Participates in established and future research programs.
Trains, participates in trial related activity, and cares for participants enrolled into research protocols.
Research participants may include pediatric, adult and geriatric populations.
Follows GCP, professional nursing practice standards and patient-centered care principles in all interactions with research participants.
Evaluates all lab results for signs of toxicity or complications related to either the treatment or disease.
Reports adverse drug reactions to the PI.
Has a solid understanding of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Applies logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Interprets information from caregivers, nurses, or physicians about patient condition, treatment plans, or appropriate activities.
Has a solid understanding of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
Performs other related work as needed.
At least two years of experience as a nurse in clinical research coordination/management.
Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Illinois from the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX).
Certification as a Clinical Research Professional (SOCRA) or a Clinical Research Coordinator (ACRP).Â Applicants without this certification will be required to obtain it within six months of employment.
BLS and PLS certification.
Fundamental working knowledge of clinical research.
Knowledge of patient care fundamentals, including aseptic principles and techniques.
Ability to provide direct patient care in a professional and respectful manner.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Ability to read documents or instruments.
Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks with occasional interruptions.
Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive situations.
Ability to solve problems by applying math or reasoning principles.
Ability to adapt to changing working situations and work assignments.
Strong phlebotomy and venous access (IV) skills.
The CRC occasionally has study visits that take place in the evenings, overnight, and on weekends.
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