Nurse (Registered Nurse Research)


We are currently searching for a Nurse (Registered Nurse Research) to provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the National Human Genome Research Institute. The primary objective is to provide services and deliverables through the performance of support services. This opportunity is full-time, and it is on site in Bethesda, MD. Duties & Responsibilities Participate in direct patient care, in coordination with interdisciplinary team and specific team members to create and communicate a plan of care that balances clinical care needs with research. Ensure informed consent process and human subjects protection in clinical research and counsel patients regarding the potential risks. Examine and monitor patients during protocol studies; ensure the collection of a complete clinical database on each patient. Perform quality assurance and quality control activities relating to protocol adherence, protocol monitoring, data collection, data abstraction and data analysis and protect research participant data in accordance with regulatory requirements. Document observations and identify and evaluate trends and important findings, communicating information to the multidisciplinary research team for prompt clinical action. Provide instruction to potential clinical study subjects and those involved in care of subjects on aspects of subject’s care, treatments, and side-effects. Provide information about the study to referring physicians, advocacy groups, NIH offices, and in response to inquiries from potential study participants. Obtain and record complete health histories and conduct physical assessments; communicate data from these and other sources. Review findings from assessments and other sources in clinical rounds Complete medical and psychiatric assessments of potential participants in multiple research protocols by collecting and reviewing past and present medical records and conduct interviews with research applicants and their families. Conduct family interviews to obtain comprehensive understanding of the care needs of the patient. Review charts to collect relevant clinical data such as laboratory test results and social background. Continually assess ongoing understanding of the research process for patients and families and provide teaching and support as indicated. Contribute to all study related IRB and regulatory matters, including all reporting requirements (including deviations, unanticipated problems, adverse events) and report issues and variance promptly to the research team. Collect and report data to appropriate regulatory and monitoring agencies. Prepare documentation and track and report regulatory and institutional protocol requirements and resolve all stipulations from protocol oversight groups Collaborate with researchers and medical staff to obtain and maintain informed consent and assent and address ethical and legal implication of the research protocol. Coordinate various activities to ensure proper and filing of serious adverse events, amendments, annual reports, and other regulatory documents. Maintain computerized patient files and databases containing research data generated through protocol studies and perform data searches of medical records for analyses of patient characteristics. Support the general implementation, tracking, data acquisition, collection and reporting of all elements of the protocols. Manage data through research databases to ensure accurate and reliable data entry. Perform accurate data entry into research database, including the use of standardized scales and assessments Monitor activities pertaining to clinical protocols such as monitoring patient recruitment and retention, trial progress, and the need for extension or renewal of ongoing trials. Participate in clinical practice and research support meetings and develop multidisciplinary performance improvement programs and projects to improve operating procedures, patient care and decrease costs. Problem-solve complex or unpredictable situations and improve processes and services to patients and colleagues. Provide training to clinic staff with regard to Investigator, brochure information, protocol implementation, general and specific data collection and research practices. Provide mentorship to nurse specialists to develop skills and expertise in program areas. Survey the medical literature for background information on specific aspects of the diseases under purview. # SOAR #LI-DD1 Requirements Minimum Education is Associates in Nursing At least 2 years of experience in Pediatrics and 3-4 years experience in a clinical research setting Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at time of hire. Company Description We are a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management. The Dovel Family of Companies offers employees an opportunity to advance beyond a specific role or contract, we offer a path to develop an enriching career. We believe in empowering a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth. What you’ll get… Time Off! Flexible schedules and company paid holidays allow you to take the time you need. Investment in YOU! 401(K) company contributions are yours to keep with no waiting period. Choices! Unique healthcare plans to choose from with options like fertility and orthodontia benefits. Discovery! With our tuition assistance and training programs, we support your career advancement. Tax Savings! Enroll in pre-tax Health or Dependent Care Flexible Spending, HSA with company contributions, parking, and/or transit commuter benefits. Support! Working parents and busy professionals – we’ve got you covered with a supportive culture, confidential Employee Assistance Program and a membership to Perks! Employee discounts, peer recognition programs, company-wide wellness challenges, and fun community events. A Voice! A unique culture where you can influence decisions and have your voice heard. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.