Senior Research Nurse - Band 6 - Reproductive Health/Gynaecology Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Glasgow

Job reference: 070864

Location: Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Job closing date: 29/10/2021

Job posted date: 01/10/2021

Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 - £40,736)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Reproductive Health / Gynaecology

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

This post is fixed term for 2 years.

The Glasgow Clinical Research Facility incorporates Clinical Research Facilities at the QEUH and GRI. Jointly they provide a streamlined service to investigators to conduct their clinical research efficiently and safely. We are recruiting an enthusiastic Senior Research Nurse to assist us in providing high quality nursing care for patient’s and volunteers participating in Clinical Research. The post holder 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 First Level Registered Nurse with relevant clinical experience and educated to (or working towards) as 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 UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research 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 GGC 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

Therese McSorley, Research Nurse Manager on 0141 232 7600

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

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