Clinical Research Nurse II (Registered Nurse/ RN)

Clearance Level
San Antonio, Texas

REQ#: RQ100993

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular

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. 





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