LPN Research Coordinator

Park Nicollet Clinic--St. Louis Park 3800 Bldg.
Oct 30, 2012
Jan 16, 2013
Healthcare, Nurse
Employment Status
Full Time
Department: Research Idc 2141
Education requirement: Technical Degree
Experience Required: 3+ years
Union Representation: Non-Union (100)
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:00 am-4:00 pm
Hours per pay period: 80
Job ID: 32861
Job Code: 2KV
Date posted: Oct 30, 2012

Position Summary

Provides support and assistance in the conduct of clinical research studies in accordance with federal and institutional guidelines. Coordinates and provides direction to daily operations of clinical studies. Coordinates research studies of minimal to moderate complexity and may deliver patient care to study participants. Provides direction to research support staff as needed. Plans and directs the implementation of research projects, which may include the delivery of patient care to study participant under the supervision of an RN when applicable. Develops action plans, study flow sheets and timelines. Assists principal investigator with development of a patient recruitment plan. Implements recruitment plan. Trains and assists research assistants in study-related tasks. Administers questionnaires and/or surveys to patients and collects clinical data. Maintains complete and accurate files on patients and investigational materials. Maintains communication with principal investigator, ancillary internal (e.g., laboratory) and external (e.g., sponsor) customers. Solely responsible for daily decisions related to the management of assigned projects. Consults with supervisor or assigned clinical research team member on patient care issues. Consults with supervisor on issues having an impact on the department or division s a whole (e.g., resource allocation issues). Guides support staff in the completion of research related activities. Level I: Graduate from an accredited medical assistant or LPN program plus at least 3 years health care experience in a related field or baccalaureate degree and at least 2 years research experience or associate degree and at least three years research experience. Senior Level: A minimum of 2 years at Level I and at least 3 years of research experience.

Additional Information

The Organization


Rooted in suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota, Park Nicollet Health Services (PNHS) is an integrated health care delivery organization. The two largest entities that comprise PNHS are ParkNicolletMethodistHospital, a 426-bed community hospital located in St. Louis Park, and Park Nicollet Clinic, a 500-plus, physician multi-specialty group with 25 offices in Minneapolis and its southern, western, and northern suburbs.  PNHS truly is an integrated system, as processes of care are designed and managed across these entities to optimize the delivery of care for the patients and communities served. 


Park Nicollet Mission, Vision and Values


Our mission is to care for and support the health, healing and learning of those we serve.


Everyone caring, every day, creating with the individuals we serve, optimal health and greater value.


Excellence is the standard we apply to our work, achieving best possible outcomes and upholding the highest professional standards.

Caring is our heartfelt motivation to serve our patients and create the best possible experience.

Stewardship is our commitment to create ever greater value with the resources entrusted to us.

Joy  is what we experience when serving our patients and each other through a job well done.

Learning is the way we continually improve and create knowledge and value that can be shared.

What makes us unique?

Park Nicollet Health Services is a strong, stable and organically grown multi-specialty group practice within the affluent and highly educated western TwinCity metropolitan area.  PNHS has a long-standing commitment to quality, proficiency and stewardship, and has embarked on a pioneering effort to study, adopt and integrate the Toyota Production System’s Lean Methodology (Kaizen), enhancing previous gains realized from its Six Sigma efforts. Although PNHS has developed and engaged in strong business partnerships with local competitors, having a single hospital focus adds to its list of strengths and advantages.  PNHS was one of the first integrated healthcare systems in the nation to adopt a unit medical record that is now electronic and ubiquitous. 

To learn more about our organization, including our award winning care, please visit our website at www.parknicollet.com.

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