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Anesthesia Research Nurse, Clinical Trials - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown Univerisity Washington, DC
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Anesthesia Research Nurse, Clinical Trials - Georgetown University Medical Center

The Anesthesia Research Nurse provides professional nursing care to individuals participating in the inpatient and outpatient clinical research study, "Multimodal Perioperative Pain Management: ComfortSafe Program". S/he works independently with minimal supervision following the specific study training received for institutional, departmental and nursing guidelines. The Anesthesia Research Nurse functions as an essential member of the study team that performs the duties outlined in this particular clinical research study. Working within the Med Star Georgetown Hospital setting under the supervision of the Principal Investigator for the department of Anesthesia, the Anesthesia Research Nurse has additional duties that include but are not limited to:

+ Provides screening assessment to all eligible patients and handles health-related exclusion criteria, based on protocol, to be extracted from the electronic record.

+ Receives training and ensures all patient's eligibility and exclusion criteria with specifically provided measures: Screening Form, DSM 5 checklist, physical exam, medical history, and urine toxicology.

+ Manages the data and safety monitoring for the study, monitoring the side effects or adverse events related to multimodal anesthesia and post-operative pain care, under the supervision of the PI study physician.

+ Inputs and manages study patients and protocol in OnCore (clinical trial management system).

+ Adds and maintains study staff in the Institutional Review Board (IRB) submission, and maintains the study in compliance in the IRB until the study is closed.

+ Informs all patients scheduled for breast, caesarian-section or abdominal surgery of the Comfort Safe program, and provides them a patient education brochure for their review.

+ Extracts from the medical records the amount of prn opioid and non-opioid analgesic administered to the subject during post-operative Day 1.

+ Reviews physician orders with the subjects and instructs them on the use of the opioid use diary to record opioid use post-discharge, as well as schedules the 3 month and 6 month follow-up visits.

+ Manages the time & effort reporting on a weekly basis to the Clinical Research Operations Office (CROO) in Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC).

+ Trains in IRB and OnCore applications to manage the study patients and protocol within the CTMS.

+ Ensures patient safety and efficacy during & post-operative using and maintaining, in accurate detail, all provided measures at the required identified time points.

+ Maintains any necessary certifications for position within Med Star Georgetown University Hospital.


+ Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

+ At least 2 years of research experience

+ Must be CITI certified

+ Experience and certifications as a clinical research coordinator preferred

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