Director of Out-Patient Nursing
Company: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Posted on: December 10, 2018
Director of Out-Patient Nursing Perinatology Research Branch / National Institutes of Health/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIH/NICHD) in partnership with Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, seeks qualified candidates for our organization.Our premiere maternal and infant health and disease research group is made up of world experts dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education and research leading to the improvement of the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders related to infant mortality.We are seeking highly skilled staff members to work as part of a team providing high-level support in a fast paced, demanding environment. Director of Out-Patient Nursing Job description: Assure that informed consent is obtained and documented for each patient enrolled in a research protocol Accurately apply inclusion and exclusion criteria to screen, enroll, and if applicable, randomize patients into research protocols Collect demographic, clinical, and laboratory data on all participants using written and electronic data collection tools Supervise the organization of research and clinic activities involving patient recruitment and enrollment into protocols Prepare and document operational plans including personnel, space, equipment, and supplies for new and existing protocols Evaluate Research Nurse and Medical Assistant scheduling needs and implement decisions to efficiently utilize staff members Conduct staff meetings to assess the needs, goals, and plans to assess and monitor recruitment of patients and adherence to research procedures and protocols Conduct annual evaluations for all research nurses and medical assistants in order to review and modify individual goals, assess work performance, and support professional development Monitor and raise the standard of nursing contributions within the team Conduct periodic random reviews of patient charts as a quality control measure for accuracy of patient screening, enrollment, and completeness of data collection Ensure that all research activity adheres to study protocols and is conducted through excellent communication with patients, medical personnel, research managers. and investigators Possess flexibility in approaching participant needs for studies Communicate effectively with both participants and research study personnel Establish and maintain good internal and external working relationships with supporting clinical services in order to promote a successful research environment Act as a leader, resource, and role model Ensure the on-going recruitment of staff when necessary, and ensure that job descriptions are current Additional duties as assigned Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required. Master's degree preferred. Registered Nursing license in the State of Michigan required Minimum 1-2 years research experience Minimum 2 years management experience Minimum 2 years antenatal obstetrics experience SOCRA certification preferred In-depth knowledge of antepartum, postpartum, and high-risk obstetrics preferred Excellent verbal and written communication skills Computer literacy required Strong leadership and organizational skills Ability to work independently Ability to plan and execute elements associated with multiple protocols Please send your resume as a Word document to and note which posting you are applying for. We are anEqual Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Nursing Director
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