Research Nurse Coordinator 9/2/2016
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
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Research Nurse Coordinator
Clin Nurse 2
910 Vine St., Los Angeles, CA 90038
$44.32 / $7712
$65.87 / $11461
Layoff Referral Deadline:
The UCLA Center for Behavioral & Addiction Medicine (CBAM) advances the prevention and treatment of chronic illnesses, especially in communities with health disparities. Our research efforts include clinical trials of anti-addiction medications and HIV prevention interventions. The Research Nurse Coordinator will be responsible for day to day operations of assigned research projects, for ensuring that study activities are carried out according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures. This position will provide quality assurance of study data, prepare regular progress reports, and make recommendations to improve operations. This position will meet with research participants to conduct medical procedures and administer study measures, including injections. This position will manage multiple computer systems used for scheduling and data collection. The Nurse will also interact with other Coordinators and clinic staff to ensure fair and efficient use of clinic space and resources and will coordinate scheduling and logistics with the off-site pharmacy.
-Minimum of 2 years research experience.
-Ability to question subjects about sensitive behavioral issues, including drug use, sexual activities and other high risk behaviors.
-Licensed as an RN to provide medical services in the State of California. BSN required.
-Ability to conduct medical procedures within scope of licensure to open consents and to administer medications.
-Maintain constructive working relationships with staff, Investigators, patients, and collaborators.
-Experience working with patients from diverse backgrounds, especially active substance users, LGBT populations and those at risk for HIV.
-Knowledge of HIV, infectious disease and their treatments.
-Skilled in keeping accurate and timely records.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
-Ability to work independently and report to supervisor(s) on a regular basis and in a timely manner.
-Ability to problem-solve and manage demands/assignments/deadlines.
-Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and use of Internet.
-Skill in using equipment to conduct medical and laboratory procedures, including but not limited to phlebotomy collection devices, vital signs equipment, EKG machines, and AED.
-Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends.
-Intermediate level experience with database management using multiple software packages and the ability to merge and manage multiple databases.
-Able to travel to scientific trainings and conferences.
-Spanish speaking skills
-Certification to administer infusions
-ACLS certification or familiarity with AED.