The Center for Immunization Research offers an exciting career opportunity for a research nurse to participate in the conduct of vaccine trials. We are seeking a Research Nurse who will provide nursing and research support for research studies, and be responsible for planning and delivering the administrative and clinical component of flavivirus vaccine research studies in accordance with research protocols and projected timelines.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Study Support & Coordination
Coordinate study activity in support of Vaccine Studies.
May be required to coordinate single cohorts of larger trials.
Will be afforded an opportunity to experience all facets of conduct of early phase vaccine trials, including work within FDA regulations and ICH Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
Assist study teams with the implementation of research project(s) in the following areas:
Research subject interactions per protocol including but not limited to recruitment, screening of medical history, subject education, conducting informed consent, clinical assessments, data collection and recording.
Attend training sessions for IRB updates, Human subject's protection, HIPAA, DOT/IATA, CPR, Bloodborne Pathogens and renewals as required by sponsor or university.
Communicate status of research activities to study team.
Assist in the development of SOPs and update as needed.
Obtain, process, transport, and receive lab specimens when needed, including maintenance of specimen tracking log.
Assist and support other staff when necessary.
Contribute to QA/QC process.
Travel to the inpatient unit on the Bayview campus will be required.
Complete other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Must be a registered nurse, licensure in the state of Maryland.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related discipline.
Fluency in Spanish.
Willing to become certified as a clinical research professional within two years of hire.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Able to work independently and cooperatively as a team member.
Intermediate to advanced use of Microsoft office suite.
Familiarity with databases, accurate data entry, and report generation.
Must have concise, clear and professional communication, verbal and written, as well as interpersonal skills.
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
Ability to stand, walk or sit for an extended period of time.
Will require foot travel within the JHMI campus, particularly between the clinic on Broadway Street and the laboratory on Wolfe Street.
Classified Title: Research Nurse Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: varies Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Public Health Department name: Ctr for Immnztn Rsch Vaccine Scis CIR Personnel area: School of Public Health
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