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*This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Supervises, trains and evaluates a minimum of two Research Nurses in the performance of clinical and administrative responsibilities related to one or more research trials, studies or projects. Assists in administering medications, performing routine nursing assessments and managing patient care activities. Oversees the development, implementation and evaluation of research protocols, data collection systems/instruments, and budgets. Plans protocol, develops policies and establishes standards and procedures for the research unit. Develops and writes proposals for grants to conduct research studies. Assists with activities required for publication of research findings. Conducts literature searches and corresponds with other agencies and investigators to obtain and share relevant project information. Directs, coordinates and provides for the learning needs of patients and their families; may develop and conduct in-service education programs for other research personnel. Directs patient recruitment; may oversee publicity for a study. Assists in managing daily office operations. Performs related responsibilities as required. Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia and five years related nursing experience, which includes experience in research nursing. Certified Research Administrator (CRA) or Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) preferred. Must be credentialed through Emory Healthcare in RN II category.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


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