Clinical Research Nurse

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS


Posted: 13-Jun-24

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open


Other Staff/Administrative

Internal Number: JR26552

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description:

  • Ensures compliance with each studyâ™s protocol by providing thorough review and documentation at each subject study visit.

  • Participates in recruitment and selection of study participants by interviewing and documenting medical history to determine compliance with eligibility requirements.

  • Performs medical tests, including, but not limited to, vital signs, imaging studies, and electrocardiograms.

  • Administers investigational medications and performs patient assessments during clinic visits to determine presence of side effects; notifies Principle Investigator of findings/issues.

  • Provides patient education and medical information to study patients to ensure understanding of proper medication dosage, administration, and disease treatment.

  • Documents medical data in patient chart to capture protocol requirements.

  • Provides accurate and timely data collection, documentation, entry, and appropriate reporting to sponsors and institution.

  • Applies logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Interprets information from caregivers, nurses, or physicians about patient condition, treatment plans, or appropriate activities.

  • Performs other related work as needed.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Nursing experience.

  • Fundamental working knowledge of clinical research.

Preferred Competencies

  • Knowledge of patient care fundamentals, including aseptic principles and techniques.

  • Ability to provide direct patient care in a professional and respectful manner.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

  • Ability to read documents or instruments.

  • Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks with occasional interruptions.

  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive situations.

  • Ability to solve problems by applying math or reasoning principles.

  • Ability to adapt to changing working situations and work assignments.

Application Documents

  • Resume/CV (required)

  • Cover Letter (required)

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Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via the Applicant Inquiry Form.

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