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Senior Research Nurse

Employer
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
12 Jun 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to work as a Senior Clinical Trial Coordinator or Senior Research Nurse has arisen in the ILD Research Team. We are a team of experienced and dedicated professionals collaborating with our talented multi-disciplinary clinical teams to deliver a wide range of innovative high quality research trials to inform the future care of our patients. The R & D team support a large and growing portfolio of studies across multiple specialities.

We offer a friendly working environment and are interested in your career development with a range of training opportunities available to help you fulfil your potential.

We are looking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic, motivated, and proactive individual who will enjoy the challenge of delivering high quality research.

You will be based at the new Heart Lung Research Institute (HLRI) and Royal Papworth Hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

Main duties of the job

As a key member of the ILD Research Team, you will be responsible for the set up and coordination of multiple commercial clinical trials. Your duties include, recruiting and consenting suitable patients, coordinating data collection, arranging, and conducting assessments and follow up appointments which are specified by the protocol. All necessary tests and investigations will need to be arranged and appointment letters will need to be sent to patients to ensure that tests are performed at the scheduled times.

You will ensure that specified milestones are achieved on time, that high quality data is collected and that the trial is being conducted according to the ethically approved protocol and ICH-GCP standards.

The post holder will be responsible for a portfolio of clinical studies including randomised, controlled trials and observational studies. These will include commercial and non-commercial trials and Papworth Sponsored trials

About us

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK's leading heart and lung hospital, delivering care to more than 50,000 patients a year in its new state-of-the-art hospital in Cambridge.

We perform the most heart and/or lung transplants in the UK and carried out the UK's first successful heart transplant in 1979. It also offers emergency heart attack treatment, sleep centre care and is one of just five centres nationally for those in severe respiratory failure. Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus the largest centre of medical research and health science in Europe the Trust is at the heart of treatments of the future.

Royal Papworth became the first hospital trust in the country to be rated outstanding in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission - a rating it still holds today.

The Trust holds its values of compassion, excellence and collaboration at its core, and all colleagues joining the team are expected to uphold these in their day-to-day roles and interactions.

Royal Papworth is proud of its diverse workforce and encourages people to embrace their individuality. The Trust values difference and welcomes all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Providing they meet the minimum post criteria, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview.

For a street view tour: https://royalpapworth.nhs.uk/virtual-tour

Job description

Job responsibilities

On this page you will find a Role Profile which provides information about the hospital and full details about the role. We recommend that you review this and refer to it as you complete your application. Please ensure you evidence in the Essential Criteria how you uphold the Trust Values Compassion Excellence Collaboration. If you would like more information about the role or working at Royal Papworth Hospital, please get in touch with the contact for this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Valid registration with NMC if applicable
  • Degree in a relevant science or health care subject
  • Experience in either clinical research or clinical audit at a minimum of NHS band 5 or above


Desirable

  • Completion of, or willingness to undertake a relevant Level 5 Higher Education qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Experience and SkillsClinical experience in a relevant professional area
  • Experience of interviewing patients
  • Knowledge of the research governance process including approvals and required documentation
  • Willingness to undertake relevant training required for role i.e. competency training, research skills training, consent training
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Positive attitude to change
  • The ability to make changes to own practice and offer suggestions for improving services across the Dept.
  • Able to devise and implement Standard Operating Procedures in own area of practice
  • Flexible approach to working hours and practices
  • Maintains the quality in own work and encourages others to do the same
  • Experience of previous patient facing role
  • Experience of undertaking and proven ability in coordinating projects
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programmes
  • Understand importance of accurate data collection and recording for clinical use
  • Understanding of a hospital/clinical environment
  • Clinical Research /Audit knowledge or experience
  • Experience of working with multi-disciplinary teams


Desirable

  • Experience of previous patient facing role
  • Experience of undertaking and proven ability in coordinating projects
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programmes
  • Understand importance of accurate data collection and recording for clinical use
  • Understanding of a hospital/clinical environment
  • Clinical Research /Audit knowledge or experience
  • Experience of working with multi-disciplinary teams


Values and Behaviours

Essential

  • Evidence ability to uphold the Trusts values Compassion Excellence Collaboration.


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Papworth Hospital

Papworth Road

Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Cambridge

Cambridgeshire

CB2 0AY

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C9175-2324-2-RD3867

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