Thank you for your interest in working with The Heartbeat Trust.

We are currently recruiting for a Clinical Research Nurse (FULL-TIME; FIXED TERM CONTRACT) to join our team.


Position Summary: This position will involve working with a team of clinical research nurses, doctors and pharmacists in the STOP-HF Unit and Heart Failure Unit of St. Michael’s Hospital, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Research projects include investigator led, academic and industry sponsored studies in the cardiology therapeutic area.

Employer: The Heartbeat Trust, 3 Crofton Terrace, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.
Location: The STOP-HF Unit and Heart Failure Unit, St. Michael’s Hospital (part of the SVUH Healthcare Group), Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin.
Work hours:

  • Fulltime: 39 hours per week, between 08.00 and 18.00, Monday to Friday.

Salary: Commensurate with the individual’s experience and qualifications

Job requirements:


  • Registered with The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
  • Minimum of 2 years post registration experience
  • Experience in clinical trials of medicinal products
  • Proven clinical skills such as venepuncture, IV, life support training
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills – responsibility for data integrity and management
  • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently, self-directed but also work well within a multidisciplinary team under supervision and direction
  • Interpersonal skills required to integrate as part of a diverse research team and ability to relate to a broad spectrum of research participants
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office, email etc.


  • Certificate in Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP)
  • Cardiology experience

Responsibilities will include:

  • Work within the standard operating procedures and research protocols in accordance with GCP
  •  Drive on-going clinical research projects through participant recruitment and follow-up, identifying problems early and regular feedback with Principal Investigator and research team
  • Ensure all assigned studies are completed to the highest standards in accordance with ICH-GCP, HPRA/EU Directive requirements
  • The full time position will also include clinical management of patients in the heart failure unit (outside of the clinical trial setting).

Closing date for application: 11  August 2017
Applications, CV and enquiries to: