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Clinical Research Coor RN - Direct Patient Care Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Job Summary

Nationwide Childrens Hospital Inc
Columbus, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
1+ to 2 Years
Job Reference Code

Clinical Research Coor RN - Direct Patient Care

About the Job

Clinical Research Coor RN - Direct Patient Care

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Come work for an organization where everything matters.

Full-time position, working 40 hours per week, Day shift hours from 8am-4:30pm, EXEMPT position

Looking for candidates with an BSN, but would consider ADN.


The Clinical Research Coordinator's (RN) primary responsibility is managing the
elements of clinical research studies. These may include study investigator
meetings, start-up activities, launch activities, day to day management of a study
and study closure activities. Included in these responsibilities are: enrollment of
study subjects according to local, state and federal regulations; Institutional
Review Board (IRB) study submissions and record-keeping, protection of human
subjects and subjects' rights ; implementing and organizing Phase I-IV studies
assigned to him/her. This includes subject scheduling, record keeping, data
collection and study procedures within the local and federal regulations and

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children's Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We're 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we'll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children's badge what they do for a living. They'll tell you it's More Than a Job. It's a calling. It's a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children's Hospital. A Place to Be Proud


Responsible for Clinical Research Coordinator, RN is the overall identification of new patients for research treatment, coverage for patient research visits, patient compliance, source documentation, and data collection as it relates to each research study.
Administrative management, organization of, and participation in research meetings and teleconferences, including scientific meetings with corporate and non-profit partners, teaching conferences, grand rounds, journal club, research seminars, and CME programs, maintains logs of all training and certificates.
Conducts clinical human subjects research as outlined in the study protocol; performing study procedures according to recognized skill level and certifications and within the local and federal regulations and guidelines adheres to Good Clinical Practices.
Prepares and processes human subject specimens for use in research studies. May need to ship specimens according to the study protocol. Maintains Safety Pack certification for shipment of specimen materials.
Works in collaborations with department/center investigators in the development of IRB protocols, grant submissions and scientific publications, regulatory submission to local and central IRB, Clinical Scientific Review Committee, and audit teams.
Coordinates personnel needs for the program and projects; oversees and organizes training for study protocols within the Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT. Coordinates education to all of the necessary staff to obtain the objects of the research study.
Collects and controls research data and subject information and maintains accurate data collection of all study data; including tests and procedures related to study compliance. Maintains accurate research study charts including all study related documents for audit ready patient charts.
May be responsible for administrative management of multiple protocols; plays a central role in the communication between NCH/RI and site; will act as liaison with other departments necessary to complete program projects (i.e., Data Management, Biostats, Medical Writing, Regulatory Compliance, etc.)
Manage the reporting to adverse events and report to IRB/ PI/ Sponsor in a timely manner., ensuring sites are submitting accurate and timely IRB submissions, and maintain associated regulatory documents
Help facilitate creation of source documents that ensure systematic data collection and/or aid in protocol execution and management and record keeping
Collects and controls research data and subject information from sites as needed/requested; tracks screening and enrollment data across multiple sites/multiple projects
Provides monitoring, review and tracking of clinical data and preparation of study specific documents according to FDA regulations
QA process implementation, maintenance and documentation; data entry; and maintenance of regulatory documents for multiple sites; multiple protocols
Work with principal investigators at each site to establish multi-site monitoring plans for investigator initiated projects (If applicable)

Performs other duties and maintains flexible schedule as required



1. RN, Bachelor's degree preferred

2. Minimum of 2 years experience in clinical research or healthcare related field preferred.

3. Demonstrated management or leadership skills.

4. Ability to obtain appropriate certification in timely manner.

5. Skills required:

* Strong organizational skills

* Exceptional interpersonal skills

* Excellent written and verbal communication

* Ability to filter information, discern importance and initiate plan for project completion

* Goal-oriented; self-directive

* Initiation, flexibility, motivation, creativity

* Ability to actively participate as a team player

* Working knowledge of PCs and word processing and data management software


Talking on phone/in person; frequently (34-100%)

Typing on keyboard; frequently (100%)

Sitting; frequently (34-100%)

Standing/Walking; frequently (34-100%)

Lifts objects weighing up to 25 pounds; occasionally (0-33%)

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


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