University of Utah Clinical Nurse Specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 03/17/2021
Requisition Number PRN25563B
Job Title PS Clinical Nurse Specialist
Working Title Clinical Nurse Specialist
Job Grade F
FLSA Code Professional
Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
VP Area President
Department 01167 - HCI Clinical Trials Operations
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 47600 to 70000
Open Until Filled Yes
Assists in facilitating the conduct of clinical research by performing research and clinical duties. Provides patient care within the scope of nursing practice and in compliance with guidelines set by governing agencies. Actual skills and responsibilities may vary according to the specific research project.
This position is considered Category IIA : Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID -19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID -19 Telecommuting Agreement.
1. Assesses and ensures subject safety during trial.
2. Proposes and negotiates alternatives for protocol. Educates staff about the scientific aspects of the study.
3. Applies pharmacological knowledge to help PI determine idiosyncrasies and unexpected results. Evaluates adverse events (AE), intervenes when necessary and reports details to PI. Conducts follow-up to determine resolution of AE. Reports serious AEs to IRB and sponsor.
4. Presents related information to community for recruitment purposes or to other research professionals in a variety of settings.
5. Mentors and trains new and subordinate employees.
6. Helps determine personnel required to complete trial and develop the timeline for trial completion. Reviews study related data to assure compliance with study protocol.
7. Prepares emergency use report.
8. Manages pharmacokinetic collection and storage.
9. Relates lab results to PI and sponsor.
10. Ensures appropriate maintenance and calibration of equipment.
11. May perform bedside care.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Often: Infectious disease, oils ( there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids ), hazards ( includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals ).
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient’s status and provide care as described in the department’s policies and procedures manual.
Master’s Degree in a nurse specialty from an accredited program; current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse or as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (A.P.R.N.) in the State of Utah; basic life support health care provider card or obtain one within one month of hire; and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
RN license in the state of Utah plus two years related experience. Depending on area of assignment, CCRP , ACRP - CRC , SOCRA - CCRP certification may be required.
The hiring department may also prefer experience in a specific area of nursing
Care is appropriate to the population served
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.