Clinical Research Diabetes Specialist (Remote)

Company Description

M3 Wake Research, an M3USA Company, is an integrated network of premier investigational sites meeting the clinical research needs of global biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, pharmaceutical and clinical research organizations (CROs). With close to 30 owned and managed research sites across the country, M3 Wake Research is one of the largest independent, multi-site clinical research companies in the US. M3 Wake Research continues to grow through acquisitions and uncompromising commitment to careful planning and execution in accordance with regulatory compliance.

Conducting studies since 1984, M3 Wake Research owns a proprietary patient database of potential clinical trial participants across the US. As of today, our board-certified physicians have completed more than 7,000+ successful clinical trials, while consistently exceeding sponsor expectations for integrity, timeliness, subject enrollment, human protection, and expeditious delivery of accurate evaluable data.

Due to our continued growth, we are hiring for a Clinical Research Diabetes Specialist at Wake Research, an M3 company.  This is a PRN contract position. This is a remote position supporting all of Wake Research's sites. 

Job Description


The Clinical Research Diabetes Specialist performs critical trial-related tasks and makes important trial-related decisions when directed by the Principal Investigator (PI) to do so. The Diabetes Specialist is engaged in aspects of nutrition education and counseling for people living with diabetes and has a significant role in the conduct of research. This position is primarily responsible for the clinical specialty area care for people living with diabetes via virtual visits according to research protocols protecting the health, safety, and welfare of research participants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Including, but not limited to the following:

  • Provide nutrition resource and diabetes education support to clinical investigators and may assist them in protocol development, implementation, and content delivery.
  • Provides patient consultations and education via virtual visits under the direction of the physician in charge of the clinical trial.
  • Assess nutritional status and provide appropriate standard of care guidance and therapy in accordance with research study protocols.
  • Work cooperatively with diverse, interdisciplinary departmental staff and PI to complete visits and submit accurate source documentation.
  • Provide education support related to diabetes medications, continuous glucose monitors, point of care glucometers, and insulin pumps to clinical trial participants.
  • Sets appointments with subjects within the required appointment window.
  • Maintains all necessary licenses, certifications, credentialing materials and other required documents.
  • Stays current on the latest education related to persons living with diabetes, nutrition and food health updates.
  • Reviews and adheres to assigned research study protocol.
  • Maintains proper documentation and completes source documents in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that all clinical activities are carried out in accordance with established research protocol and standards in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedural requirements.
  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members and Sponsor/CRO/Vendor associates.
  • Communicates with the participant as well as the participant’s partner/informant/caregiver.
  • Attend and successfully complete all training programs; participate in ongoing conference calls, webinars, and other professional development opportunities.
  • Complete provided training and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training as required.


  • Our ideal candidate has multi-state licensure as a compact RN or Registered Dietitian
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience of relevant work experience 
  • May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above
  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school with a degree in nursing, dietetics, food and nutrition or related program.
  • Must have Registered Dietitian (RD)/ Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) Certification OR Registered Nurse Certification
  • Must have current and unrestricted State License (RN or RD/RDN) in good standing (as applicable)  
  • Must have Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) or Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) from the Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education (CBDCE) or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Specialized Knowledge in diabetes medications, continuous glucose monitors, point of care glucometers, and Insulin pump knowledge

Additional Information

About M3USA

M3 USA is at the forefront of healthcare innovation, offering digital solutions across healthcare, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, and more. Since our inception in 2000, we’ve seen remarkable growth, fueled by our mission to utilize the internet for a healthier world and more efficient healthcare systems.

Our success is anchored in our trusted digital platforms that engage physician communities globally, facilitating impactful medical education, precise job placement, and insightful market research. M3 USA prides itself on a dynamic and innovative work environment where every team member contributes to global health advancements.

Joining M3 USA means being part of a dedicated team striving to make a significant difference in healthcare. We provide a unique opportunity for you to be at the cutting edge of healthcare innovation, shaping the future in a meaningful career. Embrace the chance to drive change with M3 USA.

*M3 reserves the right to change this job description to meet the business needs of the organization