12 Jan 2018

Full-Time Research Registered Nurse Co-ordinator

AdminSaskatchewan, Canada

Job Description

 Research Registered Nurse Co-ordinator

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Research Registered Nurse Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and administration of clinical trial activities within the Research Program. The successful applicant will supervise and ensure proper implementation of protocol procedures and organize related activities necessary to activate and enroll patients in studies. The coordinator prepares and evaluates budgetary proposals, provides input and feasibility recommendations, and reports on the status of current studies. S/he will also be responsible for the organization, coordination, implementation and maintenance of specific research projects. Other duties may be required as assigned by the Director.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally lifts or moves objects up to 10 lbs (i.e. patient charts, lab supplies, boxes of supplies, paper, and binders).
Regularly stands when reviewing patients’ charts, performing assessment on participants and regularly sits to counsel participants, input data into a computer, develop reports, read, send emails, respond to correspondence and answer, or follow up with participants on the telephone where there is no restriction of movement. Occasionally is required to walk to different areas of the building to assess and counsel participants in studies.
Occasionally performs some testing on patients and when doing so, often works in awkward or cramped body positions. Regularly uses fine finger movements when working with the computer mouse.
Visual concentration or alertness is required when working on the computer for extended periods to input data into a database, writing reports, assessing patients’ condition and vital signs, to calculate and dispense medication, to give and teach participants how to give injections, take medications, and to read instruments (i.e. glucose meter).
Auditory concentration is required to listen and provide information in person, on the telephone, and to be able to answer questions.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from an approved/recognized post-secondary nursing education program with a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing.
A current practicing license with the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (ARNNL).
A minimum of three (3) years’ experience within the last five (5) years in clinical trials research is required.
Successful completion of GCP (Good Clinical Practice) and TCPS 2 (Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans) certification would be an asset.
Recent experience in Oncology would be an asset.
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel.
Demonstrated research skills.
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
Proven analytical, problem-solving, decision-making skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently with strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work flexible hours as required.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.

Open to male and female applicants. Open to internal and external applicants; however preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health RNUNL Regional Bargaining Unit.

 Research Registered Nurse Co-ordinator

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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