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Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health . Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.
This is a part-time position (<30 hrs/week) located at the Duke Center for Living campus in Durham, NC.
The Duke Molecular Physiology Institute (DMPI), a part of Duke University Medical Center, occupies a place of national and international leadership in the fight against major diseases. Our mission is to produce integrated multi-omics and physiologic profiles of chronic human diseases, and to use such profiles to develop new disease detection strategies, novel therapies, and insights into disease mechanisms.
A part-time Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator is needed to join a DMPI study team conducting human subject clinical research at the Duke Center for Living campus. This Clinical Translation Research Division within the DMPI conducts multiple federal and industry funded projects involving healthy individuals, individuals with Type 2 diabetes, those at risk for diabetes and other cardiometabolic diseases, as well as other clinical conditions. This candidate will work closely with PIs and other members of a well-established clinical research team to support ongoing physiological studies involving muscle and fat biopsies, IV drug administration, and serial blood sampling.
This individual will support physicians and study staff in the collection, preparation, processing, and management of research specimens. This position will maintain subject level documentation for studies, including adverse event information, independently as well as handle investigational product and associated IP tracking. In addition, this individual will employ strategies to maintain subject recruitment and retention rates, assist participants with individual needs, assist with the development of and follow SOPs for quality assurance, take part in site initiation/closeout visits as directed, assist with addressing findings from study monitoring and study audit visits, communicate and coordinate with other study personnel as required for study implementation and routine problem resolution, use Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems and software necessary for study operations with little assistance, and maintain appropriate study-related documentation within the Duke Electronic Medical Records system.
Qualified candidates must be able to place and maintain peripheral intravenous lines independently and manage potential medical emergencies (ACLS certified). The candidate must be well-organized, conscientious, display critical thinking skills, possess strong interpersonal skills, and exhibit proficiency with basic Microsoft Office software. The position requires a collaborative attitude and excellent communication skills to facilitate a strong team environment. Job duties will involve, but not be limited to, conducting clinical research procedures during subject study visits, proper study documentation, management/handling of investigational drug and research specimens, and/or coordination of research studies.
The position requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associates Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program; all registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date; must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required. Maintain compliance with required hospital and unit specific training competencies as well as an active RN status with the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON). Twelve months of appropriate clinical nursing experience is required.
Competitive salary with exceptional benefits, 403b, and paid time off.
Duties and responsibilities will primarily include, but are not limited to, the following:
Peripheral IV insertion and maintenance
Assist physicians with muscle and fat tissue biopsies
IV medication administration and proper documentation of the medication administration record within the EMR
Management/handling of investigational drug and maintain IP accountability records
Obtain subject vitals
Adult medication and ambulatory medication administration
Basic dysrhythmia review
Assist with general coordination of research studies
Education and Experience Prefernces:
Current ACLS certification desired
Experience in a clinical environment working with physicians and other clinical providers
Previous clinical research experience strongly preferred
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and excellent communication skills
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associates Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. All registered nurses without a Bachelors degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date. Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required. Maintain compliance with required hospital and unit specific training competencies as well as an active RN status with the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON).
Twelve months of appropriate clinical nursing experience is required.
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