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HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Nurse to support the US Military Malaria Vaccine Program. The US Military Malaria Vaccine Program is an international leader in malaria research and serves as a premier center for malaria vaccine development. The Navy component of the program, Naval Medical Research Center, is seeking a Clinical Research Nurse to support the Clinical Trials Center (CTC) located at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to WRNMMC.
Operating under minimal supervision of clinical investigators, the Clinical Research Nurse will manage and oversee the specified clinical research protocol(s) from study inception to termination. The successful candidate must possess a clear understanding of the nursing and clinical research processes and excellent organizational skills. Additionally, the successful candidate must be able to collaborate with multiple inter-disciplinary medical and research teams, exhibit excellent oral and written communication, and display a strong commitment to excellence in nursing practice, teamwork, human subjects safety, and research integrity.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: nursing experience, clinical trial experience preferred.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor's degree in nursing
Minimum Experience: 2 to 4 years nursing experience; 5 years clinical trial experience preferred
Work Environment: Office and clinical patient care area; possible evening and/or weekend hours.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of sitting, standing, escorting patients, carrying light items (up to 10 lbs); may encounter patients who are confused, agitated, or abusive
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN), certified in basic cardiac life support ; certification in advanced cardiac life support preferred
Other Requirements: US Citizenship required. Secret Clearance or an Interim Secret Clearance is a requirement to work at WRNMMC.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.