Senior Research Nurse - Pain Management

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust £ 47154.0 - 52936.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 47154.0 - 52936.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
14 Jun 2022
Closes
14 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities

CLINICAL:
  • Work autonomously to manage and coordinate own portfolio of clinical research whilst working as part of a multidisciplinary team. Maintaining effective communication with patients, carers and professionals to ensure service delivery. Assist in selecting, screening and organising the patients and/or volunteers suitable for entry into clinical trials/studies.
  • Ensure patients are fully informed prior to entry in any clinical research programme and play a key role in eliciting informed consent to participate, and in randomising and allocating treatments.
  • To provide ongoing advice and information to patients/volunteers with regards to their participation in clinical research in order to facilitate effective informed consent.
  • Evaluate patient eligibility for clinical trials/studies entry, co-ordinating pre-study tests, obtaining results and arranging appropriate appointments according to the research protocol. Act as a resource and support to patients and their relatives, explaining practical aspects of the trial or study, assisting and supporting local nursing teams.
  • Coordinate the collection of any biological samples required as part of the clinical trial/study and ensure safe and appropriate storage of specimens, in conjunction with local nursing teams.
  • Ensure the safe administration of trial drugs, have in-depth knowledge of the legal requirements of a clinical trial sponsor regarding pharmacovigilance and of the Trust pharmacovigilance policy. Report any adverse events and reactions in accordance with this policy and the trial protocol.
  • At all times to ensure clear, accurate records, developing data collection, case report forms and design of database where required for patient and staff records.
  • Implement and adhere to the principles of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and ensure that all trials are conducted according to the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trial) Regulations 2004 and Amended Regulations 2006 where appropriate.
  • Liaising with the Joint Clinical Trials Office and Trusts' R&D Offices relating to submission of the study for regulatory approval and Trust Management approval. Assist in completing submissions to the Research Ethics Committee as required.
  • Perform tasks requiring highly developed clinical skills including phlebotomy, cannulation, etc and the administration of trial drugs, and to keep up to date with current practices for cannulation, phlebotomy etc,
  • To oversee the routine maintenance and servicing of clinical equipment

MANAGEMENT:
  • To act as clinical supervisor to junior research staff and act as a role model for excellence in clinical research.
  • To represent Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and London (South) CLRN as an expert research nurse in external situations, for example national and international conferences, committees etc.
  • To report to the Divisional Clinical Governance team any adverse incident/near misses in relation to that activity
  • To facilitate and maintain effective communication within the clinical team.
  • To responsibly manage the control of equipment, resources and stock through the adherence of research policies and clinical trials budgets.

EDUCATION:
  • Ensure mandatory clinical trials training is undertaken and updated as required.
  • To be responsible for developing and sustaining own knowledge, clinical skills and professional awareness in accordance with P.R.E.P.

PROFESSIONAL:
  • You will be accountable for your own professional actions, and be a lead specialist for defined area acting within clearly defined policies/procedures and codes of conduct including the NMC code and Trust policy.
  • To act in accordance with local policies and procedures laid down by Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and other London (South) CLRN member organisations, and ensure that all mandatory training for nursing staff within the Trust is attended.
  • To work within the NMC Scope of Professional Practice and Code of Conduct.
  • To undertake an IPR annually to identify organisational and professional objectives and developmental needs.
  • To keep up to date with departmental, Trust, NHS, academic and EU developments for the management of clinical research ensuring timely, effective implementation of changes.
  • To attend courses as deemed relevant, including mandatory training, and to attend meetings and conferences as appropriate


Essential

Education/qualifications
  • You will have NMC Level One Registration
  • Your professional knowledge acquired at degree level will be supplemented by specialist training, experience and short courses to master's level equivalent.

Previous experience
  • You will have considerable

Ref: BRC1788

Job Details

Senior Research Nurse - Pain Management

London, Greater London, Englandd Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 47154.0 - 52936.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
14 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
14 Jul 2022

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