Covance

  • Research Nurse

    Job Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
    Job Number
    2018-18752
    Job Category
    Clinical Operations
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning. 

     

    Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.

     

    We currently have job opening for a Research Nurses at our Clinical Pharmacology site in Dallas, TX!

    *Must be willing to work a flexible, rotating shift

    The Research Nurse will be responsible for study unit activities in the conduct of clinical trials with emphasis on the safety and welfare of study participants.

     

    Responsibilities associated with this position:

    • Ensure that the dignity, health, safety, and welfare of participants is given the highest priority at all times
    • Be current with appropriate emergency certifications and company emergency policy and procedures
    • Respond to emergency situations based upon nursing standards
    • Utilize skills, knowledge, nursing diagnosis, and clinical judgement in order to provide a high standard of care for participants in clinical trials
    • Utilize nursing assessment skills to observe participant general well-being and potential adverse events
    • Documents adverse events and takes appropriate action as needed
    • Obtains Informed Consent and continues the ICF process by educating, explaining and informing participants of study procedures
    • Administers investigational compounds to participants according to the protocol and applicable regulations
    • Performs study related activities such as vital signs, ECGs, venipuncture
    • Collects and processes biological samples according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures
    • Records data obtained according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures
    • Transcribes source data onto the Case Report Form, takes responsibility for quality control of study data

     

    Covance believes that their best-in-class employees deserve first-class benefits. Covance offers an outstanding benefits package including medical & dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, short and long-term disability, and life insurance.

    At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career.

    Education/Qualifications

    • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) OR Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with current licensure in applicable state
    • CPR/AED certified

    Experience

    • 0-1 years related experience

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