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Covance Health Care/Research Nurse in Dallas, Texas

Job Overview:

This position is onsite in our Dallas Clinic and must be able to cover overnight shifts and weekends if needed.

We are also hiring for PRN nurses.

  • Ensure that the dignity, health, safety, and welfare of participants is given the highest priority at all times

  • Be current with appropriate emergency certifications and company emergency policy and procedures

  • Respond to emergency situations based upon nursing standards

  • Utilize skills, knowledge, nursing diagnosis, and clinical judgement in order to provide a high standard of care for participants in clinical trials

  • Utilize nursing assessment skills to observe participant general well-being and potential adverse events. Document adverse events and takes appropriate action as needed

  • Obtain Informed Consent and continue the ICF process by educating, explaining and informing participants of study procedures

  • May obtain medical history

  • Administer investigational compounds (inclusive of parenteral) to participants according to the protocol and applicable regulations

  • Perform study related activities such as cannulation, telemetry, holters, vital signs, ECGs, venipuncture

  • Collect and process biological samples according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Record data obtained in a timely, error free manner according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Maintain an understanding of current regulatory requirements

  • Transcribe source data onto the Case Report Form

  • Take responsibility for quality control of study data

  • Attend all required meetings, as appropriate

  • Maintain accurate records of all work undertaken

  • Maintain skills to perform all study tasks, as required

  • Maintain constant awareness of participant safety and dignity at all times

  • Handle participant complaints efficiently and effectively in order that their satisfaction is maintained

  • Ensure that client and participant confidentiality is maintained

  • Respond to client and team queries in a timely manner

  • Take ownership for the quality and standard of own work.

  • Apply NMC code and conduct to all aspects of duties (Leeds)

  • Record Adverse Events (AEs) as required

  • Be competent in all aspects of dosing as required by study

  • Undertake Shift Lead position as dictated by workload within the clinic

  • Contribute to clinic projects as required

  • Gain ILS (Leeds) or BLS (US) certification

  • Assist lead nurse in medical programs (such as Hep B and TB) within the clinic, as required

  • Undertake any other duties as required

Education/Qualifications:

Minimum Required: USA

  • Associates Degree or BS degree in nursing with current licensure in applicable state.

  • CPR/AED certifiedACLS-certified preferred upon entry to role. ACLS certification maybe be gained in role if notyet certified

Experience:

Minimum Required: USA

  • 1+ years of related experience;clinical research experience is highly preferred

  • Additional experience may be substituted for education requirements

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Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

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