Overview

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Site Leader, the Clinical Trials – Nurse practitioner will screen prospective participant’s study eligibility, obtain informed consents, obtain medical histories and conduct physical examinations of all screened and enrolled study participants; write and sign study medication prescriptions and corresponding New York State prescriptions; administer infusion therapy; assess symptoms and medication side effects; and review laboratory results and assess reported adverse events related to study participation in an HIV Prevention Trials Network study. S/he will be responsible for the collection, documentation and completion of study related case report forms in compliance with the study protocol and study specific procedures.

This position is grant-funded.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct all research activities in accordance with study protocol, standard operating procedures and other appropriate institutional regulations, procedures, and policies, including procedures to safeguard confidentiality of study participants.- 5%
  • Perform the consent process and obtain the signed informed consent prior to initiating any protocol defined procedures.- 10%
  • Obtain medical histories and conduct physical examinations with assessment for symptoms of all screened and enrolled study participants in accordance with protocol requirements.- 15%
  • Administer infusion therapy, vaccinate, and perform other protocol defined procedures including but not limited to, vital signs, rapid HIV test, phlebotomy etc., and maintain the sites’ emergency cart. – 10%
  • Complete study related case report forms and source documentation as per protocol guidelines.- 10%
  • Review all screening laboratory results to determine participant’s study eligibility.- 10%
  • Review all study visit laboratory results and assess reported symptoms and other adverse events to determine relatedness to study drug.- 10%
  • Write and sign study-specific prescriptions and corresponding New York state prescriptions for the study drug used.- 10%
  • Participate in quality assurance activities in collaboration with the site’s Data Manager and the network’s Statistical and Data Management Center. – 5%
  • Maintain timely, accurate, comprehensive study records and source documentation.- 5%
  • Attend clinical trial network meetings in Washington D.C. and Seattle, WA and other study-related meetings and trainings as requested by site leadership.- 5%
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.- 5%

Minimum Qualifications

  • Required a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent to education, training and experience
  • Current New York State NP license
  • 4 years of related experience (with at least 2-3 years’ experience as a Nurse Practitioner)
  • Previous experience in working with LGBTQ populations
  • BLS or ACLS (or both) certified
  • Infusion therapy training or experience
  • Phlebotomy training and experience
  • Excellent clinical, organizational, time management, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to adapt to flexible schedule
  • Proficiency in computer applications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Nursing and is a graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner
    program
  • Experience in research involving human subjects, preferably with HIV/AIDS trials
  • An interest in/or experience with community health and or men’s health and transgender persons
  • Experience working with an ethnically, culturally and racially diverse environment