Department of Medicine
Responsible for evaluating patient eligibility for Department of
Medicine clinical trials, determine pre-study requirements,
register patients on protocols, initiate and complete required
forms requiring attention to detail, ensure submission to central
office per protocol, and to assist in resolving deficiencies and
• Responsible for obtaining patient’s informed consent, including
patient education, planning and coordinating care of the patient
protocol, both in hospital and outpatient care. Coordinate patient
care activities to facilitate the patient’s progress throughout the
course of the research protocol, which may include but not limited
to: clinical evaluation of patients, administration and adjustments
of study medication, venipuncture and processing to obtain serum
samples, obtaining EKG’s, coordination of patient and physician
schedules, follow up telephone contact between clinic visits as
needed to evaluate patient status.
• Monitor lab values and coordinate patient care as needed.
Identify learning needs of patient/family and encourage compliance
through education. Present the benefits of the study, medications.
Enable patients to learn the skills necessary to care for
themselves knowledgeably and responsibly in accordance with health
care and research goals.
• Responsible for scheduling patient treatment with collaborating
departments and gather data per protocol requirements. Schedule
laboratory procedures for specimen review. Obtain tissue, blood,
and urine samples, spin, centrifuge, freeze and ship per protocol
• Complies and retrieves research data as well as preparing data
for event verification and site visits by sponsor
• Provides support to patients/families: educate, takes phone
calls, provide emotional support/encouragement, reinforce and
clarify previous information, updates regarding progress toward the
• Participates in conferences, workshops, and meetings related to
field of practice in School of Medicine, hospital and
• Acts as a consultant and resource person within area of expertise
to colleagues, allied personnel, patients and families.
• Maintains clinical competence and theoretical expertise through
formal and informal continuing education
Salary Range: $27.69 - $45.17/hour
University Title: CLINICAL RESEARCH NURSE
Internal applicants can determine their university title by
accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
Variable hours, including overnights and weekends, as required by
Bachelor's degree from an accredited Nursing School or an
equivalent combination of education and experience from which
comparable knowledge and abilities can be obtained is
Possession of a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the
State of Missouri is necessary.
Minimum of two years of recent nursing experience in a hospital,
clinic, or similar health care setting is required.
This position is not eligible for University benefits. Individuals
in non benefit eligible positions may choose to participate in the
Tax Deferred Annuity Plan (403b). For information about this plan,
please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and
students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and
our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and
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After careful consideration of COVID-19 virus trends and the
overwhelming evidence of COVID-19 vaccine safety and effectiveness,
the School of Medicine, along with MU Health Care, the Sinclair
School of Nursing and the School of Health Professions, recently
announced the decision to require COVID-19 vaccinations by Oct. 1,
2021, for all employees, unless granted a medical or religious
All new hires will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior
to your start date. If you would like to request a medical or
religious exemption, you must do so upon acceptance of employment
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