Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit (ORTU), Churchill Hospital site
About the Role
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and hard-working nurse or experienced practitioner to join our existing team to undertake clinical research in respiratory diseases. The portfolio includes observational studies, clinical trials of investigational medicinal products (CTIMPs) and medical device trials. Research areas include lung cancer, pleural diseases, COPD, asthma, Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, bronchiectasis, chronic cough, and respiratory sleep and breathing disorders. Through our collaboration with the Oxford Primary Care Clinical Trials Unit, we are also supporting the national PANORAMIC trial investigating novel antivirals in COVID-19. Co- ordination and the provision of care for participants on the trials, the collection and preparation of biological samples and collection of trial data are key elements of the role.
The post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the respiratory trials/studies allocated to them. They will be expected take part in all aspects of respiratory care & trial assessments, including spirometry, phlebotomy, ECGs, observations and history taking. They will also need to:
• Have excellent record keeping skills and maintain files and notes accurately.
• Educate patients re: medication use and completing diaries and train relevant health care workers regarding trial protocols.
• Liaise with the multidisciplinary team and trial monitors.
• Attend relevant training which sometimes requires travel.
You will be NMC Registered Adult Nurse, with HCPC/ RCCP registration or have considerable experience as a practitioner. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. It is desirable to have venepuncture skills and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training.
About the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine
The Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine (NDM) is one of the largest departments of the University of Oxford and is part of the Medical Sciences Division, with responsibility for a significant part of the teaching of clinical students within the Medical School.
Benefits of working
University employees enjoy 38 days' paid holiday, generous pension schemes, travel discounts, and a variety of professional development opportunities. Our range of other employee benefits and discounts also includes free entry to the Botanic Gardens and University colleges, and discounts at University museums. See https: // hr.admin.ox.ac.uk/staff-benefits
The post is full time and fixed-term for 12 months.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.
Only applications received before 12:00 midday on 29/02/2024 will be considered.
Contact Person : Senior HR Officer Vacancy ID : 171073 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 29-Feb-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £32,332 - £38,205