Vanderbilt University Medical Center Clinical Trials Assoc I, PRN (Pediatric Hospital Medicine) in Nashville, Tennessee

Clinical Trials Assoc I, PRN (Pediatric HospitalMedicine)

1808868

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YourRole :

Performs a variety of duties involved in the collection, interpretation, and documentation of data in support of clinical trials. Assists in ensuring adherence to protocols, appropriate regulations, and deadlines. Ensures quality of information received.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists nursein assessing patient eligibility for approved study.

  • Knowledgeableof protocols in order to determine specific criteria for eligibility orexclusion.

  • Gatherscomplete medical history of patient.

  • Ensurespatient consent forms are completed.

  • Reviewsmedical history to determine eligibility status

  • Discussesfindings with research nurse.

  • Processespatient data and runs reports as needed.

  • Abstracts andrecords all patient data essential to the study onto required case reportforms.

  • Sets uptimeline of tests and required procedures for nurse.

  • Inputs allpertinent patient data into database accurately

  • Collects andmonitors all study patients records to document treatments and outcomes asrequired by the protocol

  • Reports alladverse reactions according to VU and protocol guidelines

  • Checks valuesfrom lab and rates toxicity levels

  • Ensurescomplete source documentation in record

  • Ensurestreatment and dates match

  • Assists nurseand Clinical Trials Specialist with monitoring compliance with protocoland regulations

  • Ensuresdeadlines are met for study

  • Informs nurseof tests and procedures as needed

  • Schedulesshipping of specimens and samples to meet protocol deadlines.

  • Coordinateswith patient's PCP or testing facility to ensure tests or procedures areconducted as required.

  • Prepares kitsfor procedures, labels tubes, gives to nurse with specific times and datesfor collection.

  • Freezes,spins, separates samples, and cultures as necessary. Mails to designatedlabs.

  • Meets withand assists in response to sponsors and monitors to ensure compliance withprotocol and applicable regulations.

  • Meets withand assists in response to sponsors and monitors to ensure compliance withprotocol and applicable regulations.

  • Answersqueries from sponsoring companies.

  • Meets withmonitors to respond to any question of data validity.

  • Conductsfollow-up of study patients.

  • Calls orsends questionnaires to patient to check outcomes, survival rate, andquality of life.

  • Informs tumorregistry, appropriate clinics, and hospital of patient status.

  • May conductoutside audits of other institutions data.

  • Knowledgeableof protocol

  • Examine dataand records to ensure compliance with protocol.

PositionQualifications

Required:

Associate's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 1 year experience

Shift:

Monday – Friday

VUMC Recent Accomplishments

Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:

· US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill Wilkerson Center at http://www.vanderbilthealth.com/billwilkerson/ ), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training

· Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.

· Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"

· The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score

· National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US

· Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Tennessee

· Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer

· American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US

Associate's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 1 year experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

Movement

  • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

  • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

  • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

  • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

  • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

  • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

  • Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

  • Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.

Sensory

  • Occasional: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

  • Frequent: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.

  • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

Environmental Conditions

Job Research

Organization: Pediatric Hospital Medicine 104623

Title: Clinical Trials Assoc I, PRN (Pediatric Hospital Medicine)

Location: TN-Nashville-DOT - VCH Doctor's Office Tower

Requisition ID: 1808868

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