Rockefeller University Clinical Research Nurse in New York, New York
Job Title Clinical Research Nurse
Laboratory / Department Hospital
The Rockefeller University Hospital is funded by the National Institutes of Health and has 20 patient beds for clinical research. The Hospital provides researchers with an opportunity to conduct clinical studies, and offers both normal volunteers and people with diseases under study the opportunity to stay in the hospital and help to contribute to important advances in science. The Hospital has an inpatient unit as well as an outpatient center where prospective patients are screened and many outpatient studies are conducted. The Hospital is staffed 24 hours a day with professional nurses and has nutritional research, social work, art and recreation departments, and a radiology suite as well as its own research pharmacy. Our staff hospitalist and on-call physicians provide additional medical support to the clinical research teams. For more information, please see the hospital web site at: http://www.rucares.org/
The Clinical Research Nurse (CRN) will be responsible for coordinating and carrying out assigned clinical research studies by developing and updating protocols, procedures and standards for studies in collaboration with investigators. Responsibilities include providing research participant(s) protocol-specific information, reinforcing compliance with protocol procedures, collecting research data as required, and providing direct nursing care as needed. The CRN will coordinate and instruct other health team members on research protocol-specific details.
Bachelor's degree in nursing required; current New York State Registered Nursing License and a minimum of two years of clinical nursing experience required. Must obtain BCLS certification upon hiring and ACLS certification within six months of hire. Must have phlebotomy skills; IV certification preferred. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel necessary, as well as proficiency in the use of computer programs for documentation development, documentation, and creation and use of spreadsheets. Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.