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Clinical Trials Nurse

Buffalo, New York ~ August 24, 2020

The Liver Center of Western New York is seeking a Clinical Trials Nurse to assist with clinical research projects related to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. The position entails the following activities:
• Conducts a thorough research screening visit for potential trial participants and works with investigators to evaluate eligibility
• Provide patients with thorough explanation of trial prior to obtaining Informed Consent and provides patient education on an ongoing basis throughout the patients course on trial
• Responsible for the good quality source documentation related to research visits, Adverse Events and Concomitant Medications
• Completes research visits
• Works with CRC/CRO in establishing the feasibility, or lack thereof, on protocol implementation based on knowledge of institutional capabilities and limitations, therapy and population of interest
• Provide timely follow-up to all clinical patient inquiries/concerns
• Provide referral, follow up, and or medication management on as-needed basis
• Maintain fluency in disease-specific terminology. Broad understanding of disease. Fluency in standard of care treatment modalities; keeping up to date with changes to standard of care treatment modalities
• Provide clinical education to patients on ongoing basis, including but not limited to the following areas: understanding the disease process, understanding the protocol-specified treatment, understanding potential side effects, providing education regarding side effects management, providing education regarding laboratory abnormalities, interpreting and providing education related to scan results
• Oversees the clinical coordination of patient schedules ensuring overall adherence to protocol defined criteria
• Provides guidance to other clinical trials staff
• Ensure Serious Adverse Events and other reportable information is reported as per regulatory requirements and timeframes. Complete documentation related to Serious Adverse Events in required timeframe, for internal and external review. Provide follow up information, when clinically available, to Serious Adverse Event submissions
• Performs medication review, education, and reconciliation. Investigational medication handling: verification of drug, doses taken, diary review, reconciling discrepancies, education/re-education and proper return of unused drug
• Ability to accurately collect and enter clinical data into web based data collection forms from patients’ clinical information from the study period
• Provide general nursing skills as needed by the study patients
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.
As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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