Clinical Nurse Manager I – Research Nurse

Duration of Post

Fixed Term

Campaign Reference

146763

Closing Date

4th October 2022

Purpose of the Role

Clinical research is essential to provide an evidence base for improved medicines and treatment of sick children. It is well accepted internationally that hospitals active in research and innovation are associated with better outcomes for patients and better recruitment and retention of staff. As Ireland’s largest paediatric hospital and the leading centre in Ireland for the conduct of clinical trials and studies in children and young adults, CHI has placed excellence in research and innovation as one of its key strategic objectives.

The Clinical Research Nurse is a key part of this team, working to support Investigators and research teams with clinical research activities. They will act as the primary advocate for the patient, both prior to and throughout their participation in a research study or clinical trial. As part of a team of Research Nurses, they will work closely with the CRC Operations Manager, Project Managers, Research Nurses and Research Coordinators, ensuring that study activities are carried out effectively and in compliance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) standards. They will have particular focus on assisting the Principal Investigator to enrol patients to studies and clinical trials and schedule and conduct study visits, ensuring patient safety throughout and maintaining the Investigator Site File.
 

Essential Criteria:

  • Be registered in the Children’s division of the Register of Nurses & Midwives maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) or be registered in the General Division of the active register held by NMBI and have relevant children’s nursing experience.
  • At least 3 years post registration experience or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Have the clinical, managerial and administrative capacity to properly discharge the functions of the role
  • Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development at the appropriate level.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice.
  • Management experience
  • Experience of clinical research in a healthcare or academic environment, or the biomedical or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Knowledge and experience of relevant national and international clinical trial regulations and guidelines

Competition Specific Selection Process

Applicants will be shortlisted based on information supplied in the CV and covering letter submitted.

Applications for this post must be accompanied by a covering letter, setting out relevant experience that illustrates how the essential criteria listed above is met. The criteria for short listing are based on the requirements of the post as outlined in the eligibility criteria and/or the knowledge, skills and competencies section of this job specification. For a copy of the job description please click here

How to Apply & Informal Enquiries

* Please note that you must submit a cover letter with your CV, this forms part of your application and CV’s will not be accepted without a detailed cover letter.

The closing date for submissions of CV’s and letter of application is Tuesday 4th October 2022 by 23:59pm.

Applications must be completed through the advertised post on CHI.jobs by clicking ‘Apply for Job’.

Applications will not be accepted through direct email or any other method.

For informal enquiries for this specialty/department, please contact Ms. Mary Costello, Research Programme Manager, email: mary.costello@ncrc.ie

For other queries relating to this recruitment process, please email: recruitment@nchg.ie 

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CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns

CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Access to first-rate postgraduate programmes/Educational Assistance
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns