BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY: To manage and coordinate the clinical research and nursing activities in the Clinical Research Center.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES: - Manage the fiscal, material and personnel resources in the Clinical Research Center. - Provide operational oversight of the Clinical Research Center to ensure efficient execution of research data collection and clinical trials within established budgets and timelines, ensuring all activities occur in compliance with the appropriate regulations, including IRB, FDA, IDE, 510 (k) guidelines, etc. - Provide leadership for day-to-day operations and staff activities to support clinical research implementation and ongoing study conduct in the Clinical Research Center. - Develop and implement standard operating procedures and policies for the Clinical Research Center that are consistent with standardized research practices. Synergize procedures with those administered by the University, Hospitals and Clinics and federal and state contract regulations. - Develop and institute proper quality control measures and ensure that all processes are performed in an efficient and compliant manner. - Coordinate the efforts of the CRC to ensure timely trial site selection, trial plan optimization and patient recruitment. - Communicate with Investigators to understand the requirements of research procedures to achieve data generation while maintaining research subject safety. - Communicate with University Health Care and University Physicians leadership regarding ancillary tests and procedures and clinical management of inpatient and outpatient clinical trials. - Communicate with University Physicians to obtain information on historical patient data base. - Serve as informational resource contact between principal investigators, pharmaceutical companies, University Hospital and Office of Research. - Prepare annual budget and monitor revenue expenditures during the fiscal year. - Develop roster of registered nurses and other project coordinators. - Assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care in area of responsibility. - Plan basic staffing pattern based on average research needs, census, subject population and trends. - Coordinate research subject care delivery system which optimally addresses research needs for the CRC. - Identify potential risk management problems and correct and/or report to appropriate persons. - Evaluate level of nursing care and duties provided to research subjects through analysis of audits, review of documentation and observation of care given. - Utilize research findings to improve research subject care, teaching, nursing management and work systems. - Maintain anecdotal records, counsel and evaluate all staff in the area. - Interview, recommend and evaluate professional and support staff. - Cooperate with faculty for teaching programs of students. - Collaborate with the unit education and clinical nurses to provide staff orientation and on-going educational needs. - Collaborate with other hospital departments to ensure delivery of quality research subject care services.
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Work Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm, M-F with occasional other hours, including overnights and weekends, as required by research study
A bachelor's degree in nursing or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary. A master's degree in nursing is preferred. Two to three years of nursing experience is necessary. Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Missouri is necessary. Supervisory and management experience preferred. Preferred certification in clinical research by Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP)
Internal Number: 30709
About University of Missouri School of Medicine
As the first publicly supported medical school west of the Mississippi River, the University of Missouri School of Medicine has improved health, education and research for more than 170 years.
The University of Missouri School of Medicine along with the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing and the University of Missouri School of Health Professions create MU Health. The University of Missouri consolidated its health care units in September 2008 to better align all of the units under the shared mission of providing patient and family-centered care, education and research to residents of Missouri and beyond.