Research Nurse - Glasgow Clinical Research Facility
Job reference: 039216
Location: Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Job closing date: 05/01/2021
Job posted date: 14/12/2020
Salary: Band 5 (£25,100 - £31,649)
Employment type: Fixed-term
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Hours of work: 37.5
Department: Glasgow Clinical Research Facility
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
If you do not have a current PIN number you will not be shortlisted, please do not apply for this Registered Nurse Vacancy
We have 3 posts available.
The Glasgow Clinical Research Facility incorporates Clinical Research Facilities at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Glasgow Royal Infirmary. Jointly they provide a streamlined service to investigators to conduct their clinical research efficiently and safely. We are recruiting enthusiastic Research Nurses to assist us in providing high quality nursing care for patient’s and volunteers participating in Clinical Research. You will be trained and supported to coordinate the recruitment, treatment, education, monitoring and follow up of research participants and the collection and documentation of accurate study data. You will work collaboratively with Principal and Chief Investigators and the wider multi disciplinary team in the management of your own caseload of research patients. You will be a Registered Nurse with relevant clinical experience and educated to (or working towards) degree level. Research experience is highly desirable although transferable skills can be demonstrated. You will work to research principles including confidentiality, randomisation procedures, informed consent and ethical issues, and an understanding of research within the context of the Research Governance Framework and good clinical Practice. Attention to detail, strong organisational and communication skills, good IT skills and a methodical approach are key requirements, along with a proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
The Clinical Research Facility has research Nurse cover form 0800-1700 Monday to Friday predominantly the hours are 0830-1630 but there is a requirement to take a flexible approach in order to meet the needs of research studies , with a requirement to work unsocial hours and weekends as necessary. The ability to travel between all sites within NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde is also essential.
Minimal Requirements • Registered Nurse, educated to degree level (or working towards) • Significant, current and relevant clinical experience • Experience of working in both academic and commercial research • Knowledge of current research regulations and governance requirements • Evidence of continuing professional development.
Informal Contact Naomi Hickey, Clinical Educator on 0141 232 7600
Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack.
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