Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research
university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working
together as one university.
the Principal Investigator(s), we are seeking a Sr. Research
Nurse Manager. This position is responsible for the
coordination and implementation of assigned clinical trials within
the Genitourinary Disease Group.
Specific Duties &
Anticipates research requirements for
designated patient populations.
May collaborate in development & writing
of protocols and consent forms, as appropriate.
Collaborates in development and preparation
of regulatory documents as appropriate.
Applies knowledge of study design to
evaluate new protocols.
Applies knowledge of federal & local
regulations when evaluating new protocols.
Reviews & assesses new protocols for
clarity, thoroughness, logistical feasibility, maintaining subject
Evaluates the impact on & availability
of resources for assigned clinical trials.
Lists & clarifies concerns &
questions about new protocols with PI &/or sponsor.
Proposes & negotiates alternatives to
improve protocol implementation.
Collaborates in the determination of roles
& responsibilities of health care team members in the
implementation of assigned trials.
Collaborates in the design of appropriate
methods for collection of data required for assigned
Oversees & collaborates in development
of study tools including data collection forms, eligibility
checklists, preprinted orders, & distribution of the protocol
on the Web Library and Internet (where applicable)
Assures receipt of protocol by pharmacy for
review & input as appropriate.
Assures compliance with local & national
Collaborates with study team and pharmacy to
prepare drug data sheets for new trials.
Determines that IRB approval has been
received prior to initiation of research activity.
Represents department at research and
protocol initiation meetings.
Assures that all elements of a trial are in
place before opening to accrual.
Communicates with protocol sponsors, NCI,
cooperative group and coordinates plans to address issues with
Works with CBT on beacon protocol order sets
prior to start up and attends institutional PORSCHE meetings for
approval of electronic order sets.
Ensures initial & ongoing eligibility of
all subjects for assigned research studies: Same as Level
Collaborates in the development of
recruitment strategies to ensure patient accrual within protocol
Ensures collection of pertinent data from
internal & external sources & monitors compliance with
requirements of assigned clinical trials.
Applies pharmacological knowledge to assist
the investigator in determining adverse event causality &
relationship to study drug/procedure.
Manages patients on clinical studies while
adhering to all protocol mandates and standard of care clinical
Assures all clinical protocol deviations are
communicated with team for proper documentation and or submission
to regulatory agencies.
Demonstrates ability to manage multiple
projects at different stages of the clinical research
Demonstrates ability to integrate new
clinical trials with current research activity.
Works with CBT on beacon protocol order set
changes with amendment that require adjustment to original order
Evaluates outcomes of clinical
Monitors study team compliance with required
study procedures & GCP standards.
Performs/monitors ongoing data analysis
regarding clinical research studies, including toxicities, dose
modifications, dose levels, adverse reactions, &
Assumes responsibility for specific QA
activities for research teams (i.e., participates in institutional
Participates in sponsor/cooperative
Assists with development & review of
institutional SOPs pertaining to performance of clinical
Maintains records of correspondence of
faxes, e-mails, IRB/JCCI submissions, FDA submissions,
responsibilities of Level I.
Collaborate closely with study coordinator
on patient updates and clinical issues to ensure prompt, accurate
reporting to sponsor or other entities is handled within protocol/
Provides initial and ongoing education to
patients and families regarding pertinent clinical trial and
clinical management issues.
Participates in orientation process for new
Clinical Research Nurses and Clinical Associates, including
mentoring and precepting.
Coordinates and/or presents continuing
education/in-service programs for clinical team/outpatient
treatment nurses and or phlebotomy staff as
Attends and participates in in-service and
external trainings, workshops, conferences, and other relevant
programs for professional growth and development as
Collaborates with other members of the
research team in preparing study results for
Given opportunities, authors/coauthors
manuscripts for publication in the nursing literature and/or
presentation at conferences related to areas of
Identifies nursing research questions
related to protocol populations/issues and, with assistance,
collaboration, and appropriate financial support, implements
nursing research within departmental priorities.
Takes advantage of opportunities to make
presentations in local community regarding research projects, areas
of expertise, etc.
Identifies need and incorporates information
from other health care disciplines into clinical research
Plans long-term study patient care in
relation to identified and potential problems related to assigned
research protocols/patient populations.
Collaborates with health care team to
coordinate and facilitate protocol requirements for assigned
Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing care
s/he has planned, administered, or delegated.
Evaluates patients' response to
interventions outlined on study protocol; proposes alternative
methods to meet individual patient needs.
Evaluates effectiveness of nursing care
planned on a long-term basis.
Gives rationale for action/inaction based on
scientific principles, practice experience, and internal/external
Evaluates patients' participation in
assigned clinical trials and identifies barriers to
Plans, proposes and evaluates means to
overcome identified barriers to protocol compliance.
Develops and maintains collaborative
relationships with members of other health care disciplines in
order to facilitate clinical and research outcomes.
Provides guidance and direction to other
health care professionals (internal and external) in implementation
of research protocols.
Evaluates effectiveness of collaborative
role with other health care professionals.
Perform clinical duties as
Provides supervision and oversight of
Clinical Associates as assigned.
Reports to Research Nurse Manager, Lead
Research Nurse, and Principal Investigator(s).
Possible exposure to communicable diseases,
hazardous materials, radiation, and pharmacologic agents. Safety
regulations must be followed.
Work schedules are determined by protocol
activity and may demand flexible and/or extended work
Individual must be a registered nurse,
licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing.
Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline
Master's degree strongly
Minimum of two year's experience in the
specialty or a related are required.
Additional experience may substitute for
bachelor's degree and related master's degree may be considered in
lieu of experience.
Classified Title: Sr. Research Nurse
Starting Salary Range: Min $74,400 - Max $130,400 Annually
($102,400 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 830a - 500p
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM Onc Cancer Immunology/GI Clinical
Personnel area: School of Medicine
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good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may
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documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella
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