Research | Bethesda, MD | Full Time
InGenesis, Inc. is seeking a highly qualified and talented Research Nurse to work at our client site the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. This is a full-time position, Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week.
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with current state licensure and credentials.
- Minimum of five (5) years of related experience.
- Knowledge of the scientific process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of complex and subtle patient needs and interventions.
- Knowledge of currently accepted and state of the art nursing, medical and research practice to specific patient populations.
- Ability to obtain and record complete health histories, conduct psychiatric and physical assessments, and communicate and interpret data from these and other sources.
- Ability to administer and interpret psychiatric rating scales.
- Ability to develop and teach educational programs for patients, families and health care students.
- Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
- Excellent interpersonal, analytical, organizational and time management skills.
- Participate in the design and implementation of current and future studies.
- Manage clinical and research support activities to ensure patient safety and address clinical needs.
- Work with staff on recruitment of eligible subjects.
- Work with staff on the screening process for potential subjects.
- Administer and interpret complex psychiatric rating scales.
- Obtain and record complete health histories; conduct psychiatric and physical assessments; communicate data from these and other sources.
- Oversee/ensure the informed consent process and human subjects protection in research.
- Ensure protocol integrity by overseeing and organizing all aspects of study procedures.
- Administer research interventions accurately and precisely.
- Respond to variances in protocol implementation and report them to the research team.
- Document and communicate specified research observations in a timely manner.
- Plan and organize all study activities.
- Provide quality assurance of all protocol activities and data collection.
- Interact with and support the activities of other clinical, research, IRB and QA staff as they pertain to protocol coordination.
- Participate in all study related IRB and regulatory matters, including all reporting requirements (including deviations, unanticipated problems, adverse events).
- Oversee the preparation for and represent the branch in any QA regulatory audits.
- Provide clinical support of patients participating in protocol.
- Oversee/perform accurate data collection, including the use of standardized scales and assessments.
- Oversee/perform accurate data entry into research database.
- Document observations; identify and evaluate trends and important findings; communicate this information to the multidisciplinary research team.
- Provide feedback to staff on all issues affecting the quality of the research.
- Protect research participant data in accordance with regulatory requirements.
- Identify, evaluate and communicate the impact of the research process on patient care; adjust interventions based on findings; report issues/variance promptly to the research team.
- Continually assess ongoing understanding of the research process for patients and families and provide teaching and support as indicated.
- Participate in data analysis and management as well as manuscript preparation and presentation of findings.
- Participate direct patient care, in coordination with interdisciplinary team and specific team members to create and communicate a plan of care that balances clinical care needs with research.
- Competitive Salary
- Paid Time Off
- Paid Federal Holidays
- Medical, Dental, Vision Health Insurance Plans
- 401K Retirement Plan
- Life and Disability Insurance