Care Coordination and Continuity - Focuses on the usual and customary needs of the research participant/patient and family. Anticipates future needs. Bases care on standards and research protocols. Maintains a safe physical environment. Demonstrates awareness of potential adverse events throughout the research study. Works on behalf of research participant/patient and family. Assesses personal values. Represents research participant/patient when research participant/patient cannot represent self. Sees research participant/patient and their family within the isolated environment of the research study. Provides structured education based on the plan of research goals and the needs of the research participant/patient and family. Sees self as key resource to support the family through the research experience.
Clinical Practice - Collects research & clinical data. Follows algorithms, decision trees, and protocols. Matches formal knowledge with research events to make appropriate decisions. Uses available resources as needed. Demonstrates good clinical practice (GCP). Follows standards and guidelines. Implements clinical changes and research-based practices developed by others. Recognizes routine or obvious changing research participant/patient situation (adverse events, serious adverse events). In unusual care situations, seeks help when needed to identify research participant/patient problem
Contributing to Science - Recognizes the need for further learning to improve research participant/patient care. Participates in shared governance as a member of research nurse forum or by demonstrating awareness and contributing to shared decision making (reading minutes, giving feedback and implementing research nurse forum decisions). Contributes to the advancement of the specialty area of research nursing.
Human Subjects Protection - Provides just-in-time feedback and demonstrates interest in evaluating other perspective to peers to ensure research care based on safe and ethical research practice using the nursing process. Aware of research participant/patients' rights. Adherence to regulatory guidance and regulations. Able to recognize ethical issues and take appropriate action for referral/conflict resolution. Assesses cultural diversity. Recognizes the potential impact of culture on the research participant/patient and family experience. Aware of ethical conflicts/issues that may surface in research setting. Makes ethical/moral decisions based on GCP.
Study Management - Provides structured education to the study team based on the plan of research goals and the needs of the research participant/patient and family. Assists with peer and student learning experiences. Recognizes and accesses system components and processes within research environment. Is receptive to the contributions of the interdisciplinary team in research team meetings and discussion regarding research participant/patient issues. Demonstrates openness to coaching and mentoring from others.
Registered Nurse License
Two years of clinical experience
Bachelor of Science Nursing OR Diploma/Associate's degree in Nursing. If Diploma or Associate's Degree in Nursing, must enrolled in an ACEN/CCNE accredited BSN/MSN program within 1 year of hire, and complete it within 5 years
About Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is a 634-bed academic pediatric acute care children's hospital located in Cincinnati, Ohio affiliated with the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center.
Cincinnati Children’s mission is to improve child health and transform delivery of care through fully integrated, globally recognized research, education, and innovation to patients around the corner and around the world.
Cincinnati Children’s is ranked third among all Honor Roll hospitals in the 2019-20 U.S. News & World Report survey of best children's hospitals and is a three-time Magnet designated hospital. This is nursing’s highest honor, awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Additionally, Cincinnati Children’s receives the third-most NIH funds of any pediatric institution in the United States.