Clinical Research Nurse
Company: Children's Hospital Colorado
Posted on: June 20, 2019
Why Work at Children's....
Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric
healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908,
Children's Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted
to the health and well being of children. Continually recognized as
one of the nation's outstanding hospitals by U.S. News & World
Report, Children's Colorado is known both for its nationally and
internationally recognized medical, research and education programs
as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kids throughout
Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcare
professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric
specialties, Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main
campus, 16 Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach
A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you,
and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.
Hours per week: 38, eligible for benefits
Shift: This position will be 38 hours per week Monday - Friday with
the expectation of working 4-5 days per week to meet the needs of
the research studies.
The Clinical Research Nurse coordinates and provides direct patient
care, performs ongoing assessments, delivers patient education, and
documents in accordance with standards and regulatory guidelines.
The Research Nurse assists in ensuring the integrity and quality of
clinical research activities are maintained and conducted in
accordance with federal, state, and local regulations, and
Children's Hospital Colorado (CHCO) policies and procedures.
Population Specific Care
- a.) Neonate -
- b.) Infancy - > 30 days to 1yr
- c.) Toddlers - > 1yr to 3yrs
- d.) Pre-Schoolers - > 3yrs to 5yrs
- e.) School age - > 5yrs to 13yrs
- f.) Adolescent - > 13yrs to 18yrs
- g.) Adult - > 18yrs to 65yrs.
An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of
the following essential functions. These examples do not include
all of the functions which the employee may be expected to
- Anticipates and responds to changes in patient outcomes in the
provision of care.
- Communicates and advocates research values and expresses needs
to the CHCO community.
- Facilitates communication, clinical decision making, error
prevention, and care coordination throughout protocol
- Collects, monitors, and reports collaboratively with study team
on quality of care outcomes and measures; and provides input into
the continuous evaluation and improvement of internal quality and
safety processes, procedures, and performance measures.
- Ensures compliance with clinical and research policies,
procedures, and best practices in order to minimize the risk of
harm to patients and providers and maintain fidelity to the
- Researches, identifies, and implements evidence based practice
to improve the quality of care provided to patients/families and
research study staff.
- Acts as a liaison for simple studies or with a mentor for more
- Provides training and mentoring to new team members.
- Accurately provides research procedure, time, and billing
information to administrative personnel in a timely manner.
- Participates in departmental committees and projects as
- ADAPTABILITY - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing
major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g.,
people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to
change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and
collaborating with others to make the change successful.
- APPLIED LEARNING - Assimilating and applying new job-related
information in a timely manner.
- BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS - Developing and leveraging relationships
within and across work groups to achieve results.
- COLLABORATING - Working cooperatively with others to help a
team or work group achieve its goals.
- COMMUNICATION - Conveying information and ideas clearly and
concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that helps
them understand and retain the message; listening actively to
- CUSTOMER ORIENTATION - Placing a high priority on the internal
or external customer's perspective when making decisions and taking
action; implementing service practices that meet the customers' and
own organization's needs.
- DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVITY - Is sensitive to cultural diversity,
race, gender, and other individual differences in the workforce;
recognizes the value of diverse perspectives and experiences and
fosters a work environment reflective of the community at
- DECISION MAKING - Identifying and understanding problems and
opportunities by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting
quantitative and qualitative information; choosing the best course
of action by establishing clear decision criteria, generating and
evaluating alternatives, and making timely decisions; taking action
that is consistent with available facts and constraints and
optimizes probable consequences.
- EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE - Establishing and sustaining trusting
relationships by accurately perceiving and interpreting own and
others' emotions and behavior; leveraging insights to effectively
manage own responses so that one's behavior matches one's values
and delivers intended results.
- MANAGING RELATIONSHIPS - Meeting the personal needs of
individuals to build trust, encourage two-way communication, and
- MANAGING WORK - Effectively managing one's time and resources
to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
- PLANNING & ORGANIZING - Establishing an action plan for self
and others to complete work efficiently and on time by setting
priorities, establishing timelines, and leveraging resources.
- RESOLVING CONFLICTS - Helping others deal effectively with an
antagonistic situation to minimize damage to the relationships and
promote shared goals; using appropriate interpersonal methods to
reduce tension or conflict between two or more people and
- STRESS TOLERANCE - Maintaining stable performance under
pressure or opposition (e.g., experiencing time pressure, conflict,
or job ambiguity); handling stress in a manner that is acceptable
to others and to the organization.
SCOPE AND LEVEL
Guidelines: Guidelines are generally numerous, well established,
and directly applicable to the work assignment. Work assignment and
desired results are explained by general oral or written
Complexity: Duties assigned are generally repetitive and restricted
in scope but may be of substantial intricacy. Employee primarily
applies standardized practices.
Decision Making: Decisions or recommendations on non-standardized
situations are limited to relating organizational policies to
specific cases. Brings non-routine issues to supervisor. Problems
that are not covered by guidelines or are without precedent are
taken up with the supervisor.
Communications: Contacts with the public or employees where
explanatory or interpretive information is exchanged, gathered, or
presented and some degree of discretion and judgment are required
within the parameters of the job function.
Supervision Received: Under normal supervision, within a
standardized work situation, the employee performs duties common to
the line of work without close supervision or detailed instruction.
Work product is subject to continual review.
- EDUCATION - Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
- EXPERIENCE - One year of clinical nursing experience.
- CERTIFICATION(S) - BLS/CPR from the American Heart Association
with at least 6 months left before expiration is required upon
hire; and Advanced Life Support certification.
- LICENSURE - Registered Nurse License (RN).
Ability to Perform Essential Functions of the Job
- Audio-Visual: Color Discrimination: Good
- Audio-Visual: Depth Perception: Good
- Audio-Visual: Far Vision: Good
- Audio-Visual: Hearing: Good
- Audio-Visual: Near Vision: Good
- General Activity: Stand/Walk: up to 12 hrs. per day
- Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: Up to 35 pounds/16 kilos: Up to
1/3 of time
- Motion: Bend: Up to 1/3 of time
- Motion: Carry: Up to 1/3 of time
- Motion: Lift: Up to 1/3 of time
- Exposure: Exposure to blood/body fluid: Regular/Frequent.
- Exposure: Exposure to infectious diseases:
- Mental and Emotional Requirements: Makes decisions under
- Mental and Emotional Requirements: Manages stress
- Mental and Emotional Requirements: Works with others
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal
opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related
factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other
status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the
questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or
discrimination based on non-job-related information.
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