Coordinates, directs and implements research protocols. Provides advanced nursing skills in an outpatient research unit and/or inpatient unit involving research related efforts. This position is responsible for coordinating and collaborating with prospective investigators to promote, support and facilitate research at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System. This position will promote CHRISTUS research services, educate investigators in the proper conduct of research, create and maintain research activity databases, and monitor the impact of research studies to include financial and safety risks. Will assist in project planning, and ensure that pre-established work scope, study protocol, and regulatory requirements are followed. Recruit and coordinate research subjects, as appropriate. Develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred.
Proficient in using personal computer databases, spreadsheets and word processing software.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills and knowledge of federal legislation regarding human subject research and the provision of health care.
Expertise in applying for and conducting research protocols.
Must be able to produce clear and concise products.
Must be flexible and be able to relate well with a variety of people.
Must be knowledgeable in management applications and be able to expand and apply applicable skills in the work setting.
Must have a strong customer service work ethic.
Must have the ability to work independently.
Must have the ability to meet deadlines.
2 years of experience in Nursing is required.
Previous experience in research nursing is required.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.