing staff and clinical trial patients regarding trial related issues to maintain a safe environment for the patient while maintaining compliance. Communicates with the Investigator, patients, families, clinical staff and University Clinical Research Staff to ensure that treatment plans and research related interventions and activities are understood and scheduled appropriately. Provides a consistent and accessible resource for physicians and clinical staff regarding clinical trials. Works with the Investigator to ensure all clinical trial procedures are performed according to the protocol. Receives clinical trial oral medication from pharmacy and administers the drug, documenting appropriately and providing source documents to the protocol University Clinical Research Staff once Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) provider certification card is obtained and competencies are checked. Performs second chemotherapy order check prior to administration by another clinical trials nurse once ONS provider certification card is obtained and competencies are achieved.This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities, as necessary.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in relevant field Certification and Graduated from an accredited nursing program 1 year prior experience required Current Florida Registered Nurse license Current American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers Certification Current American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) for healthcare providers Certification Strong, effective communication skills with patients, families, and clinical team for innovative patient care and trust-- Ability to collaborate with peers in the best interest of the patient to provide consistent quality of care Ability to establish and maintain positive, caring relationships with executives, managers, physicians, non-physician providers, patients/families and other departments and staff-- Demonstrates strong time management skills to prioritize, triage, and act proactivity Ability to uphold professional ethics and maintain patient confidentiality-- Knowledgeable on all aspects of patient care including assessing, planning, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating the patients' progress through continuum of care Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving abilities required as related to various aspects of the protocol Good reading, writing, mathematical, organizational and comprehension skills Demonstrate ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with internal and external units in a clinical research environmentThe University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.University of Miami Job ID #R100061697. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation).About University of MiamiThe University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common mission of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making the University a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 16,000 faculty and staff from all over the world.Benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • 403b retirement plan
    • Sick pay
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Benefits start day 1
    • Continuing Education

Keywords: University of Miami, Fort Lauderdale , Registered Nurse (RN) - Research / Clinical Research - $30+ per hour, Healthcare , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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