Clinical Research Nurse - 1-year fixed term contract
Parexel International Corporation
Parexel Early Phase Clinical Unit supports the development of innovative new medicines which are vital for public health, improving outcomes, and saving lives. The early phase and “first in human” trials are the first step in testing these novel treatments in humans.
At Parexel Harrow Unit (located in Northwick Park hospital) our highly trained and skilled nurses are the front-line staff involved in administering these new compounds to our volunteer participants and then monitoring their health status around the clock as per the trial protocol to ensure their safety and wellbeing. Our facility features state-of-the-art monitoring technologies and offers our volunteering participants a safe and comfortable environment for medical care.
This is a 1 year fixed term contract
Your time here
As a Clinical Research Nurse , you take the lead on shifts as well as on trials and are involved in all aspects of the trial development process at the Unit. You work as part of a team and will collaborate with other departments such as Pharmacy, Screening, Laboratory, Recruitment and Project Management . Your work environment is fast-paced, interesting, dynamic, and rewarding.
Starting your journey with Parexel comes along with an extensive induction program and ongoing training(including Good Clinical Practice training and Immediate Life Support training) while following your individual career path.
Develop professionally by gaining experience in delivering high-quality research projects in this growing sector.
What you’ll do (including but not limited):
Adhering to trial protocols and legislation whilst collecting trial data in a controlled and timed environment:Dose investigational products via various routes of drug administration.Safety monitoring of volunteersPerforming assessments including but not limited to i.e., vital signs, ECG, spirometry, holter monitoring, etc.Obtaining blood samples via direct venepuncture or indwelling catheterLearning a range of skills, and using several equipment and devices to obtain trial data from a volunteer participant or to monitor and maintain their safety and wellbeing
Your Qualifications/SkillsRegistered nursing qualification (NMC registered) is essentialHaving an excellent organizational ability and written and oral communication skills.Demonstrating an aptitude for paperwork and knowledge of Microsoft Office with keen attention to detail.Setting very high standards for your own performance and being an exceptional team player.Showing a flexible attitude with respect to work assignments, new learnings, and willingness to work on shift.
A little about us
When you join us, you’re joining a team that comes together to turn challenges into achievements. We support each other to be our best – Inquisitive, Accountable, Adaptable, Respectful, and always with the patient in mind.
The flexible benefits plan includes: Private Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Life Assurance [4 x Benefit Salary] Contributory pension scheme; if the employee contributes 3% Parexel contributes 6% or if they contribute 4% Parexel will contribute 8% or the maximum the employee can contribute is 5% and Parexel contributes 10% Season Ticket Loan Scheme Parexel Discount Portal Employee Assistance Program
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