GDIT is seeking a Clinical Research Nurse II (RN) to support the 59th Medical Wing (59 MDW) in their Science & Technology office located at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX.
The 59th Medical Wing Science and Technology (ST) office advises and conducts clinical and translational research on matters pertaining to the medical aspects of the Air Expeditionary Force and the health of Air Force (AF) personnel and beneficiaries. In order to support the required research, ST offices conduct translational research in the areas of emergency medical care, combat casualty care, force health protection, restorative medicine, clinical and rehabilitative medicine and specialty centers. Learn More HERE
The Nursing Department service areas include Trauma, Critical Care, Oncology, Neuroscience, Behavioral Health, Pediatrics, Medical Surgical Specialties, Perioperative Nursing, Interventional Radiology, Diabetes care, Inpatient care services, outpatient clinic and more.
What Youll Be Doing:
Exercising the full domain of practice for the clinical research nurse specialty that includes providing clinical care to research patients, supporting protocol implementation, and data collection, continuity of care, human subject protection and dissemination of clinical research findings.
Utilizing advanced critical thinking and nursing skills to assess, plan, perform and evaluate nursing care for individual patients, patients families and significant others who are participants in biomedical research protocols.
Identifying and communicating the impact of research processes on patient care.
Reporting to the research team any intervention adjustments based on issues and variances found through evidence-based nursing practices.
Supporting biomedical research through detailed observation, measurements and data collection related to pertinent assessments as defined by the protocol specifications and the nurses clinical judgment.
Documenting observations, identifying trends and effectively communicating this information to the multidisciplinary research team and nursing colleagues.
Maintaining all clinical research documentation to support on going and future studies in support of the principal investigator and the project staff.
Providing feedback to colleagues and investigators on all issues affecting the quality of the research endeavor.
Assisting less-experienced nurses to learn the specifics of studies or protocols.
Evaluating patient trends in outcomes and compliance.
Contributing to the design of clinical trials.
Providing patient-focused nursing care within an interdisciplinary team by collaborating with team members to create and communicate a plan of care that balances clinical care needs with research needs and allows for safe and effective collection of clinical research data.
Contributing to multidisciplinary rounds and activities regarding patient care and protocol implementation.
What Youll Need (required):
Bachelors degree from a professional nursing educational program required, and 1+ year of clinical research nursing experience required or successful completion of a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree from a professional nursing educational or related medical science field. Official certification from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required for individuals who graduated from foreign nursing schools.
Possess a current, active, full and unrestricted Registered Nurse license from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
Experience should have been obtained in a research and clinical setting and include experience obtained in either the military, federal, private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: providing comprehensive nursing care to patients; administering oxygen, IV fluid, blood transfusions and prescribed oral, subcutaneous and intramuscular medications; managing nasal- pharyngeal and gastric suction as well as a variety of other drainage tubes; preparing patients for surgical and/or diagnostic procedures; setting-up, operating and monitoring specialized equipment such as cardiac monitors, respirators, defibrillators, etc.; providing care in a variety of clinical settings, such as Inpatient Patient Care Units (e.g. oncology, pediatric, neurology, behavioral health), ICU, Operating Room, PACU, Donor Services, Infusion Centers and Ambulatory Clinics.
US citizenship with the ability to obtain/ maintain a T3 security investigation.
** Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.**
What Would Be Even Better (preferred):
Masters degree preferred.
4+ years of experience.
What GDIT Can Offer You:
Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you.
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career.
401K with company match.
Diverse, highly collaborative teams.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.