Clinical Research Nurse III - School of Medicine Pulmonary

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Medicine: Pulmonary
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Research & Research Administration
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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This position is located at Emory Johns Creek Hospital and will assist with clinical research trials. Duties include enrolling patients, performing phlebotomy and collecting samples.  This position is specifically for research activities within the Division of Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine within the Department of Medicine (SOM).  The CRN III serve a key role in the management and execution of study activities within a fast growing and dynamic research group.  Investigators of relevant studies are located at multiple Emory arc (Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Emory University Hospital-Midtown).  The position will physically be at EJCH.  This CRN will work with multi-disciplinary team of CRCs, physicians, and APPs, on both existing and new projects.  Projects are within the realm of pulmonary and critical care.  Typical studies are pharmaceutical-funded or federal grant sub-awards.  Successful candidates for this position will have strength in problem-solving and creativity.  A strong background in regulatory activities is preferred.



  • Functions as an expert research nurse or coordinates a multi-center trial.
  • Provides direction in auditing and monitoring activities.
  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary researchers to establish research programs that integrate new advances in clinical trials management.
  • Develops and conducts patient and family education.
  • Provides leadership and expertise in identifying and writing research grants, publications in medical and nursing literature, study materials, brochures and correspondence.
  • Conducts ongoing training of clinical trials staff, providing updated information on internal processes and resources and external benchmarks.
  • For multi-site studies, ensures sites fully understand and comply with study protocol and provides training of site coordinators and/or supervision of site coordinators.
  • Actively participates in planning and evaluation processes to improve and advance clinical research within the organization.
  • Leads or chairs committees or task forces to address and resolve significant operational issues.
  • Along with Principal Investigator, may represent a study at Patient Safety Monitoring Board meetings at the NIH.
  • Regularly functions as a preceptor or mentor.


  • Monitors expenditures and adherence to study budgets and resolves CAS issues
  • Supervises the implementation of and adherence to study protocols.
  • Manages a large or multiple smaller clinical research projects


  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia.
  • Four years research nursing experience or four years of clinical nursing experience in a related specialty and two years of research nursing experience.
  • Certified Research Administrator (CRA) or Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) preferred.
  • Must be credentialed through Emory Healthcare in RN II category.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.


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