Title:  Research Nurse II

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $55,779 - $81,500
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  5288

Our clinical trials focus on treatments and or vaccines for combatting infectious diseases. Our current focus is mainly COVID 19 trials.

Job Purpose

Competent level professional nurse who provides professional nursing skills involving patient related research efforts. Responsible for patient care in a clinical research area. Duties may include screening and enrolling subjects, obtaining blood and other specimens for tests, administering medications, recording data for research analysis, and maintaining patient records.

Job Duties
  • Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality and safe patient care and customer service.
  • Adheres to the scope of practices as defined by the Texas Nurse Practice Act.
  • Recruits, screens, enrolls and evaluate patients for COVID-19 study.
  • Schedules study visits and meetings related to COVID-19 studies.
  • Collects study specimens and check subjects’ vital signs.
  • Administers COVID vaccines for study.
  • Follows subjects’ progress and advises the lead researcher.
  • Maintains patient charts and medical records.
  • Ensures the COVID-19 clinical studies are conducted in accordance with guidelines of the FDA and other regulatory agencies.
  • Educates patients in significant aspects of the COVID-19 study.
  • Serves as a liaison and distributes COVID-19 research information to the leadership team.
  • May assist in developing the COVID-19 clinical trial agreement. 
  • Maintains clean and safe work environment.
  • Stocks and orders supplies.
  • Provides training and guidance to research nurses and other research personnel and serves as a resource to staff.
  • Adheres to infection control cleaning measures in clinic.
  • Collaborates with clinical research associates for monitoring of study-related material.
  • Assists study PI with IRB submissions and ongoing communication with the IRB.
Minimum Qualifications
  •  Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
  • Two years of relevant experience as a licensed Registered Nurse (RN). Degrees in lieu of experience will not be accepted.
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing.Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.





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