Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking an Infectious Disease Research Nurse Coordinator to support the Pediatrics Department located at the Uniformed Services University (USU) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to the Pediatrics Department.
The incumbent will write, edit, document, and package protocols, consent forms and other regulatory documents for all Medical Centers assigned. The Research Coordinator is responsible for protocols from all sponsors (Federal and Non-Federal) and completing all actions for the protocol to receive final IRB Approval.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Working knowledge of a broad range of medical specialties; working knowledge of all applicable federal and military regulations regarding the use of human and animal subjects in research (e.g. 21 CFR 50, 21 CFR 56, 21 CFR 312, 21 CFR 14. 45 CFR 46, FDA Form 1571, and FDA Form 1572). Must be familiar with Institutional Review Board activities and Institutional Biosafety Committee actions. Must be able to set and meet deadlines. Ability to perform venipuncture and other minimally invasive procedures on pediatric patients.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree
Minimum Experience: 4+ years’ experience working on clinical trials; 2+ years’ experience working with pediatric patients either in research or clinical practice.
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: RN strongly preferred, Research Coordinator certification preferred.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: N/A
Work Environment: Office/laboratory environment.
Background: Eligibility to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC); eligibility to obtain and hold a Public Trust background.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
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 Chief Human Resources Officer.