Nurse Practitioner\Sub Investigator
Company: Meridian Clinical Research
Posted on: January 25, 2023
For over 20 years, Meridian has partnered with pharmaceutical
and biotechnology companies to research new drugs, medical devices,
and diagnostics to help improve lives. The level of service,
quality, and integrity we provide makes Meridian unique, but our
reputation is great because of our people. Clinical research is
tremendously challenging, yet it is incredibly rewarding. We value
our employees for being all in, owning it, their teamwork, and
sharing it. If you're searching for a career with purpose,
integrity, and opportunity, then we want to hear from you!Come join
our growing team of healthcare professionals make a difference in
your community. Meridian Clinical Research is looking for a
full-time Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our team of clinical
research investigators, coordinators, and research assistants.
Meridian Clinical Research partners with pharmaceutical and
biotechnology companies to research new drugs, medical devices, and
diagnostics that could improve human health and wellbeing. This
position will be based in Portsmouth, but may have to float between
there and our site in Hampton occasionally . The job of the NP or
Sub Investigator (Sub-I) is to act as the secondary physician in
medical and clinical issues, as requested or required. The Sub-I
works with the PI to evaluate clinical trials and ensure that all
study-related procedures are completed. The Sub-I performs critical
trial-related procedures and makes important trial-related
decisions. The Sub-I is engaged in the informed consent process and
has a significant role in the conduct of the research.
Responsibilities Ensure that an investigation is conducted
according to the signed investigator statement, the investigational
plan and the applicable regulations. Screen and recruit patients.
Obtain informed consent of each human subject to whom the drug is
administered in accordance with the provisions of Title 21 part
50except as provided in Title 21 part 50.23 and 50.24 . Title 21
part 312.60 . Confirm eligibility of study subjects. Sign
prescriptions. Conduct clinical examinations. Evaluate laboratory
and other medical reports. Supervise administration of study drug.
Maintain accurate accountability for all clinical supplies received
by site. Observe, measure and record effects of drug. Evaluate,
manage and report all adverse events. Keep and make study
documentation available for data verification purposes. Performs
technical tasks, such as medical procedures, tests and assessments
that require special experience. Assess study-specific procedures
along with the clinical research coordinator required for each
protocol and assign responsibility to specific staff. Participate
actively in all phases of the research study including serious
adverse event (SAE) reporting and advocates for all patients.
Provide accurate history and physical examination to all research
subjects at baseline including all the required phases for each
study. Perform phlebotomy and process blood and urine samples.
Process and package various infectious and non-infectious lab
specimens. Work with the clinical research coordinator in provide
in-service education on new protocols to study and hospital staff
as needed. Responsible for study completion (study close-out). Send
accurate screening logs to sponsor weekly. Oversee that coordinator
is knowledgeable and educated on study drug administration. Assist
in maintaining accurate accountability for all clinical supplies
received by the site. Assist and educate staff on phlebotomy. Be
available for any questions regarding closeout visit of study.
Ensure accurate screening logs are sent to sponsor weekly
coordinator. Performs other duties as assigned. Meridian offers
competitive pay and benefits, and rewards high performance with
excellent career opportunities. If youre ready to help advance
human health while working in an enjoyable, fast-paced environment,
contact Meridian. Requirments
- At least two years of clinical or medical experience.
- Ability to travel to other sites on occasion
- Valid and maintained Physician Assistant (PA) license or
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)/Nurse Practitioner (NP)
- Have high ethical standards and professional honesty.
- Friendly and outgoing demeanor.
- Demonstrate clinical competence, positive leadership and
ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary
- Must demonstrate a passion for direct patient interaction.
- Familiar with the background of the study drug and requirements
of the study.Meridian not only strives to move science forward and
improve the lives of others, but we focus on improving the lives of
our people by offering a competitive benefits package to all
full-time employees. Meridian's benefits package includes
eligibility for medical insurance, dental insurance, vision
insurance, 401k with company match, seven paid holidays, paid time
off, student loan reimbursement program, complimentary life
insurance, disability insurance and so much more!
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