This position conducts innovative high-quality clinical research, including the planning and implementation of experiments; interpretation of data; preparation of timely reports on research results in the form of peer-reviewed papers and scientific presentations.
Leads and facilitates planning and evaluation of formal nursing and clinical research that supports improved patient outcomes. Serves as a consultant and mentor for original research projects generated by clinical staff and leaders. Incorporates evidence-based practice into research and provides oversight for evidence-based practice projects and outcomes.
Develops protocols for internally initiated studies. Works with investigators and internal research resources to ensure statistical significance of study designs.
Develops budget for research projects, including obtaining external funding and grants. Determines availability of necessary staff and other resources and develops research proposals to submit to research review panel for approval according to panel decision criteria.
Establishes mechanisms to achieve integration of research findings into clinical practice.
Directs and supervises the conduct of the projects and reports research findings in the form of peer-reviewed publications.
Ensures the responsible conduct of research and that all applicable local, state, and federal policies for research are followed. Ensures clinical research studies and grants are conducted according to good clinical and scientific practices and are in regulatory and policy compliance. Promotes adherence to policies and procedures and standard practices of the profession. Performs all necessary reviews, audits, education, and training to maintain compliant status.
Establishes own program of research that aligns with clinical practices goals. Presents and/or publishes own research findings and facilitates presentations and publications of staff.
Forms collaborative relationships both inside and outside of the organization, in order to increase research capabilities, resources, and funding opportunities. Looks for and pursues opportunities to collaborate scientifically with other scientists, physicians and staff members.
Requires a Ph.D. from a research institution recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as having high or very high levels of research activity (RU/H) or (RU/VH).
Requires RN license in state of practice.
Must have expertise in research methods, data collection, analyses and evaluation. Requires excellent oral and written communication skills. Must have excellent organizational skills. Must be able to maintain good rapport with departmental personnel. Requires demonstrated ability in critical thinking and evidence-based practice research.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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