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Clinical Research LPN​/Screening

Job in Lenexa - Johnson County - KS Kansas - USA
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Company: PRA Health Sciences
Contract position
Listed on 2021-02-25
Job specializations:
  • Healthcare
  • Science
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Clinical Research LPN (Screening) - Full Time - Lenexa, KS

Do you want to watch clinical development change, or do you want to be the one to shape it?

Because we're hoping you're here for the latter.

Who are we?

We Are PRA.

We are over 17,000 employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We help get life-saving drugs into the hands of those who need them most.

Who are you?

You are an LPN ready for a new challenge within in your career, driven to do something outside of your typical nursing setting. You are looking to not only use your nursing skills and experience, but are excited about helping move drug discovery forward, and helping develop life-saving and life-improving drugs.

Still here? Good, because if this is you, we'd really like to meet you.


Coordinate and participate in Phase I clinical research studies ensuring that studies are carried out according to protocol, standard operating procedures, and applicable guidelines and regulations. Provide safety monitoring for study participants. Carries out study-related activities under the supervision of local clinical management staff and in co-operation with Research Physician/(Associate) Medical Director. Reviews protocols for compliance with accepted research guidelines; collecting clinical data; performing phlebotomy and collecting other samples per research protocols; ensures appropriate laboratory, cardiopulmonary exercise tests and other diagnostic examinations are scheduled and completed per study protocols; reporting adverse events in a timely manner, recording and entering data. In addition, assist with the guidanceand supervision of staff in this role. May be expected to participate in team quality improvement efforts.

Duties of this position include following, in accordance with established policies and nursing standards:

* Clinical Quality, Data Integrity, and Safety
* Maintaining nursing knowledge, skills and licensure.
* Provide safety monitoring and supervision of study participants.
* Administer investigational drugs and concomitant medications to subject according to study protocol.
* Performs required study procedures.
* Participate in mock emergency drills.
* Ensure proper documentation to meet all reporting requirements.
* Demonstrate strong ethical and safety practices.
* Participate in peer support / evaluation, in services, education programs, and staff meetings, and Quality Improvement activities as assigned.
* Reviews clinical records/charts and does quality controls (QC's)
* Coordinate and participate in clinical research studies to ensure that data collected on study volunteers adhere to study protocol; may assist in screening volunteers for inclusion in study based on pre-determined criteria.
* Confer with volunteers to explain purpose of study and obtain informed consent forms; explain procedures and practical issues such as timelines for visits and restrictions on food and drink.Record volunteer clinical data.
* Collaborate closely with study investigator on adverse events (AE) according to procedures outlined in theprotocol.
* Collaborate and communicate with all internal groups and clinic management and their teams.
* Participate in project meetings with sponsors and other members of the project team as needed.
* Identify deficiencies and malfunction of equipment and supplies and assist in identifying proper replacements
* Establish and maintain positive interactions with volunteers and other staff.
* Promptly respond to volunteer needs.
* Maintain a clean and organized work environment.
* Supervise Medical Research Associates (MRAs) and subjects during studies, if applicable.
* Provide shift report to MRAs and peers for the shift and to Clinical Research Nurse (CRN) or Floor Supervisor at shift change, if applicable.
* Identify deficiencies in knowledge and performance of the MRAs and peers.
* Mentor and coach clinical staff and peers in study tasks, procedures, and other areas of deficiencies in knowledge and performance relative to their roles.
* Assist in inventory management.
* Appropriate and proficient use of all equipment required for clinical procedures and assessments.
* Other duties as assigned by clinic management.


What do you need to have?

* LPN license in the State of Kansas required
* Provider level BLS required
* Read, write and speak fluent English is required
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* 2+ years of clinical experience highly preferred

Shift: Seeking availability of Monday - Friday, 0700 to 1800. Will be scheduled five 8-hour shifts per week. Must also be willing to work one weekend day a month as needed.

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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