Seeking Research Nurse/Analyst in San Antonio, TX - Secret Clearance Required
RESEARCH NURSE/ANALYST SUPPORT
Overview: This DoD biomedical research client performs laboratory and clinical research on traumatic injuries suffered by military wounded in the battlefield. Its mission is to provide requirements-driven combat casualty care medical solutions and products for injured military from self- aid through definitive care across the full spectrum of military operations.
The client seeks to devise new methods to save lives and limbs of wounded warfighters with injured extremities. The biomedical research topics are broad, but include pain management, wound healing, burn care, ischemia and reperfusion, and hemorrhagic shock. The research goals include identifying potential pharmacological therapies that will attenuate injury to skeletal, muscle, and vital organs.
Scope: Perform as a Nurse Research/Analyst Support in support of the Battlefield Health and Trauma department of the client. This position requires a SECRET Security Clearance and US Citizens only.
The incumbant will work in a both a secure and non-secure working environment. This includes both remote access to a hosted server environment on the Non-Classified Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNet), and a separate Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) work area environment.
The incumbent will utilize multiple workstations, data bases, spreadsheets, CDs, application environments, etc., and web-based and non web-based data sources over NIPRNet and/or SIPRNET environments.
Provides Nurse Research/Analyst Support
• Assists with the development and preparation of protocols.
• Assisting with Data Management plans to include designing case report forms and data spread sheets. Assists with data analysis using relevant computer program applications
• Preparing and delivering lectures, consultative reports and correspondence related to research activities.
• Assisting Primary Investigators (PIs) with the preparation of papers for publication or presentation.
• Collaborates with investigators in the conduct of trauma studies involving data from the Joint Theater Trauma Registry (JTTR) that are either intramural or extramural to the client (as defined by CRADA and MOU).
• Serves as an independent investigator to develop internal and/or external research questions. The goal is to develop and execute study design for analysis in collaboration with a team of data and statistical resources that will produce reports and presentations from the JTTR and other available data sources.
o Research questions received from external sources become valid taskings once approved by the Command to be resourced.
The candidate’s successful performance is measured by these key outcomes and deliverables:
• Collaborative development of study design for studies to be executed.
• Collaborative execution of study designs in concert with Joint Theater Trauma System (JTTS) data retrieval staff.
o Activities include analysis of available data from a variety of sources.
o Work products will include study reports, opinions and recommendations.
• Individual and collaborative submissions for presentation, publication and testimony before military, governmental and legislative committees. [Note: Due to the nature of the work, all work are subject to the approval of the JTTS Director, Research Director, the Institute Commander, and review for Operational Security concerns in accordance with Service and DoD policy.
• Review Protocols
• Prepare Ad hoc reports
• Maintenance of Research Workgroup minutes.
• Protocol data collected and documented.
• Protocol procedures coordinated with other departments and agencies.
• The incumbent shall comply with all DoD, Army, Institute and other governmental regulatory requirements with special emphasis on Safety and Security.
• A Secret security clearance is required for the Employee to perform the scope of work.
• The incumbent will work in a restricted, secured environment and shall be responsible for compliance with the Army rules, regulations and directives.
• The incumbent shall be familiar with AR 380-19, Information Systems Security, in order to familiarize themselves with the Government's guidance on security.
• Travel (10% or less) may be required. All travel must be pre-authorized by the client and subject to applicable regulations.
Required Skills and Qualifications
• Master's Degree in Nursing Science (preferred) from an accredited college or university. Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN).
• Four years of research experience and certification related to research coordination.
• Four years of nursing experience in trauma nursing to include critical care, emergency medicine and/or operating room.
• Working knowledge Microsoft® Office products, especially Excel.
• Knowledge of ICD9 and Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) coding systems preferred.
• Possess a working knowledge of and access to the professional literature related to trauma and injury.
To learn more, email Frank Johnson at 240 683 3035. Thanks