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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
6/16/2015
Job Category:
Nursing
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
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Research Nurse Coordinator (101576)
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Job Description

Position Summary: All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, CNMC Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. CNMC supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large.

The Research Nurse Coordinator (RNC) will work independently with minimal supervision following Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines. Demonstrate expert clinical, organizational, and communication skills. Has ability to learn the clinical trials and/or grants process. Demonstrates expert understanding of the federal and institutional regulations and policies governing clinical research involving protection of human subjects (JCAHO, FDA, GCP, OHRP, IRB, NIH/NCRR. The Research Nurse Coordinator functions as a resource in area of expertise for those professionals requiring assistance. The RNC will participate in setting standards and monitoring the quality of care for research protocols. The RNC will facilitate multidisciplinary collaboration in meeting the complex needs as they relate to the research process. Coordinates research projects and uses detail-oriented documentation of all research-related procedures and outcomes. Continually reviews the research processes and provides feedback to the Principal Investigator, research coordinators, and other members of the research team. Facilitate the preparation of Institutional review Board applications for clinical research proposals.

Minimum Education/Experience: Graduate of an approved school of nursing. BSN preferred. Previous participation in clinical research highly recommended required. CPR certification required. Complete all Human Subject Research Courses. Minimum of 3 years of recent clinical nursing experience in an acute care setting and 5 years of clinical research nursing coordinating NIH and Industry sponsored clinical trials required. Pediatrics experience preferred. Position requires RN license in the District of Columbia.


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Department: Center for Cancer and Immunology Research
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day shift
Hours: 40 hrs/wk/ 9:00am - 5:30pm Monday - Friday

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.