Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

Posted 8 hours ago

Minnesota Epilepsy Group is the largest and most comprehensive adult and pediatric epilepsy program in the Midwest. As a regional referral facility, we are the recognized leader in treating epilepsy and other seizure-related conditions in infants to the elderly. We are a national, state-of-the-art, Level 4 epilepsy center committed to enhancing each patient’s quality of life and maximizing seizure control. We have a unique opportunity for a RN to join our interdisciplinary team in a full-time capacity working with drug, and observational studies relating to epilepsy.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Recruit eligible patients for enrolling clinical trials and obtain informed consent.
• Work in collaboration with physicians to coordinate care for enrolled subjects.
• Coordinate all aspects of a study visit, including but not limited to scheduling time with the physician and outside facilities, as well as performing EKGs and blood draws (including processing and shipping of specimens).
• Conduct subject visits assuring all procedures are in compliance with the clinical trial protocol and FDA guidelines.
• Appropriately document study procedures, provide subject/caregiver training, calculate dosing schedules, reporting of adverse events, perform drug accountability, data entry into online electronic data capture systems.
• Maintain close communication with the study sponsor and answer all queries they may have.
• Travel may be required for investigator meetings.

Qualifications:

• Minnesota RN license is required.
• Previous pharmaceutical clinical trial experience is required.
• Previous experience with epilepsy and neurology is preferred but not required.
• Ability to effectively and efficiently handle multiple tasks simultaneously with precision and adhere to sponsor requirements is required.
• Ability to work as a team with a positive attitude.
• Exceptional organization skills, attention to detail, and effective communication skills.

Essential Functions:

• Ability to work independently and exercise good judgement as it relates to patient care issues.
• Ability to remain calm and maintain professional behavior in stressful situations.
• Ability to provide first line intervention for seizure occurrences and/or interrupt patient engaging in dangerous or aggressive behaviors.
• Maintain confidentiality/privacy as described in MEG’s policies and as described by HIPPA.
• Abide by security rules as defined by MEG’s policies and as described by HIPPA

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

Minnesota Epilepsy Group PA is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Type: Full-time

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