Clinical Research Nurse

ICON Clinical Research
Closing date
5 Oct 2020

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Clinical Research, Clinical Trials Manager / Administrator
Full Time
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ICON site network group is a rapidly expanding and dynamic fast track company dedicated to the recruitment and running of clinical trials at its own Research Centres.

We concentrate on quick patient recruitment, high data standards and delivering excellent patient experience resulting in a high level of patient retention. These qualities are what our Sponsors look for in a leading Dedicated Clinical Research Organisation and you can be part of our success story.

This is a great opportunity for a nurse with a keen interest in clinical trials to play an important role in the advancement of new treatments.

Role Responsibility

As a Research Nurse 1 or 2 you are required to participate in the creation and maintenance of a high-quality clinical research environment.

You will initiate and manage nursing activities related to clinical trials, from initiation to termination, per ICH/GCP guidelines and to ensure the commercial success of the centre by recruiting and maintaining optimum patient numbers.

Key Accountability:

• Complete all relevant clinical competency training assessments, and attend all relevant research study protocol training, and complete all mandatory training, per the COP's/SOP's.

• Perform all visits, observations, safety reporting and interventions with the participants in accordance with procedures and schedule of the study protocol, company SOP's and policies.

• Stay abreast of all relevant SOPs and regulatory guidance, performing all activities in compliance to these.

• Carry out PIVs efficiently and effectively to optimise patient recruitment.

• Encourage patients to continue within the study, and to participate in future trials.

• Collect, record, verify and enter study data into the source notes, CRF/eCRF, and all associated paperwork, with a high degree of accuracy.

• Ensure that all data queries are acted upon in a timely and efficient manner.

• Participates in site and investigator meetings when required.

• Initiates emergency action when required e.g. cardiac arrest, anaphylaxis management, fire, or critical incidents.

The Ideal Candidate

As a successful Research Nurse 1, you will likely have:

• Registration with no limitations to practice within the Nursing and Midwifery Council (Adult)

• Broad post-registration experience

• Some understanding of clinical research

• Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills

• Relevant clinical skills

• Strong motivation and an enthusiastic disposition

A successful applicant for the level 2 position will need previous experience working as a Research Nurse in a controlled medical testing environment.

What's Next?

Following your application, we will contact you and one of our dedicated recruiters will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.

ICON is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

Since our foundation in Dublin, Ireland in 1990, our mission has been to help our clients to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

We are a global provider of outsourced development and commercialisation services to pharmaceuticalbiotechnologymedical device and government and public health organisations. We focus our innovation on the factors that are critical to our clients – reducing time to market, reducing cost and increasing quality – and our global team of experts has extensive experience in a broad range of therapeutic areas. ICON has been recognised as one of the world’s leading Contract Research Organisations through a number of high-profile industry awards.

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