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Mercy Health (Multiple Locations) Clinical Research Nurse in Joplin, Missouri

We're a Little Differentless thanbr> Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.less thanbr>At Company , we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."less thanbr>Overview:less thanbr> This position is responsible for the day-to-day operational issues related to clinical trials. Activities will include, but not be limited to, volunteer recruitment, informed consent, establishment of study-specific procedures, data collection , case report form maintenance, drug/device/supply inventory maintenance, and interaction with physicians, nurses, office staff, the public, and clinical monitors. Performs related duties as assigned.less thanbr> * Completes pre-study checklist responsibilities in a timely fashion and with appropriate quality.less thanbr> * Uses screening and promotional practices appropriate for specific studies to effectively enroll patients.less thanbr> * Adheres to all regulatory requirements of clinical research.less thanbr> * Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of assigned protocols and associated processes.less thanbr> * Effectively manages patient visits in terms of preparedness and efficiency for patients, physicians, and SJMRG staff.less thanbr> * Demonstrates preparedness and efficiency when working with study monitors.less thanbr> * Demonstrates appropriate patient monitoring skills, including interviews and diagnostic evaluations.less thanbr> * Attends investigator meetings when appropriate, which will involve travel and time away from work and home.less thanbr> * Utilizes knowledge of pathophysiology and drug properties to monitor for therapeutic efficacy and safety in all patients.less thanbr> * Schedules study volunteers for clinic visits in accordance with protocol requirements and clinic staffing and space needs.less thanbr> * Educates patients about drug use and disease state management, including self-monitoring, dietary considerations, warning signs, etc.less thanbr> * Updates case report forms and source documents in a timely and accurate manner.less thanbr> * Maintains appropriate supplies for clinical trials and maintains accurate inventory records.less thanbr> * Participates in internal quality control monitoring of protocol compliance, patient satisfaction, and recruitment efforts when needed.less thanbr> * Accurately collects and prepares tissue/fluid specimens for laboratory analysis.less thanbr> Qualifications:less thanbr> * Experience: 3 years nursing experience; Working knowledge of the research process and clinical trials. Strong familiarity with medical and pharmaceutical terminology, and patient medical records. Registered Nurse with valid license in state of practiceless thanbr> * Required Education: BSN or RN with 2 years clinical experience in lieu of BSNless thanbr> We Offer Great Benefits:less thanbr> Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!less thanbr> We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.less thanbr> At Company , our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.less thanbr>What Makes You a Good Match for Company ? Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative an