Clinical Research Nurse Neurosurgery/Stroke:
Job Code: 2021-205329
Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona,St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.
We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.
U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.
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Barrow’s Stroke Program is among the most advanced and busiest stroke centers in the country. The expert staff in the Stroke Program cares for more stroke victims than any other hospital in the southwestern United States. Our Stroke Program has also treated more patients with tPA (tissue plasminogen activator), the only FDA-approved "clot-busting" drug, than any hospital in the United States.
Our dedicated stroke team is committed to providing excellent patient care, conducting research into the prevention and treatment of stroke, and educating our community about risk factors.
Ensures assigned studies are conducted in accordance with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), Good Clinical Practices (GCP), Institutional Review Board (IRB), HIPAA regulations and institutional requirements, which includes, but not limited to, the following duties:
Knowledge of all regulatory requirements and institutional requirements when conducting the study protocol(s).
Participant recruitment including pre-screening, new potential participant follow-up and collaboration with the Investigators.
Coordinates research subject informed consent and entry into appropriate research studies ensuring that all inclusion and exclusion criteria are met.
With the Investigator, conducts informed consent conversation with the potential participant and/or caregiver. Coordinates and/or performs a variety of procedures/tests including, but not limited to, laboratory tests/phlebotomy, vital signs, ECG/EKGs, imaging studies, cognitive evaluations, as well as other needs as outlined in the study protocol(s). Obtains medical history, medical records and all other procedures outlined in the study protocol(s) within the allowed timelines.
Responds to patient inquires via phone or in person in a timely manner.
Processing and shipments of samples collected as outlined in the study protocol(s).
Provides participant educations, with the Investigators, research pharmacist, and other members of the research study team, such as study specific procedures, diary/study log, proper dosage/administration, and specific restrictions as outlined in the study protocol(s).
Completes case report forms, data entry, and maintains source documentation for all study participants. Triages, tracks and reports adverse events and deviations to the Investigator as well as the sponsor and IRB in accordance to their requirements. Coordinates research monitor visits and responds to all data queries in a timely manner. Collaboration and in-services with other hospital departments to ensure patient safety as well as ensuring the correct execution of the research studies.
Workload including a majority of StrokeNet clinical trials as well as Industry Sponsored and Investigator Initiated.
We offer the following benefits:
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Flexible spending accounts
Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
Matching Retirement Programs
One year RN clinical experience in specialty area.
Three years of experience in acute care, stroke or Neurology nursing preferred.
Working knowledge of research methodologies.
AZ RN license or eligible.