Nurse Study Coordinator
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RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Nurse Study Coordinator located in Pittsburgh, PA. This is a Full Time Contract position
A Study Coordinator with a nursing background is needed to join a team conducting research, surveillance, and interventions studies. S/he will work very closely with the Project Officer, as well as a team of Subject Matter Experts.
Scope of Work
This nurse will work closely with a project officer to coordinate a team of subject matter experts on the following Tasks:
Prepare one or more surveys designed to understand the experiences of healthcare personnel who wear elastomeric respirators and other types of personal protective equipment while caring for patients
Prepare and submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an application for approval to administer the survey described in Task #1.
Prepare materials for the Project Officer to submit to the contracting office to solicit bids from partnering healthcare organization(s) to implement the survey described in Task #1.
Assist partnering healthcare organization(s) with preparation of materials to be submitted to their local human subject institutional review boards, and possibly the Human Submit Review Board, before conducting research.
Write internal summary reports of research findings.
Prepare presentations/briefings to be delivered to leadership and national/international scientific conferences.
Write peer-reviewed publications, in collaboration with partnering healthcare organizations, summarizing research results.
Coordination of human subjects and clinical research activities to include, but not necessarily limited to, coordination and facilitation of research protocol drafting, internal review, quality assurance, and compliance with federal regulations and policies.
Assisting with medical monitoring of human subjects tests as needed.
This nurse/study coordinator must have a clinical background that includes bedside nursing and experience wearing respirators (experience wearing disposable filtering face piece respirators).
Experience within the last 10 years coordinating clinical studies is mandatory (e.g., prior service as a clinical study coordinator for university- or government-based clinical research).
While some experience working in the public health community would be desirable, it is not mandatory.
Experience working with spreadsheets and data sets is mandatory, but advanced skills in data analysis are not necessary.
A Bachelorís or Masterís degree is mandatory
Finally, the coordinator must maintain a license to practice nursing issued by the State of Pennsylvania and will also maintain Basic Life Support and Automatic External Defibrillator certification/training issued by the American Heart Association or similar entity.