HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse Clinical Research in Gainesville, Florida

Exciting opportunity to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services!

HCA Healthcare is a national leader in providing modern, culturally competent, patient-centered care and we are driven by a single goal:/the care and improvement of human life./

We are currently looking for an exceptional Registered Nurse Clinical Researcher to join our team. We believe in our team and your ability to help us provide high quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.

We offer an excellent benefits package, competitive salary, tuition reimbursement, and growth opportunities. We are seeking a great addition to the team who feels patient care is as important as we do!

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POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for assessing proposed study protocols and for the coordination and implementation of all nursing and administrative activities related to clinical trials. Performs within the parameters for which he or she is qualified by education, training, experience and licensure. RN license is required.


  1. Coordinates all research study activities with the Principal Investigator and has direct nursing care responsibilities.

  2. Coordinates and manages clinical studies according to OHRP and FDA regulations, as well as, ICH Good Clinical Practices and IRB requirements.

  3. Develops tactical study procedures

  4. Develops any necessary study documents not provided by sponsor or IRB

  5. Educates HCA staff regarding research and study protocols

  6. Screens and recruits patients based on protocol criteria

  7. Explains study protocols, procedures and treatments to patients and families

  8. Conducts the Informed Consent process in conjunction with study investigators

  9. Ensure that an original copy of any subjects Informed Consent Document is the in the research binders, as well as, a copy on the subject's medical record.

    1. May function as Primary Coordinator for research studies

    2. Responsible for all investigational drug accountability and dispensing

    3. Coordinates with Pharmacist if on Delegation Log

    4. Administers Investigational Drug as per protocol

    5. Serve as a resource for department members for medical interpretations of research process and protocol specifics

    6. Assess each proposed study protocol with critical analysis of potential implementation and patient care

    7. Dedicate to creative/innovative growth of research in the division

    8. Acquire continuing education pertinent to research and applicable licensed profession

    9. Responsible for maintaining good clinical practice standards, addressing non-compliance issues, developing corrective action plans

    10. Execute medical orders within parameters of education, training and licensure

    11. Conduct study activities helping to ensure all safety parameters

    12. Investigational device accounting and dispensing

    13. Facilitate administrative review and approval of proposed studies

    14. Provide/coordinate the highest level of contact, counseling and support services

    15. Coordinate study activities and patient care with medical staff (cardiologist and PCP, etc.)

    16. Implement and adhere to study protocol

    17. Perform Phlebotomy and IV procedures

    18. Prepare laboratory specimens for analysis, monitoring tests and procedures, shipping frozen specimens

    19. Maintain patient records in EMR and appropriate hospital records

    20. Assess and report adverse study events, included to the IRB and any research sponsors

    21. Complete all paperwork affiliated with the study, including but not limited to the requirements of the facility, the IRB and the study Sponsor

    22. Maintain copies of all research related correspondence

    23. Conduct study activities helping to ensure all safety parameters

    24. Maintain professional relationships with sponsors, Clinical Research Organizations, research teams, pharmacies, laboratories, IRB’s, and hospitals for the coordination of research activities

    25. Review research and pertinent journals, abstracts and scientific literature

    26. Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”. PLEASE NOTE THIS JOB IS A FULL TIME 40 HOUR PER WEEK POSITION


    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or other health related field.


    • Minimum of two years experience in area of research specialty required. o Minimum of two years clinical research experience.


    • Licensed RN

    • CCRC is preferred

    • BLS Certification; ACLS preferred

    • Actively maintained CCRC (Certified Clinical Research Coordinator) preferred

    We believe in going above and beyond, and feel that there is no nobler pursuit than that of caring for and improving human life. We hope you’ll join us on our mission!

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse Clinical Research

Location: Florida-Gainesville-Heart %26 Lung Surgery Specialists

Requisition ID: 23158-68813