Senior Research Nurse - Renal
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Job reference: 043363

Location: Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Job closing date: 19/02/2021

Job posted date: 01/02/2021

Salary: Band 6 (£31,800 - £39,169)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Clinical Research Facility

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Glasgow Clinical Research Facility (CRF) incorporates Clinical Research Facilities at the QEUH, the GRI and the Paediatric Clinical Research Facility at QEUH. Jointly they provide a streamlined service to investigators to conduct their clinical research efficiently and safely. We are recruiting an innovative and enthusiastic Senior Clinical Research Nurse to assist us in providing high quality nursing care for patients and volunteers participating in Clinical Research. The post-holder will be working within the Renal Team. The applicant should be a Registered Nurse although with experience and an interest in Renal Medicine. This is a fixed term post. 
The post holder will be trained and supported to coordinate the recruitment, education, monitoring and follow-up of research participants and the collection and documentation of accurate data. You will work collaboratively with Principal and Chief Investigators and the wider multi-disciplinary team in the management of your own caseload of research patients. You will be a First Level Registered Nurse with relevant clinical experience and educated to (or working towards) degree level. Research experience is highly desirable although transferable skills can be demonstrated. You will work to research principles, including confidentiality, randomisation procedures, informed consent and ethical issues, and have an understanding of research within the context of the Research Governance Framework and Good Clinical Practice. Attention to detail, strong organisational and communication skills, good IT skills and a methodical approach are key requirements, along with a proven ability to work independently and as part of a team. The hours of work are predominantly 8.30am-4.30pm but you will be required to take a flexible approach in order to meet the needs of the research studies, with a requirement to work unsocial hours and weekends as necessary. The ability to regularly travel between all sites within NHS GGC is also essential. 
Minimal requirements: 
It is essential that you are currently a Registered Nurse with significant, current and relevant clinical experience or Registered General Nurse with a strong interest in renal medicine.
Ability to demonstrate competencies in relation to experience with evidence of highly developed clinical and technical skills 
Experience working in both academic and commercial research is desirable. 
Experience demonstrating the post holders ability to lead a clinical research trial or comparable project e.g. audit or clinical effectiveness, including the management of staff and resources. 
Evidence of continuing personal and professional development, educated to degree level (or working towards). 
Knowledge of current research regulations and governance requirements. 
The shift pattern for this post is 08.30 – 16:30 Weekday (flexible) 

This is a Fixed term post for 2 years.

Informal Contact: Barbara Mclaren, Research Nurse Manager, Tel No: 0141 232 7600

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Packs .

 

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