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Research Nurse Coordinator III

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What will you be doing in this role?

The Research Nurse Coordinator III is responsible for all activities associated with clinical study coordination, subject enrollment, data management/integrity, regulatory compliance, project/study evaluation and interfacing with participants and family members.  Coordinates the clinical logistics of the study, and works in tandem with the Research and/or Clinical Nurse who work to provide hands-on clinical care to the research participants.  Utilizes clinical nursing background and extensive/complex research protocol knowledge to serve as liaison between nursing staff, Principal Investigator, other research staff, and study participants.  Serves as a resource and mentor to the research staff by providing guidance, instruction, training, work-review and leading staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for clinical study activities, coordination, adherence to protocols and serves as a liaison between study participants, Principal Investigator (PI), and other research staff.
  • Provides educational services to research participants and family regarding study participation, participants current clinical condition, and or disease process.
  • Assesses and documents adverse events as reported by research participants, works closely with PI to document according to department process (grade, attribution, treatment, etc.), and reports to regulatory and sponsor as required.
  • Records research data where assessed or reported by patient (i.e. symptoms of treatment).
  • Creates and presents education materials to the interdisciplinary team to on study requirements.
  • Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to create and communicate a plan of care.
  • Triages patient by phone and provides clinical information to the patient.
  • Completes and documents study participant enrollment, assessment/reassessment, education, and follow-up activities and ensures protocol is followed.
  • Coordinates study participant tests and procedures as required.
  • Prepares data spreadsheets for Investigator and/or department.
  • Performs general oversight of research portfolio as it pertains to the clinical coordination of the studies.
  • Serves as a resource and mentor to other research staff by providing training, work review and leading staff.
  • Provides guidance, instruction and expertise to team members on study requirements and clinical coordination of the studies.
  • May assist with grant proposals, publication preparation, and/or presentations.
  • May process, ship, track or otherwise handle research specimens.
  • Protects rights and research data of research volunteers, including medical records, data, etc. Obtain necessary consent forms, or HIPAA information forms as needed, in research process.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or Health Science required
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or Health Science preferred

Work Experience:

  • 5+ years in Clinical Nursing required
  • 5+ years in Clinical research required

Licenses and Certifications:

  • RN CA State License
  • BLS
  • Certification in Clinical Research (SOCRA or ACPR)
  • Working Title: Research Nurse Coordinator III
  • Department: Angeles Research
  • Business Entity: Medical Network Foundation
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Nursing, Nursing - Experienced Nurses
  • Job Specialty: Research (RN)
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 10 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day
  • Recruiter: Anthony Dominguez

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, religion, origin, citizenship, ancestry, disability, legally protected medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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