RN Rearch - Iowa Heart

Requisition ID
2020-114409
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Cardio Research
Hours Per Pay Period
80
Facility
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
IA-WEST DES MOINES

Overview

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CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

GENERAL SUMMARY:

 

Under direction, provides professional nursing care for and enrolls/monitors adult patients in Clinical Research studies following Iowa Heart Center’s (IHC) established standards and practices. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Organizes research protocol to include, but not limited to, obtaining consents.
  • Assists in preparation of information for submission to Institutional Review Board (IRB) for approval and completes correspondence between IRB and drug companies.
  • Serves as Iowa Heart Center’s resource and liaison in all aspects of each protocol to study with patients, families, hospitals, office staff, physicians, pharmaceutical companies and coworkers.
  • Completes all necessary paperwork connected to research study.
  • Coordinates all activities related to patients’ diagnostic testing, visits and evaluations.
  • Organizes and assists with site visits with drug companies and monitors CRA.
  • Organizes and participates in meetings as required for orientation to study, update or review, etc.
  • Provides backup and maintains an understanding of all other protocols which the group is involved in for support and relief of primary nurse on projects.
  • Conducts in-service education where needed.
  • Conducts patient phone calls or follow-up assessments as needed.
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliation and certification.
  • Maintains statistical collection of all protocols.
  • Administration of research protocols by finding patients who meet inclusion/exclusion criteria, scheduling in office doctor and lab visits. Coordinate and/or perform other tests in and outside the clinic. Maintain accurate documents, FDA records and case form records, complete health and drug histories and disease assessments. Review patient data for safety and administration purposes. Make corrections and clarifications of data for sponsor monitors.
  • Assess learning needs of patient and significant others. Teach patients about medications and procedures of protocol. Gives accurate and complete information Obtains patient consent signatures after instruction completed.
  • Writes patient consent forms to meet HIPAA, FDA, INH and IRB requirements.
  • Follow guidelines for human subjects
  • Travels to Iowa Heart offices as needed
  • Certified in handling, packing, and transportation of hazardous materials, (ie.blood)

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Current licensure as R.N., state of Iowa or compact state.
  • Valid Iowa Driver’s/Chauffeurs License required, must meet Mercy’s Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, must be at least 18 years of age and be eligible to drive per Iowa state law.
  • Three years of RN nursing experience required. Two years of critical care experience preferred or clinical cardiac equivalent experience required.
  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately six (6) weeks).
  • Level I Cardiac Arrhythmia class completion within 6 months of hire.

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