Research Nurse Clinician

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Research - Neurology Other
Hours / Pay Period
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8:00AM - 5:00 PM)
Work Schedule
8 Hour


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Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.


We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.


U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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Job Summary:


Barrow Neurological Institute is looking for a new team member to support clinical research activities throughout the Neuro Oncology and Radiation Oncology programs.  This Research Nurse will assist principal investigators with industry sponsored, federally sponsored and investigator-initiated research protocols. Responsibilities include coordinating all aspects of the research projects, obtaining informed consents, scheduling subject visits, and executing protocol–driven activities. This position requires clinically competent physical assessment skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task.


Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Execute Research Protocols with patient care and safety in the forefront of all activities.  Maintain strict patient confidentiality.
  • Screens for the recruitment of subjects into the research studies. Review protocols with subjects and legally authorized representatives as appropriate. Obtains informed consent as requested by the PI.
  • Performs study treatments as prescribed by the study i.e. physical assessment, arranging and acquiring study drug, study drug administration, gathering study equipment.
  • Ensures required study treatments and diagnostics are arranged and carried out. Schedules subject visits according to the requirements of the protocol.
  • Collects appropriate subject data to fulfill the needs of the research study and maintains these data in a scientifically sound database.
  • Serve as a contact between research coordinators and principal investigators to assist in acquisition and maintenance of research studies. Reads and understands research protocols. Maintains confidentiality of proprietary information related to investigational studies.
  • Monitors and reports significant study events including adverse events and study amendments and closures. Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Demonstrates effectiveness in fiscal responsibilities through regular documentation and appropriate communication regarding study subject screening and enrollment.
  • Maintains and improves research skills through participation in study specific meetings as well as educational offerings.




Three (3) years RN clinical experience in specialty area. Working knowledge of research methodologies.


Five (5) years experience within clinical research preferred


BSN or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Master's Degree preferred


AZ RN license or eligible. BLS American Heart Association Certification


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