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Research Nurse - Med Surg

Company: University of Colorado Hospital
Location: Aurora
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Research NurseUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Job Title: Research Nurse

Position #00814407 - Requisition #30958

Job Summary:

The Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking a Research Nurse to assist with both industry and investigator-initiated clinical research protocols. The research nurse will work closely with and provide support for Principal Investigators and the Perinatal Research Core program manager. The position will be based at the Anschutz Medical Campus and may require some travel between these hospitals and to other medical sites in Denver.

Principal Clinical Science Professionals perform clinical research related functions which may include patient- oriented research or research conducted with human subjects. Patient-oriented research includes mechanisms of human disease, therapeutic interventions, clinical trials, or development of new technologies. Principal Clinical Science Professionals may also assist with epidemiologic and behavioral studies and/or outcomes research and health services research. Principal Clinical Science Professionals either act as work/team leads for 2 or more FTE Professionals, operate as Clinical Research Nurses (RN), or are the subject matter experts (SME) in a particular area. SMEs possess a deep knowledge and oversight of a specific process, function and/or technology. SMEs are considered an authority in the area and are educated on the subject and are also able to share their knowledge with other stakeholders

Key Responsibilities:

* Assist with and oversee the day to day operations of OB-GYN and Pediatric clinical trials and studies
* Participate in subject recruitment efforts, including communicating with patients expressing an interest and all pre-screening/screening activities
* Perform informed consent process or ensures that the informed consent process has occurred, is properly documented, and that informed consent form documents are filed as required
* Maintain detailed records of studies to ensure compliance with requirements of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), study protocols, department, hospital/clinical standard operating procedures and other regulatory guidelines
* Schedule subject participation in research clinical trial, coordinating availability of necessary space, and clinical research support (e.g., physician, , laboratory, radiology, pharmacy)
* Coordinate and administer patient care in compliance with protocol requirements
* Assist with developing or develops protocol-specific systems and documents including process flows, training manuals, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Case Report Forms (CRFs). Maintains subject level documentation and prepares documents, equipment and/or supplies

Work Location:

Onsite - this role is expected to work onsite and is located in Aurora, Colorado.

Why Join Us:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Three (3) years clinical research or relate experience
* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree
* An Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) degree and two (2) additional years of experience will substitute for the BSN degree

* Current licensure as a registered nurse

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Four (4) years of clinical research or related experience
* Experience with electronic data capture systems (e.g. EMR or EHR and data management systems)
* Ability to speak Spanish fluently and pass a medical interpreter exam

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Advanced knowledge and understanding of federal regulations and Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
* Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution
* Outstanding customer service skills
* Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion
* Knowledge of basic human anatomy, physiology medical terminology
* Ability to interpret and master complex research protocol information
* Skilled in project management in biomedical or public health research, such as development and enactment of study protocols, management of research databases, data quality control, statistical analysis, and development of charts and tables.

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position

2. Curriculum vitae / Resume

3. Three to five professional references, including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address

Questions should be directed to: Jocelyn Phipers,

Screening of Applications Begins:

Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by 10/1/23. Those who do not apply by this date may or may not be considered.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as $63,702 to $81,029

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position may be eligible for overtime compensation, depending on the level.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Total Compensation Calculator:

ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Vaccination Statement:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases. If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program.

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