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Clinical Research Coordinator Nurse

  1. Hickory
JR118574
  1. ICON Full Service & Corporate Support
  2. Nursing
  3. Office Based

About the role

At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives.

Our ‘Own It’ culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.
If you’re as driven as we are, join us. You’ll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you’ll be helping shape an industry.

The Role

Title: Clinical Research Coordinator Nurse

Location: Hickory, NC

  • Performing technical and clinical requirements of study protocols, i.e., venipuncture, specimen processing, vital signs, electrocardiograms, IV infusions, IV pump operations, Holtor monitoring, pulmonary function testing, allergy testing, urine/serum pregnancy testing, strep throat screening, injections (IM or SQ) or any procedure necessary for the protocol as ordered by the investigator.
  • Attending investigator meetings, site initiation visits, and coordinator meetings to obtain training on drug preparation and administration and general knowledge about a protocol with a focus on clinical procedures.
  • Obtaining knowledge about the study drugs with an emphasis on injection or intravenous infusion medications.
  • Monitoring for possible complications with the administration of study drugs with an emphasis on injections or intravenous infusions.
  • Maintaining accurate dispensing logs, separate from those of the coordinator, to include such information as lot number, drug vs. placebo, and information about the third party mixer or un-blinded mixer/preparer of medication.
  • Documenting laboratory data and adverse reactions, and immediately notifying investigators, sponsors and the Institutional Review Board, if indicated, of any unexpected or serious events.
  • Assisting other staff members as determined by the needs and priorities of the research organization and as time and abilities permit.
  • Actively recruiting and effectively selling our service to suitable patient participants for clinical trials with set time allotted each week for recruitment efforts.
  • Completes training on Clinical Trial Management System and maintains proper skills to update database, complete participant reimbursement, capture referral source of participants, and create calls lists to promote recruitment.
  • Communicating the status of patients referred overall recruitment status, and clinical needs of the study to the investigators and Site Manager.
  • Maintaining communication and building relationships with monitors from sponsoring companies through telephone contacts, written communication, on-site visits, and e-mails.
  •  Proactively promoting the site with monitors and in-house contacts for future trials. Responding to queries in a timely manner, prompt data entry and working with the monitor during on-site visits are examples of pro-active behaviors.
  • Preparing study documentation in the event of a sponsor or FDA audit and assisting the auditor for the duration of the audit.
  • Ordering clinical supplies, as well as ordering, storing and monitoring of protocol specific rescue drugs and maintaining scheduled assessment of the code/crash cart and AED including maintaining proper documentation for both.
  • Monitoring and maintaining refrigerators, freezer units and investigational product storage temperatures for safety and stability.
  • Obtaining and maintaining knowledge in regards to temperature monitoring devices and procedures for lab specimens and investigational products and providing detailed information to all staff and sponsors in regards to how temperatures are monitored and maintained.
  • Maintaining certification for packaging and shipping specimens on dry ice, as well as maintaining and updating knowledge of lab procedures to assist with work flow.
  • Acting as the OSHA Representative for the site which would include but not be limited to; maintaining employee immunization records, obtaining vaccines when necessary for site or PMG and administering vaccines to staff.
  • Performing equipment calibration when needed, if not performed by the lab coordinator or outside service and maintaining equipment calibration records.
  • Supporting training and additional development of clinical skills for site staff as needed.
  • Travel: Travel to other sites within the network may be required to support increases in workload and, or studies/projects as needed. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent experience required

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Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals – both ours and yours.
We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans – and related benefits such as life assurance – so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.
But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.

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