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Research Nurse Supervisor Job

Job Number: RIH8393

Job Title: 40hrs/Days - Research Nurse Supervisor - 2MEND Gopalakrishnan HCC

Department: 2MEND Gopalakrishnan HCC - 7351002

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Bachelor’s Degree level of knowledge, including course work in chemistry, biology, and pharmacology .

Must have current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in another state that participates in the Nurse Licensure Compact.

Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, physicians, research investigators and other professionals both within and outside the Hospital.

Supervisory skills to direct and evaluate the work of subordinates.

Analytical ability to classify and evaluate data, to assess abnormalities or problems with protocols and to monitor a budget.

Organizational ability to develop and maintain records, to monitor adherence to protocols and to coordinate data collection from multiple outside sources.

A professional level of knowledge in nursing to assess a wide variety of patients for inclusion in studies and to assess response to treatment.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


At least two years progressively more responsible experience in clinical nursing, including experience in a research area.


Diabetes experience required.

Under general supervision, coordinates the identification, recruitment and follow up of patients participating in clinical research studies. In collaboration with physicians and other members of the health care team, promotes, explains and assists in the implementation of clinical research studies. Collects data, monitors programs and assures adherence to established protocols. May coordinate clinical trails data collection involving research teams from other institutions. Participated in analysis of data and in preparation of papers for publication.