Essential Functions: The Obstetrical Inpatient and Triage Unit is responsible for conducting the clinical research operations of the Perinatology Research Branch in a dynamic environment which includes Obstetrical Triage, High Risk Antepartum, Maternal Special Care, Labor and Delivery, Postpartum, NICU, and Special Care Nursery. It supports the scientific goals of the Perinatology Research Branch through collaboration with research investigators, sonographers, laboratory personnel, and clinical staff members to operationalize protocols, coordinate special projects, and participate in the continuous advancement of research processes.Obstetrical Inpatient and Triage Unit Research NurseScreen and enroll obstetrical patients as well as provide ongoing surveillance of study participants twenty-four hours a day, seven days per week.Collect clinical and research data.Maintain procedural databases and statistics.Participate in advanced data review projects.Perform procedures for multiple protocols.Capture consistent high-quality biological specimens.Immediately identify and provide notification of pertinent participant diagnoses to investigators and research imaging personnel in order to facilitate innovative directions for further investigation.Additional responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications: EDUCATIONBachelor of Science Degree, Nursing.EXPERIENCECurrent Registered Nurse (RN) licensure with the State of Michigan is required.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESPROBLEM-SOLVINGAble to problem solve. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.CLINICAL SKILLExcellent phlebotomy skills.COMPUTER SKILLSAble to navigate computer systems and enter data into database.INTERPERSONAL SKILLSCan apply effective interpersonal skills to provide service. Comfortable working in a team environment. Adapts to changes in the work environment.TIME MANAGEMENTAbility to manage multiple prioritiesPlanning/Organizing Prioritizes and plans work activities; adapts for changing conditions.AnalyticalDemonstrated research skills preferred.
Internal Number: 76_205363
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