Clinical Research Nurse 

An exciting opportunity exists for a Clinical Research Nurse (RN/M2) to work on a commercially sponsored clinical trial developing a new cell-based dressing for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. The nurse will be responsible for the coordination of a two-center clinical trial in Adelaide within the Central Adelaide Local Health Network. Working closely with the Principal Investigator, the Clinical Research Nurse will provide direct clinical wound care to study participants and coordinate patient recruitment, clinic, and home visits, and manage the collection of data and specimens. Previous experience clinical trials are essential including experience entering clinical trial data via electronic data capture.  Knowledge of the current standard of care for diabetic foot ulcers will be highly regarded. 

Major responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Principal Investigator to identify and recruit patients who meet inclusion criteria
  • Conduct participant home visits as needed and book clinic appointment times with participants and relevant medical departments
  • Perform prescribed clinical procedures and assessments, including the application of wound dressings, as required by the trial protocol
  • Administer relevant questionnaires and collect specimens for blood and urine tests
  • Collect and enter trial data via electronic data capture system, maintain quality and accuracy of data to auditable standards, maintain medical notes
  • Report immediately all serious adverse events to the Principal Investigator, sponsor and the trial monitors
  • Follow GCP guidelines and the approved trial protocol and work within relevant policies of the two hospitals

Essential requirements:

  • Registered as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who hold a current practicing certificate
  • Previous experience of at least 2 years in the management and coordination of clinical research studies
  • Demonstrated experience with venepuncture
  • Must have an unrestricted driver’s license and access to a registered motor vehicle to conduct home visits in line with the study protocol
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet set timelines

This is a new position and available immediately. The nurse will be employed by Central Adelaide Local Health Network. 

For more details on the position and to apply contact Dr Prue Cowled (80 8222 7541 or [email protected]) quoting job ID 773183. 

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