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Research Nurse 3 - LHI Cardiovascular

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID347221

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilyResearch-Nursing

Full/Part TimeFull-Time


Job Code3580N3

Employee ClassCivil Service

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The Cardiovascular Division is a growing, dynamic clinical research unit that supports the physician's research portfolio in all sections of Cardiology including: Interventional, Heart Failure, Imaging, Vascular Disease, Structural Heart Disease, Prevention, and Electrophysiology to name a few. The Research Nurse Coordinator works closely with the investigators by coordinating complex clinical research projects, and is responsible for overall protocol management from start up to close out.

With guidance, this position is responsible to coordinate clinical research studies including nursing duties that are broad in nature as outlined in the protocol. Apply Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and the Code of Federal Regulations to ensure compliance. This position requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail and organizational skills. This position requires the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, the ability to handle multiple projects and priorities to provide safe, quality care to research participants.

Job Duties

Provide clinical research assistance to University faculty performing clinical research. Follow GCP (Good Clinical Practice) guidelines in the conduct, performance and recording of clinical research.
Act as resource for protocol development and budget preparation.
Study start-up activities; site initiation visits, document template creation, study staff training, clinical in-services
Translate protocol required activities into flow sheets and patient care ordersIn accordance with GCP and protocol, provide services, assessments, or interventions in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures and practice guidelines.
Provide initial protocol specific training for the study team, clinical settings, or medical departments where the clinical research will be performed.
Coordinate, delegate, and perform protocol specific assessments, including specialized and technical procedures defined by clinical trial protocol.
Act as a liaison between Principal Investigator, University departments, outside sponsors, clinical partners, and collaborators.

Participate in subject recruitment, screening, consent, enrollment, and ongoing participation throughout the study.

  • Responsible for continuity of subject participation from beginning of clinical research study to the completion of study.
  • Identifies and assesses adverse events; responsible for subject protocol triage and symptom management.
  • Administers medications and treatments as required by protocol
  • Communicates significant changes in subject status with appropriate staff.
  • Interview subjects according to protocol specific visit requirements to include telephone follow-up, data collection and reporting.
  • Perform non-invasive protocol procedures, such as vital signs and EKG
  • Collect and process specimens or delegate appropriately (blood, urine, saliva)
    Responsible for all regulatory aspects of the clinical trials as well as managing high-risk, highly-complex clinical trials.
    • Maintain accurate research records
    • Manage study data collection and entry; collect enrollment and treatment data, using charts, correspondence, electronic medical records and personal communications with other health care workers.
    • Maintain study/regulatory documentation (engaging with and/or delegating to others as needed)Assists in production of research publications or presentation of research data.Utilizes the nursing process and nursing standards to prevent or manage actual / potential research participants problems in all clinical care research settingsEducates staff, participants, and their families about protocols, treatment, possible side effects and complicationsDelegate direct and indirect research activities to appropriate personnel based on needs, condition, and potential for risk/harm, complexity of the activity and predictability of the outcome.


      All required qualifications must be documented on application materialsRequired Qualifications:
      • BS degree in Nursing with at least 4 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal eight years;
      • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Minnesota.
      • At least 2 years' experience in a cardiovascular clinical setting and/or clinical research setting.
      • Working knowledge of Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel) and web-based systems for tracking activities, and calendaring
      • Possess excellent communication skills; verbal and written
      • Flexibility with work schedule to accommodate participants visits.
      • Desires a career that supports and promotes clinical research.Preferred Qualifications:
        • Familiarity with the University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview hospital and clinics.
        • Experience with clinical trials management systems and electronic regulatory binders
        • Experience in EPIC
        • Certified Clinical Research Coordinator or previous experience in clinical research.
        • Clinical research experience is preferred however, if you have experience in Cardiovascular and are a highly motivated individual looking to expand your career, we will train the right to person to join our team.

          How To Apply

          Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


          The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

          Employment Requirements

          Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

          Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit: https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax

          About the U of M

          The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
          • Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
          • Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
          • Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
          • Excellent retirement plans with employer match
          • Disability and employer paid life insurance
          • Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
          • Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
          • Student loan forgiveness opportunity
          • Opportunities for growth and promotion
          • Employee Assistance ProgramFor more information regarding : https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2019_tcd-cslr-75100-ben-0105-7_1.pdf

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