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Employer: Sanford Health
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Employment Type: Full Time
DESCRIPTION

The Clinical Research Specialist - Registered Nurse (CRS-RN) is an advanced nursing position that involves a balance of clinical patient contact, research study coordination, and management of study data. This nurse must have the ability to organize complex components of various clinical trials, including ordering of study required testing, and scheduling of study required procedures. In addition, the CRS-RN is responsible for insurance pre-authorization for study participation, as applicable by study. This position requries close collaboration with physician investigators to ensure safe and compliant investigational treatment or intervention and follow-up per the established research protocol. Critical thinking, self motivation and direction, as well as autonomy are critical to the daily tasks that are carried out in partnership with the physician investigators and other members of the research team. Clinical skills that may be required include, but are not limited to: patient assessment for adverse events and assistance with, or completion of, study related procedures as detailed in the research protocol (ex: injections, phlebotomy, or infusions), within the applicable state scope of practice. This position is an opportunity to learn daily and contribute to treatments of the future. Enthusiasm for learning is required as is participation in educating patients, physicians, nurses, and other personnel to the research process.


Use appropriate nursing assessment skills to evaluate patient condition in response to study intervention. Collect data regarding patient condition for review by the physician & participates in clarifying questions & concerns with the investigator & sponsor regarding enrollment goals, sponsor expectations, & study procedures. Review inclusion/exclusion criteria to assure subject eligibility & review with physician. Review study protocol, informed consent form, & follow-up procedures with potential study subjects. Prepare case report forms & source documents for sponsor review. Abstract data from medical records, clinic, consultation & referral notes for preparation of study forms & flow sheets. Attend investigator meetings & coordinate pre-study site visits. Monitor enrollment goals & modifies recruitment plan as needed. Assures that all screening, eligibility & enrollment procedures are performed. Work with Pharmacy to dispense study article & provide subject education as appropriate. Schedule subjects for follow-up visits. Reviews diaries & questionnaires completed by subject. Ensures appropriate specimen collection, batching & shipping as required. Record accurate & timely data onto case report forms. Maintains source documentation for all case report entries & keys in data for electronic submission. Corrects & edits case report form entries as appropriate. Ensures drug/device accountability per protocol. Maintains files of all study-related documentation. Participate in monitoring visits by scheduling sponsor visits to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Meets with monitors/auditors during routine visits to discuss case report form completion, query resolution & any protocol-related issues. Communicates effectively with subjects, research team, IRB & sponsors delegated representatives.

REQUIREMENTS
Currently licensed with the applicable State Nursing Board and/or possess multistate licensure privileges as required by position. Pertinent clinical skills and/or competencies must be maintained. Graduate from American Association of Colleges of nursing or National League for Nursing accredited college of nursing. Current South Dakota and/or North Dakota RN license required or multi-state licensure privileges. Three years nursing experience required.

Contact Information

Sanford Health
talent@sanfordhealth.org
Phone: 877-243-1372

Other Information

Category(s): Research, Nursing, Professional Services
Industry: Healthcare / Health Services
Experience Req.: Yes
Degree Req.: Yes
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