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Providence Health & Services RN – Clinical Research Coordinator - Special Pathogens Research Administration in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Clinical Research Coordinator Registered Nurse (CRC RN) (Medical Research Administration - developing research infrastructure for special pathogen workflows to support clinical trials, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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In this position you will:

  • Customer Service: Maintain and promote positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics). Provides high quality service to all customers; focuses on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrates respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC.

  • Communication: Promote and demonstrate effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills.

  • Self Management: Demonstrate self-management behaviors, which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment.

  • Ownership /Stewardship and Accountability: Demonstrate good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect.

  • Teamwork: Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming.

  • Flexibility: Demonstrate flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work.

  • Participate in assessments of new study protocols for scientific merit and feasibility.

  • Assist with regulatory approval process by contributing to the IRB application and informed consent.

  • Assist with development of study budgets and Medicare Coverage Analysis in collaboration with business manager.

  • Develop plans and implements recruitment procedures for potential study participants.

  • Assist study investigator(s) to enroll patients in research studies by actively screening potential candidates, reinforcing explanations of study requirements, and assists with informed consent process.

  • Utilize the nursing process to monitor research patients for clinical response, compliance with study protocol, and any adverse events.

  • Coordinate all aspects of study protocols and procedures and assures compliance with all study requirements, e.g., coordinates diagnostic testing, blood draws, follow-up visits and phone calls.

  • Keep physicians and appropriate individuals informed of laboratory reports, patient progress/ response, and any adverse events through written and oral communication as needed.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clinical research staff within Providence and personnel from outside agencies and health care facilities.

  • Maintain accurate study documentation in accordance with study timelines.

  • Maintain communication with the sponsor, investigator(s), study team and IRB. CRC develops/maintains effective interpersonal relationships and demonstrates the ability to collaborate effectively with study investigators, physicians, and other health care professionals, supervisors, and co-workers to support research activities.

  • Follow FDA guidelines for record retention. Reviews records with sponsoring agency’s CRA on a periodic basis and at the time of study closure. May also be required to review these documents during announced or un-announced visits by FDA auditors.

  • Comply with the standards of “Good Clinical Practices” (CFR 21), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines, Institutional Review Board (IRB) regulatory guidelines, and ethical principles in implementing research studies.

  • Act as a clinical resource for his/her area of expertise for other staff.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN).

  • Washington RN license.

  • Three (3) years clinical background in RN related activities.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification in Clinical Research preferred within two years of hire if full time, or three years if part-time.

  • Two (2) years clinical research.

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nursing Informatics

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 325624