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Research Nurse III

at Baylor College of Medicine

Posted: 4/11/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 19188
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

Posting Number:
167461KP

BCM Department:
Pediatrics

Subsection:
Cardiology

Location:
Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX

Salary Range:
Commensurate with experience

Employment Duration:
Full-time

Staff Job Category:
Research - Clinical Trial

Proficient level professional nurse who provides professional nursing skills involving patient related research efforts. Responsible for patient care in a clinical research area. Duties may include screening and enrolling subjects, obtaining blood and other specimens for tests, administering medications, recording data for research analysis, and maintaining patient records.

  • Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality and safe patient care and customer service.
  • Adheres to the scope of practices as defined by the Texas Nurse Practice Act.
  • Recruits, screens, enrolls and evaluate patients that participate in a research study.
  • Schedules study visits and meetings related to studies.
  • Collects study specimens and check subjects’ vital signs.
  • Administers study medications.
  • Follows subjects’ progress and advises the Principal Investigator.
  • Maintains patient charts and medical records.
  • Ensures the clinical studies are conducted in accordance with guidelines of the FDA and other regulatory agencies.
  • Educates patients in significant aspects of study.
  • Serves as a liaison and distributes research information to faculty, research staff, principle investigator, and others as required.
  • May assist in developing the clinical trial agreement.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.
  • Maintains clean and safe work environment.
  • Stocks and orders supplies.
  • Provides training and guidance to research nurses and other research personnel and serves as a resource to staff.

Required:

  • Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree in Nursing.
  • Four years of experience as a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) with one year in research nursing. Degrees in lieu of experience will not be accepted. 
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

The following is a list of the Required and Optional documents for this position. Please be sure to have them ready before you submit your application.

Required Documents:
Resume/CV

Optional Documents: