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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Clinical Research RN - SJuHMG Clinical Trials in Fullerton, California

We are looking for a Clinical Research Registered Nurse with SJuHMG Clinical Trials at St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare.

Location: Fullerton , California

Work Schedule: On Call/ Per Diem

Shift: 8 Hour Day Shift

Job Summary:

Under the director of the Medical Office Administrator, the Clinical Research Nurse has working knowledge of clinical research activities and is responsible for the coordination of clinical research protocols, working under compliance with federal regulations, good clinical practice (GCP), Institutional Review Board (IRB) guidelines, department standard work, and performance within their scope of practice.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates research activities in consultation with the Investigator, Research Program Manager, protocol and sponsor in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.

  • Trains and assists CRC I/II as necessary.

  • Ensures study binders for each participant in a study is complete and accurate.

  • Attends investigators’ meetings as required.

  • Per Investigator’s orders, provides patient and family education regarding study requirements, risks/benefits/side effects of investigating agents, provided information on the Investigational Subjects Bill of Rights, Use and Disclosure of Protected Health Information and obtains written informed consents.

  • Performs data collection procedures as directed by the research protocol with accurate, thorough source documentation and submits data to sponsor in a timely manner.

  • Networks and researches potential new studies.

  • Performs regulatory functions for existing and upcoming studies.

  • Works with PI and Research Program Manager for input to ultimately submit to local or central IRB.

  • Recruits and enrolls patients into various studies, working with other Physicians & Allied Health Professionals across multiple departments.

  • Manages monitor visits and audits.

  • Consistently maintains organized record of all research activities, as required by the sponsor and standard work, including but not limited to regulatory documents, source documents, various tracking logs, and correspondence.


  • Basic skills including Microsoft Word, Windows, Excel, EMR, Network printers, Fax machines and email systems.

  • Organizational skills and management of large number of electronic forms and data points.

  • Functions as a leader for the research team by serving others, anticipate their needs and utilize problem solving strategies.

  • Computer ability and knowledge of various E.H.R. operating systems.

  • Ability to train others in obtaining a 12 lead EKG.

  • Demonstrates competency in patient education (i.e., cardiovascular diagnosis, disease management and interventional procedures).

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

  • Organizational skills and management of large number of electronic forms and data points.

  • Functions as a leader for the research team by serving others, anticipate their needs and utilize problem solving strategies.

  • Knowledge of lab values, pulse oximetry.

  • Understand the principles of human subject research protection.

  • Knowledge of Human Subjects / Research Subject Bill of Rights.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish communication skills, preferred.

Position Requirements:


  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.


  • Two (2) years Clinical Nursing experience in an acute care and or ambulatory setting.

License / Certifications:

  • Active RN License in the State of CA.

  • Current BLS for HealthCare Providers.

Preferred Position Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.


  • Two (2) years Clinical Research experience.

  • Three (3) years Sub Specialty Nursing Experience in an acute care/ambulatory setting.

  • IDX, Meditech, NextGen, PACS experience.

License / Certifications:

  • CCRC

Mission Heritage Medical Group is one of California's most respected medical groups. With over 3,000 employees and 75 locations throughout California, including, Northern California, Orange County, High Desert and Los Angeles County, Mission Heritage Medical Group has been continually recognized as a leader in quality, customer service and information technology. This kind of success is the result of team work, a commitment to excellence and a strong adherence to the organization's mission, vision and values.Mission Heritage Medical Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Heritage Medical Group complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: Heritage Healthcare

Category: Nursing