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Clinical Research Specialist Nurse

Employer
Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
Location
Cardiff
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Funding provided by Health and Care Research Wales supports NHS Research and Delivery (R& D) Departments led by a R& D Director to provide local services for research support and facilitates the sponsoring and hosting of studies within UHB's across Wales. Part of this service includes a NHS research delivery team consisting of Research Nurses, Clinical Studies Officers, Research Officers and Administrators, employed by NHS organisations to support the delivery of high quality health and social care studies.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Cardiff and Vale University R& D for a Research Nurse to become part of the critical care research delivery team supporting research in Cardiff and Vale.

We are seeking to employ a band 6 Registered Nurse with either Research and/or critical care experience with an interest in research. The post holder will contribute to the assessment and management of the care pathways for patients and carers participating in clinical trials. This will include the recruitment, education, monitoring of trial patients, the collection and documentation of accurate data.

The post holder will be based at the University Hospital of Wales and will be employed to support the growing critical care portfolio of studies.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

The post will contribute to the assessment and management of the care pathways for patients and carers participating in clinical trials. This will include the recruitment, education, monitoring of trial patients, the collection and documentation of accurate data.

The post holder will be working with Lead Nurses and multidisciplinary teams within the Critical Care directorate as well as the wider research teams assisting with the management of a caseload of clinical trials patients.

The post will assess and carry out clinical procedures for patients/participants and will be considered part of the clinical team during the participants' involvement with the study.

The post holder will have a specialist knowledge in research and/or critical care enabling the post holder to work independently eg either previous experience as a clinical research nurse or specialist knowledge within the critical caresetting.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focused on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission isCaring for People, Keeping People Well,and ourvision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiffand the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse - Current registration with NMC
  • Specialist knowledge of research legislation, GCP and National Framework or equivalent demonstrable knowledge of critical care
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Critical care qualification or equivalent


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of previous patient/client and Multi Disciplinary Team contact within work environment.
  • Experience of undertaking clinical research
  • Excellent written, verbal and organisational skills
  • Extensive experience of Critical Care nursing at band 6 or above


Aptitude and abilities

Essential

  • Ability to communicate complex information to patients/carers/ members of MDT
  • Specialist knowledge of research legislation, GCP and National Framework or equivalent demonstrable knowledge of critical care
  • Able to prioritise workload and work autonomously
  • Ability to make independent decisions and advise others on appropriate action.


Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Address

University of Hospital of Wales

Health Park

Cardiff

CF14 4XW

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

001-NMR106-0324-A

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