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HCOP nurse

Research Nurse
Grade: Band 6 (£30,401 - £37,267 per annum)
Full time/Part time
Site: Queen's Medical Centre

An exciting role is now available within the Research and Innovation department at NUH. This role will primarily be covering Renal Clinical Trials in the Cancer and Associated Specialities Division, but may also require cross divisional working. 

NUH hosts hundreds of clinical research studies every year, including complex clinical trials. More than 300 doctors, nurses and health professionals are involved in clinical research, ensuring that the benefits of new treatments, drugs and therapies translate from the research laboratory directly into clinical practice.

Through our research we will make a real and lasting difference to the quality of clinical care provided by NUH, building on existing strengths and exploiting new opportunities. We do this through partnerships which support research locally, nationally and internationally. NUH also works in close partnership with The Clinical Research Network East Midlands (CRN East Midlands) who are part of the NIHR Clinical Research Network and aims to improve the speed, quality, and integration of clinical research, through the successful delivery of clinical studies in the NHS.

The post holder will be responsible for managing & delivering a varied & complex portfolio of clinical trials from study set up to archiving in accordance with the clinical trial protocol and Good Clinical Practice. The role will involve completing and submitting documents to obtain local approval; collecting, recording and maintaining data for patients on the NIHR portfolio and other studies; providing leadership & guidance to clinical, administrative and research staff. Ensuring & organising research tests and investigations, preparing and shipping samples, and ensuring recruitment into clinical trials meets all targets. The post holder will be working across all three NUH sites depending of the needs of the clinical trials service.