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Clinical Research Nurse-Intermediate

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Position Template

Position Template

Salary Competitive
Required Qualifications

Associate’s degree with a current Texas Registered Nurse license and three (3) years nursing experience in the designated study area.

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Position Details

Position Information

Job Title Clinical Research Nurse-Intermediate
Work Location Main Campus (7703 Floyd Curl Drive)
Benefits Eligible? Yes
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm, with some nights/early mornings & weekends as required.

Number of hours per week 40
Is this position required to drive a UT vehicle? No
Job Description

This position is responsible for the regulatory and clinical aspect of various clinical trials within the Department of Neurosurgery. Responsibilities include working closely with individual Principal Investigators (PI) on all aspects of their respective clinical trials to include: preparing and submitting regulatory documents needed to receive and maintain approval for research involving human subjects as well as to close out completed studies; monitoring ongoing study activities to ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations as well as to ensure recruitment goals are being met; recruiting study subjects from the patient population at approved study sites; establishing and maintaining study subject research files for each clinical study and entering all study subject data into research database; communicating with Study sponsors on study issues as they arise; and working closely with other members of the Neurosurgery Research Team to provide cross coverage and backup as needed. On call required for potential eligible patients. Work is performed in office and hospital patient environments. Some travel may be required to perform home visits.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with three (3) years of progressive experience in grant administration, research coordination, data collection, and/or facilitating the patient experience in research projects.

Combination of Relevant Education and Experience accepted No

Job Duties

Job Duty

1. Prepares and submits needed regulatory documents to the Institutional Review Board to receive and maintain approval for clinical research studies involving human subjects as well as to close out completed studies in a timely manner. Monitors ongoing activities of various clinical research studies to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. Assists with progress reports due to the study sponsor as dictated by the respective Clinical Research Agreement.

Percentage Of Time 30
Job Duty

2. Works closely with Study PIs and other Neurosurgery research staff to ensure that research study and recruitment aims are completed according to the approved timeline. Screens patients for protocol eligibility and participation in clinical trials. Assists in recruitment and enrollment of research subjects from the patient population at the various Neurosurgery study sites. Obtains informed consent and verifies and records subject inclusion. Assists with daily research operations such as conducting medical record reviews, research subject interviews and follow-ups. Maintains research subject files for each clinical study and enters all subject data into research databases. Prepares, reviews and maintains research study data and the regulatory study binders. Assures that collected subject data is complete and entered into case report forms for electronic databases.

Percentage Of Time 30
Job Duty

Assures that billing is correct for research services and is responsible for assuring that those bills are paid in a timely manner. Performs other duties as needed and assigned by supervisor or director.

Percentage Of Time 25
Job Duty

Works closely with affiliated institutions (University Health System and/or Baptist Health System) research departments to gain institutional approval and coordinates study start up with each institution and provides training on the protocols to involve institutional clinical staff approval.

Percentage Of Time 14
Job Duty

Irregular hours-expectation to work some weekends and evenings (as protocol designates) as well as possible out of town.

Percentage Of Time 1

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number 20162886
Type of Recruitment Open Recruitment (open to UTHSCSA and non-UTHSCSA employees)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Security Sensitive Statement

All positions are security sensitive and will require criminal background checks.

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this career opportunity?
    • Website - UT Health Science Center
    • Indeed
    • Social media (i.e. LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.)
    • College/University
    • Texas Workforce Commission
    • UT Health Science Center employee referral
    • Advertisement/External Publication
    • Other
  2. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PHD
  3. * Are you available to take calls on evenings and weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Describe any experience related to research administration or to IRB procedures.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe your experience as it relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Certification and Licenses
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Other