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RN Research and Community Engagement

Company: Bon Secours
Location: Mechanicsville
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

With a legacy that spans over 150 years, Bon Secours is a network that is dedicated to providing excellent care through exceptional people. At every level, everyone on our teams have embraced the call to provide compassionate care. Here, you can work with others who share common values, and use your skills to help extend care to all of our communities.To advance health equity, clinical translational research must be conducted in real-world settings, including engagement with rural and marginalized populations, to ensure diverse and inclusive enrollment in research. This role will support Bon Secours Mercy Healths Clinical Research Health Equity initiative, aligned with The Ohio State Universitys Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), to increase access to clinical research for under-represented populations. This work will require focused effort on relationship building with diverse populations internal and external to BSMH, conducting and supporting the administrative and conduct of successful research studies, supporting BSMH Vice President of Clinical Research in developing and scaling initiatives in collaboration and coordination with OSUs CCTS leadership. Together with the VP of Clinical Research, represent BSMH with OSUs CCTS. Additional responsibilities include recruiting and monitoring study participants, maintaining research materials required for coordinating projects, protocol compliance, assisting research investigators in developing and completing research projects. Required to maintain current knowledge of federal regulations, guidelines and developments in the field of research. This position is funded through the NIH award to OSU for the Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA).Essential Job FunctionsEssential Functions (7-10) Statements - List the essential functions of the job. Essential functions are the reasons a job exists.Partner with OSUs CCTS through the Healthy State Alliance as an academic/community translational learning healthcare network. Partner with BSMH and OSU subject matter experts, including OSUs CCTS leadership and team, BSMH mission leaders, BSMH DE&I teams. Represent BSMH with CCTS leaders.Deliver evidence-based solutions that meet the needs of patients and communities under-represented in research, including rural, underserved communities.Assists with preparation of research grant and study budget applications, elements necessary for on-boarding industry sponsored research through BSMHs ResearchGenesis.Facilitate information flow from CCTS to under-represented communities within BSMH, as identified. Contribute to the strategic development of initiatives relevant to this role.Create awareness, build confidence, increase interest in participating in clinical research within the community through partnerships. Liaison, identify, and establish actionable relationships with stakeholders in communities, amongst BSMH providers, facilities, leadership, non-healthcare organizations, such as religious, educational, athletic, and community advocacy representatives. Requires strong communication and professionalism skills.Identify barriers to participation in clinical research for under-represented individuals, and work together with CCTS to reduce and/or eliminate those barriers.Assist in identifying compatible research studies for BSMH to conduct and support the administration and conduct of successful studies. This includes identifying BSMH providers to serve as PIs and Sub-Investigators.Recruit subjects who meet the protocol requirements through networking and primary physician and other interdisciplinary personnel. Works with research subjects and/or their legally authorized representative to explain projects and insure informed consent.May perform study procedures where qualified and needed. Dispenses and/or administers investigational medication, as required.Coordinates, obtains, processes, stores, and/or ships laboratory samples for analysis, as required by the protocol. These specimens include but are not limited to blood, serum, plasma, urine, sputum and/or tissue.Manages data, including database preparation, data entry, and query generation and resolution. Maintains detailed, complete and accurate research files. Collects observational data (i.e., medical record, surveys, interviews, etc.)Acts as a liaison between subjects, investigators, other departments, other research sites, sponsors, vendors, and regulatory committees and agencies.Monitors compliance with the protocol, institutional policies, federal regulations and Integrated Addendum to ICH E6(R1): Guideline for Good Clinical Practice E6(R2).Monitors all research subjects closely and observes for patient response to therapy and any adverse experiences. Collects pertinent data and notifies the physician investigator and/or other appropriate personnel of any significant findings.Assists with the preparation for and participates in sponsor-related quality assurance audits and FDA compliance audits, as required.Assists with the preparation of research abstracts and manuscripts for publication, posters, and slides for presentation at a conference.Advises investigators and other pertinent individuals on relevant regulatory issues.Maintains a working knowledge and understanding of institutional policies, federal regulations and ICH/GCP guidelines as they pertain to research.Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Mission and Core Values (Compassion, Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Sacredness of Life, Service) of Bon Secours Mercy Health.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Required Minimum Education:2 Year/ Associates DegreeSpecialty/Major:Nursing (Bachelors or Masters preferred)Licensing/ Certification - If registration, certification or licensure is required, include the name of the accrediting or licensing body.Licensure/Certification Required:Must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse from the state of Virginia. Certification in clinical research required or must obtain within one year of eligibility.Minimum QualificationsMinimum Years and Type of Experience:Prior clinical research experience and understanding of the scientific process preferred. Minimum of 3-5 years of recent clinical experience required. Critical care experience desirable.Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:Ability to write, follow and monitor study protocols, recruit and consent study subjects, collect and enter data, and follow institutional policies, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and International Conference on Harmonisation Good Clinical Practice guidelines.Must possess analytical skills necessary to retrieve data accurately from the medical record, evaluate significance, and present data as necessary.Excellent written and oral communication skills to write and edit clear precise and grammatically correct correspondences, scientific abstracts, manuscripts, and presentations.Must possess excellent interpersonal skills sufficient to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with physicians, nurses, other researchers, sponsors, research subjects and families, regulatory officials, and a variety of other Bon Secours Mercy Health personnel.Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment, follow through on assignments with minimal direction, and to independently prioritize work.Initiative, creativity, tenacity and patience to effectively organize, develop, coordinate and complete multiple research projects on time.Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and records with tact and discretion.Must possess computer skills necessary to work with a variety of software (i.e., Windows, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Outlook, Internet, Epic, etc.).Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

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