Research Nurse/ Coordinator assume responsibility for the overall coordination of oncology research trials from all aspects. This position will be responsible for identifying clinical trials, feasibility reviews and study activation. Screens for potential patients for clinical trial opportunities, educating patients and families about research and, obtaining and developing research data, and monitoring compliance with research protocols. Responsible for Oncology study coordination and study implementation in collaboration with the participating physicians, their staff, regulatory staff and study sponsor. Maintains strong communication with physicians, nurses, pharmacy and other key persons regarding available protocols. Maintains protocol integrity through adherence of protocol requirements. Responsible for data management as required per protocol. Must be self-starter/motivated, detail-oriented, willing to develop the clinical research service line within the Oncology programs. Knowledge of oncology nursing practices preferred. Willing to learn and train on required clinical research database and clinical trial management system.
Bachelors degree in health related field (BA, BS, BSN) and two years experience in health related field required; OR Associate in Nursing with four years experience in health related field required. Current SC RN license required (for nurse applicants). Certification in research (CCRC, CCRP) preferred. One year oncology and clinical research experience preferred.
Membership in a Clinical Research Professional organization (ACRP, SoCRA, etc...) within 1 year of hire or as eligible based on research experience<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" />
Must be able to work as a team member with other Research staff, doctors, departments, community, and other components.
Must have own transportation to other hospitals and doctors' offices.
Must be flexible in responsibilities and work schedule
Travel required to attend NCI meetings