University of Texas Health Science Center Clinical Research Nurse-Intermediate in San Antonio, Texas

Required Qualifications

Associate’s degree with a current Texas Registered Nurse license and three (3) years nursing experience in the designated study area.

Job Description

This position provides advanced professional nursing skills in a unit, clinic, or hospital involving patient related research efforts.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates degree with a current Texas RN license and three years nursing experience in the designated study area.

Bilingual, ability to read, write, and speak Spanish.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Job Duties

Job Duty

Distributes research information to faculty, research staff, and principal investigators. Schedules follow-up visits and maintains contact with patients, patients’ families, department staff, and other faculty members on the team. Maintains inventory of investigational drugs. Provides training and guidance to research nurses and other research personnel.

Percentage Of Time 20

Job Duty

Performs professional nursing duties in connection with clinical research which requires experience and/or additional training such as coordinating clinical research data, performing of a number of physiologic and laboratory determinations on patients, calculating derived information, maintaining research protocol, taking medical histories and giving physical examinations, collecting blood,collecting data from patients’ charts for retrospective review studies. Screens patients for protocol eligibility and participation in clinical trials by ensuring all necessary documentation is collected and processed along with consent. Participates in the coordination and monitoring of patient treatment in clinical trials. Provides background and education to participants regarding the research project. Instructs and counsels participants in research procedures, administers treatment procedures, monitors participants during procedures and records and analyzes data. Prepares and sterilizes instruments. Monitors patient’s compliance with study medication. Answers patient’s questions and reinforces physician’s orders according to protocol.

Percentage Of Time 60

Job Duty

Inputs data and maintains research databases and related records needed for research. May assist the physician in protocol analysis using computer statistical/data management packages. Reviews goals and requirements of any new protocols: plans and designs source documentation for protocols.

Percentage Of Time 15

Job Duty

Performs other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time 5

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Salary: Competitive

Career Family: Clinical Programs & Services

Job Title: Clinical Research Nurse-Intermediate

Work Location: Laredo, Tx

Benefits Eligible?: Yes

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:00am to 5:00pm with Variable Schedule, Occasional evenings & weekends.

Number of hours per week: 40

Is this position required to drive a UT vehicle?: Yes

Combination of Relevant Education and Experience accepted: No

Requisition Number: 20162157

Security Sensitive Statement: All positions are security sensitive and will require criminal background checks.