Research Nurse

Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine
Job Location
San Diego, CA 92123
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accountsx
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 403 (b) Plan, where both you and Rady Children's contribute
  • Tuition Reimbursement
Job Description

The Clinical Research Nurse, under the direction of the Principal Investigator and Clinical Research Coordinator, is responsible for the implementation and for the direct execution and documentation of clinical research protocol procedures and maintaining compliance with all applicable institutional, state and federal regulations. Other duties include performing regulatory and IRB functions such as reporting adverse events, report submission, etc., and assistance with research budget preparation and maintenance of accurate accounting records. Acts as patient advocate. Ensures that Good Clinical Practices (GCP) are followed. Clinical duties include patient recruitment, assisting with patient interventions as dictated by the research protocol and follow up of patient status within the hospital's nursing scope of practice. Responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of research in the pediatric population. The Clinical Research Nurse is accountable to the Principal Investigator, Clinical Research Coordinator, and Clinical Research Trial Program Manager.



Graduate of accredited school of nursing with current licensure in the State of California (RN, BSN), or B.A. or B.S. degree in bio-science/healthcare-related discipline

Minimum of 2 years experience and 1 year of pediatrics or clinical research experience

California RN License


Three years of pediatrics and clinical research experience

Master's Degree

Fluent in Spanish



About Our Organization

The Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, established in 2014, brings together a team of world experts with a singular vision: making genomic medicine fast, facile and fully integrated into the daily standard of care for all children who are ill.

Under the direction of Stephen Kingsmore, M.D., D.Sc., who pioneered rapid whole genome sequencing for childhood genetic diseases, the Institute is working hand-in-hand with Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego to be able to predict, pre-empt and more effectively treat myriad childhood diseases. Within the Institute is the Clinical Genome Center, a state-of-the-art facility using the most advanced rapid genome sequencing technology.

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