PPD Clinical Research Nurse in Las Vegas, Nevada

THIS IS AN AS NEEDED POSITION. NUMBER OF HOURS NEEDED WILL VARY DEPENDING ON WORKLOAD AND DEPARTMENTAL NEEDS

The Clinical Research Nurse supports the Dental Clinic in the overall conduct of multiple, ongoing clinical trials involving oral surgery patients in an in-patient setting, ensuring patient safety and cooperation during the study process.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reviews inclusion/exclusion criteria with patients to ensure eligibility to participate in study. Interacts with Primary Investigator for inclusion/exclusion review of patient data. Reviews and witnesses the consenting process for subjects. Prepares study-specific documents for pre-study screening. Maintains screening/enrollment log and required documentation such as screening failures and phone communications to patients and/or clients

  • Ensures the safety of patients by monitoring and assessing AEs, if any, and communicating potentially serious findings to physician. Performs all procedures in the recovery area (i.e., check-ins, gauze management, administration of drug, blood draws, ECGs, vital signs, etc.). Monitors staff to assure adherence to Good Clinical Practices, ICH, FDA, and OSHA guidelines.

  • Attends initiation meetings when necessary to obtain study process clarification. Monitors and continuously evaluates the overall research experience of each patient to ensure a positive experience. Performs other study related duties as qualified by documented training.

Education and Experience:

  • RN or LVN degree from an accredited institution/ active license to practice

  • 1 year experience as RN or LVN

  • Technical positions may require a certificate

  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to at least 6 years). Bachelors degree preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to function with multiple types of individuals and work in a team environment while maintaining a positive attitude

  • Strong planning and organizational capabilities to manage multiple tasks and study groups at one time

  • Basic computer skills

  • Willingness and ability to learn administer investigational drugs including oral, intravenous, topical, or other approved method of dosing

  • Willingness and ability to learn and perform a variety of technical procedures such as drawing blood, processing and harvesting lab specimens, taking vital signs, performing ECGs, etc.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the study needs of the Dental Clinic

  • Good handwriting and attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability or protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

*Job: Phase I Clinic Operations

*Organization: Phase I-United States (PHIUS)

*Title: Clinical Research Nurse

*Location: Nevada-Las Vegas

*Requisition ID: 152285