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CRF Senior Research Nurse

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic research nurse to join the clinical research facility. This research nurse will provide a clinical trial service to NUH with a focus on the Clinical Research Facility (CRF), Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMP's) and Genetically Modified Organism (GMO's) trial delivery. The post holder will support the development of the new structure, operating procedures, finances and facilities as part of an ongoing plan to embed clinical research facilities for NUH.

This post will involve assessing and managing the care pathways for patients and carers participating in clinical studies. This will involve the recruitment, education and monitoring of patients in studies and the collection and documentation of accurate data. Collaboration is required with the clinical studies team and the wider multi-disciplinary team in the management of your own caseload of patients in clinical studies. The role involves acquiring an in-depth knowledge of trial protocols and their application in practice, research methodology and the requirements of local, national and international research regulations.

The successful candidate must have extensive experience and training in clinical trials across different clinical settings.

Main duties of the job

This post will involve assessing and managing the care pathways for patients and carers participating in clinical studies. This will involve the recruitment, education and monitoring of patients in studies and the collection and documentation of accurate data. Collaboration is required with the clinical studies team and the wider multi-disciplinary team in the management of your own caseload of patients in clinical studies. The role involves acquiring an in-depth knowledge of trial protocols and their application in practice, research methodology and the requirements of local, national and international research regulations.

The successful candidate must have extensive experience and training in clinical trials across different clinical settings.

The post holder will work independently as well as support colleagues, dependent upon the needs of the clinical trials service. Full support and training will be provided to the post holder.The post holder will be expected to support clinical trials across all divisions

This post will involve shift patterns, including internal rotation onto night duty to ensure 24 hour cover, including bank holidays (as per service needs and to cover overnight research visits).

The post holder is required to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Essential skills include, ability to administer IV drugs, Undertake ECG's, perform venepuncture and cannulation

About us

With over 19,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Job description

Job responsibilities

In addition to this summary you need to familiarise yourself with the Job Description and Personal Specification for this role as attached to this advert.

The post holder will be responsible for the provision of high quality and patient focused research focusing on early phase trials.

Person Specification

Training and Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse
  • Clinical skills - Venepuncture, Cannulation, ECG, IV administration


Experience

Essential

  • Research Delivery experience
  • Experience with dealing with highly complex situations.


Desirable

  • Experience of delivering AMTP/GMO research


Communication and Relationship Skills

Essential

  • Able to work effectively within and across clinical teams
  • Able to inspire trust in patients and colleagues


Desirable

  • Experience in delivering training
  • Experience of conference or other presentations


Analytical and Judgement skills

Essential

  • Ability to identify, extract and process complex health information from a variety of sources
  • Demonstrates ability to plan and deliver complex protocol led care alongside patients' own clinical teams


Desirable

  • Previous research or clinical audit activity as a substantive part of a previous role


Planning and organisational Skills

Essential

  • Ability to work as an autonomous practitioner
  • Able to plan and carry out role under minimal supervision
  • Able to plan workload and liaise with colleagues to promote safety and achieve continuity of care
  • Approachable


Desirable

  • Involvement in clinical innovation or service development in previous roles


Physical skills

Essential

  • Ability to undertake all care needs of patients
  • Able to use computer work stations for large proportion of working day as required


Other

Essential

  • Demonstrates Flexible working


Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

Queens Medical Centre

Clinical Research Facility, Derby Road

Nottingham

NG7 2UH

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164-6364151

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