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Clinical Research Nurse

San Antonio
Permanent
Reference: JR074613
This vacancy has now expired.
Description

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.

As part of the clinical trial research team, the Clinical Research Nurse will have responsibility for the delivery of direct and indirect care for research studies undertaken in the clinical research unit, in accordance with the ICON standard operating procedures, the clinical trial protocol, Food and Drug Administration, Good Clinical Practice, International Conference on Harmonisation Good Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Clinical Trials Directive, Medicines for Human Use Act Statute No 1928 as appropriate. This position participates in the effective running of research studies on a day-to-day basis maintaining the confidentiality, safety and well being of study participants and utilizing skill knowledge and judgement to provide a high standard of care while maintaining dignity and respect at all times.

  • *Ensure volunteer safety and well being in a variety of settings working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. Identify and report any potential or actual adverse events to a senior nurse and physician in a timely manner.
  • *Perform all types of drug administration for which they have been competency assessed in accordance with the study protocol and within the appropriate guidelines for the administration of medicines.
  • *To be competent in performing and supervising other members of the multidisciplinary team in core clinical skills, utilising clinical knowledge to identify potential clinical abnormalities and recognising and reporting any deviation from the parameters as stated in the study protocol.
  • To perform clinical procedures as per SOP/protocol including but not limited to;
  • Recording of 12 lead ECG
  • Continuous Cardiac Monitoring
  • Blood sampling both direct Venepuncture and via cannula
  • Recording of vital signs in accordance with the study protocol
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • *Collect accurate high quality data in accordance with Good Clinical Practice and resolve queries in a timely manner so as not to delay time to study completion.
  • May screen participants for inclusion into study, based on predetermined criteria.

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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