Clinical Research Registered Nurse (RN)

Employer
US Oncology
Location
Austin, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 17, 2022
Closes
Jan 27, 2022
Ref
6135
Contract Type
Permanent
Overview

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Texas Oncology's Covid 19 vaccine mandate policy requires that all new hires be vaccinated or obtain an approved exemption before their start date. More information will be provided to you throughout the interview process.

 

 

Texas Oncology is looking for a full-time Clinical Research Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team! This position will support the South Austin location (4101 James Casey St., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78745).This position also offers a one-time $2,500 sign-on bonus. Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma.  Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today—at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve “More breakthroughs. More victories.” ® in their fight against cancer.  Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.

Why work for us?
Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas.  We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.

 

What does the Clinical Research RN do?
The Clinical Research RN is responsible for the screening, enrollment, and maintenance of patients on clinical trials.  Duties include assuring protocol compliance for all patients on trial, participation in consent process, ongoing assessments for changes in condition and adverse events, accurate and timely documentation/data entry, responsible for education and training of other staff and patients, serves a liaison between departments to assure proper conduct of trials. Ensures site research quality by practicing in compliance with US Oncology Research, Inc. (USOR) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), principles of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and applicable federal, state, and local regulations through OSHA, CDC and HIPPA. Supports and adheres to US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics Business Standards.


Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Work closely with physicians to identify and screen potential patients for clinical trial participation
  • Present trial concepts and details to oncology patients while conducting the informed consent process.
  • Assess patients for adverse events and/or changes in condition
  • Provide staff and patient education regarding the management and administration of investigational product
  • Ensure accurate and timely documentation and data entry to meet trial requirements
  • Serve as a liaison between clinic departments to ensure proper trial conduct

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the Clinical Research Nurse (RN) will have the following background and experience: 

  • Graduate from an accredited program for nursing education required (BSN preferred)
  • Current licensure as a registered nurse in state of practice
  • Current BLCS or ACLS certification required
  • Minimum 3 years of nursing experience required, preferably in oncology.
  • OCN certification strongly preferred
  • CCRC or CCRP certification preferred
Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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