The Program for the Study of Neurodevelopment in Rare Disorders (NDRD) in the division of Genetics is currently recruiting a Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator (CRNC) to this nationally recognized research institution participating in many federally funded and industry sponsored clinical trials. The CRNC will screen and enroll subjects for protocols in the clinical settings of the NDRD. The individual will assist the investigating physician(s)/Principal Investigator(s) (PI) with preparation of regulatory documents, planning, subject recruitment, enrollment, scheduling, subject follow-up, and study conduct. The CRNC will train and mentor health care personnel about protocols and ensure protocol adherence under the direction of the PI. Strong communication skills are necessary.
The Program for the Study of Neurodevelopment in Rare Disorders (NDRD) is a specialty clinic committed to helping children and families with rare inherited neurological conditions through evaluation, education, and intervention. Our goal is to improve the quality of life for children with rare disorders through innovative research and clinical interventions. Our multidisciplinary approach focuses on the interactions of genes, brain, and behavior and their effects on child development. The NDRD is committed to training investigators and clinicians in the diagnosis and comprehensive management of these disorders. We are further dedicated to disseminating knowledge throughout the general population and the scientific community. This is a low volume, high intensity clinic that manages all aspects of our patients' clinical care.
Current PA RN licensure is required, BSN or bachelor's degree preferred. Two years of experience in coordinating clinical trials, necessary.
Flexible hours (day light, some evenings, weekends) will be necessary.
This position is located at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in Lawrenceville.
TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment.