Banner Alzheimer's Institute (BAI) is currently seeking an RN Clinical Research Specialist to join the Clinical Trials Research Department. This position is located in Central Phoenix off 12th Street & McDowell.
The Clinical Trials Team at Banner Alzheimer's Institute currently manages approximately 40 studies overall. The majority of BAI's study portfolio includes trials with therapeutic interventions, however, they also have two non-interventional, longitudinal studies and a number of imaging only trials. The trials include prevention studies that work with cognitively normal individuals at an increased risk, as well as studies for memory loss including AD and Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).
This position provides coordination of investigational and research protocols. Coordinates operational aspects of research projects including project preparation, subject recruitment, protocol execution, data collection, and coordination and database entry.
Must possess a thorough knowledge of nursing and healthcare as normally demonstrated through the completion of a Bachelors Degree in Nursing.
Requires a current Registered Nurse (R.N.) license. Possession of or ability to obtain a Clinical Research Coordinator Certification (CRCC) within a reasonable timeframe.
Experience typically gained through five years clinical research experience, including three years of experience related to clinical area in which research study is based. Regulatory knowledge regarding the conduct of clinical research or health care operations required. Previous relevant experience working in a clinical research setting. Knowledge of medical and clinical terminology. Excellent organizational and task management skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality of patient and study information. Ability to maintain knowledge of Federal and State regulations governing practice as well as Institute policies and procedures related to medical and nursing practice. Excellent human relations, organizational and communication skills.
Ability to conduct computer-based literature searches is required.
Masters Degree or advanced certificate degrees preferred.
About Banner Alzheimer's Institute
BAI was established in 2006 as Banner Health's first Center of Excellence. Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the United States. Our team is uniquely, passionately and strategically committed to ending Alzheimer's without losing another generation and to providing an unparalleled model of care for families facing this devastatin...g disease. BAI is committed to improving people's lives through excellent patient care and advances that capitalize on the best biomedical research. We intend to make a transformational difference in Alzheimer's research and care.
About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.