ProSciento, Inc.

  • Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant

    Job Location US-CA-San Diego
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/8/2019 7:19 PM)
  • Overview

    Summary: With physician supervision, provides medical oversight and management of human clinical trials while ensuring the integrity of the studies and the safety and well-being of human subjects. Performs duties in accordance with company’s values, policies, and procedures.

                      Please note: This position is part-time and weekend coverage.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned at the company’s sole discretion.              

         

    • Reviews study protocols and serves as sub-investigator on all studies.
    • Provides medical expertise and judgment in support of all study processes.
    • Performs screening and medical assessment of subjects, including assessment of medical histories and physical examinations, review of I/E criteria, and determination of suitability of study volunteers for enrolment under the supervision of the research physicians.
    • Interprets screening and diagnostic procedures and tests as well as performs follow-up actions as indicated within the scope of clinical trials.
    • Supervises clinical procedures for all ongoing clinical studies at ProSciento.
    • Maintains detailed, legible, and confidential study records in accordance with study protocols.
    • Trains other clinical staff on studies, as needed.
    • Ensures safety and well-being of all study volunteers/participants.
    • Reviews, assesses, and performs appropriate follow-up of laboratory, ECG, telemetry, and other data collected on study volunteers/participants on a continuous basis.
    • Assesses and manages adverse events.
    • Assesses and manages any medical emergencies.
    • Participates in safety assessments as appropriate.
    • Ensures that all studies are conducted in compliance with their respective protocols, Good Clinical Practices (GCP), and applicable regulations.
    • Completes and reviews source documents and case report forms, as appropriate.
    • Contributes and participates actively in continuous quality improvement.
    • Supports scientific publications.
    • Provides medical supervision for nursing and clinical operations staff.
    • Acquires information on the most current developments and trends in the Nurse Practitioner field, through educational programs, in-services, professional associations, and literature.
    • May be required to lead or participate in inter-departmental trainings.
    • Full-time staff will be required to participate in the on-call rotation.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Nurse Practitioner Education and Experience:

    Master’s degree in nursing and minimum two years of clinical experience in adult medicine and/or equivalent experience. Knowledge of current principles, methods, and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.

     

    Physician Assistant Education and Experience:

    Master’s degree from a physician assistants program or bachelor’s degree in science from an accredited university with two years of clinical experience in adult medicine and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of current principles, methods, and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.

     

    Language Ability:

    Highly developed verbal and written communication skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, Work Instructions (WIs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), medical terminology and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

     

    Math Ability:

    Ability to calculate formulas.

     

    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

     

    Computer Skills:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of the current MS Office Word and Excel.

     

    Certificates and Licenses:

    State of California Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. Current ACLS certification or ability to be certified within one month of employment required. GCP training is required and will be provided by the company.

     

    Work Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

     

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

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