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Clinical Research Nurse (RN)

Cypress, CA, USA Req #2338
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Your New Company!
At Altasciences we all move in unison to assist and work in the discovery, development, and manufacturing of new drug therapies to get them faster to people who need them.  No matter your role, we all play an important part and you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. By living our values of Employee Development, Customer Focus, Quality and Excellence, Respect and Integrity, we look to foster a passionate and collaborative work environment and we are looking for talented and enthusiastic people, like you, to join our growing team! Whether you’re a recent college graduate or seeking your next career opportunity, it’s time to discover your future at Altasciences. We are better together and together We Are Altasciences.

About the Role
The Clinical Research Nurse I or II will oversee the safety of clinical trial participants during study conduct and the maintenance of safety equipment. 
The Clinical Safety Officer will execute tasks performed in compliance with study protocol, Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)s.

Please Note: This is a part time/variable hour. Therefore, health benefits are not offered. There is the potential to become full time as the opportunity and/or need arises

What You'll Do Here
  • Perform scheduled inspection of emergency crash carts, inventory/inspect the contents and maintain up to date records.
  • Act as a mentor to Clinical Operations team members.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of clinical trial participants and sponsors is respected.
  • Continuously assess safety improvement opportunities and communicate to departmental management.
  • Perform clinical trial activities including but not limited to, continuous monitoring, safety assessments, Investigational Product (IP) administration and catheter installation.
  • Monitor, document and/or follow-up on participant adverse events.
  • May coordinate Basic and Advanced Life Support courses for Clinical Operations team members.
  • Maintain and advocate a high level of customer service, quality and safety within the department.
  • May train employees on clinical trial activities associated to their jobs needs.
  • Provide feedback, where necessary, to appropriate team members of study progress.
  • Proactively communicate issues and/or problem resolutions to departmental supervisors and managers.
What You'll Need to Succeed
  • Degree from accredited Registered Nurse, Paramedic or equivalent program required.  Related work experience preferred.
  • Current BLS certification - required
  • Current ACLS preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), safety rules, study-related forms and documents.  
  • Ability to effectively communicate with volunteers, employees, supervisors, and other on study-related matters in English is necessary 
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Understand the needs of the internal or external customer and keeping them in mind when taking actions or making decisions 
  • Study-related training prior to performing study-related procedures
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions
The description of the physical demands and the work environment characteristics here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform and those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job
  • Ability to talk and hear.
  • Required to sit 50% of the workday.
  • Frequently required to stand, walk.
  • Must be able to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. 
  • Minimal lifting is required, 10 pounds, with assistance and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus when viewing a computer monitor.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low.
What We Offer
The pay range estimated for this position is $40.00-45.00per hour. Please note that hourly rates/salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, prior relevant experience, skills, education, certification, location as well as internal equity and market data.  
Benefits (regular employees)
Altasciences offers a wide variety of benefits to help our employees live healthy and fulfilling lives both
at and outside of work.

 Altasciences’ Benefits Package Includes:
• Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
• 401(k)/RRSP with Employer Match
• Paid Vacation and Holidays
• Paid Sick and Bereavement Leave
• Employee Assistance & Telehealth Programs
• Telework when applicable
Altasciences’ Incentive Programs Include:
• Training & Development Programs
• Employee Referral Bonus Program


Altasciences is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or any other protected grounds under applicable legislation.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process are available upon request. Join us at Altasciences!


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Travel % 0
  • Telecommute % 0
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  • Cypress, CA, USA