Research Nurse I

Covance

Full Time
Dallas, TX
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Overview:
As a Clinical Research Nurse for Covance your top priority will be to ensure
that the dignity, health, safety, and welfare of participants. This position
will be office based in Dallas, TX.

Key Responsibilities:

* Be current with appropriate emergency certifications and company emergency policy and procedures
* Respond to emergency situations based upon nursing standards
* Utilize skills, knowledge, nursing diagnosis, and clinical judgement in order to provide a high standard of care for participants in clinical trials
* Utilize nursing assessment skills to observe participant general well-being and potential adverse events. Document adverse events and takes appropriate action as needed
* Obtain Informed Consent and continue the ICF process by educating, explaining and informing participants of study procedures
* May obtain medical history
* Administer investigational compounds (inclusive of parenteral) to participants according to the protocol and applicable regulations
* Perform study related activities such as cannulation, telemetry, holters, vital signs, ECGs, venipuncture
* Collect and process biological samples according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures
* Record data obtained in a timely, error free manner according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures.
* Maintain an understanding of current regulatory requirements
* Transcribe source data onto the Case Report Form
* Take responsibility for quality control of study data
* Attend all required meetings, as appropriate
* Maintain accurate records of all work undertaken
* Maintain skills to perform all study tasks, as required
* Maintain constant awareness of participant safety and dignity at all times
* Handle participant complaints efficiently and effectively in order that their satisfaction is maintained
* Ensure that client and participant confidentiality is maintained
* Respond to client and team queries in a timely manner
* Take ownership for the quality and standard of own work.
* Apply NMC code and conduct to all aspects of duties (Leeds)
* Record Adverse Events (AEs) as required
* Be competent in all aspects of dosing as required by study
* Undertake Shift Lead position as dictated by workload within the clinic
* Contribute to clinic projects as required
* Gain ILS (Leeds) or BLS (US) certification
* Assist lead nurse in medical programs (such as Hep B and TB) within the clinic, as required
* Undertake any other duties as required Education/Qualifications:
* Associates Degree or BS degree in nursing with current licensure in applicable state.
* Research experience preferred (Phase I)
* CPR/AED certified
* ACLS-certified preferred upon entry to role. ACLS certification maybe be gained in role if not yet certified Experience:
* 1-2 years related experience in a research environment
* Additional experience may be substituted for education requirements

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Job Features

Job CategoryResearch