Clinical Research Nurse 2, Division of Infectious Diseases - Georgetown University Medical Center
Job posting number: #7074004
Posted: January 12, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionLocated in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.
We are seeking a Clinical Research Nurse who will provide clinical and research services to clinical trial subjects participating in Infectious Diseases studies under the supervision and direction of Dr. Princy Kumar. The Clinical Research Nurse must be able to manage and coordinate complex COVID-19 studies in accordance with established protocols and guidelines. This position is responsible for:
Monitoring and screening patients and administering investigational therapies for all clinical trials.
Provide professional nursing care for patients following established standards and practices, perform examinations, order and interpret diagnostic test.
Exhibit a high level of clinical skills and the ability to make decisions in response to unique clinical situations.
Work directly with clinical trial subjects.
Complete all study related documentation and ensure that standard clinical procedures and protocol regulations are met.
The Clinical Research Nurse will work directly with the Division Chief, Clinical Trial Principal Investigators, the Clinical Trial Unit research nurses and staff. This position will interact with the Georgetown Clinical Trial Office, Pharmacy, CRC, and Pharma representatives. Must possess the ability to remain calm and perform effectively in emergency situations. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively; ability to work under pressure and respond to multiple demands; and must be sensitive to confidential nature of the job.
Knowledge of professional nursing theory and practices to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care.
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with 5+ years of experience in clinical research, and/or public health research.
One year of previous outpatient experience is desirable. Experience in research protocols and quality assurance.
Experience in a University Medical setting is helpful.
Knowledge of and sensitivity to a myriad of issues related to HIV infection and COVID-19 is critical.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations is preferred.