Research Nurse, Perlmutter Cancer Center, Clinical Trials Office
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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Nurse. This position offers a full-time work schedule of 4 days a week.
As an Oncology Research Nurse you will work directly with patients and health care providers throughout the course of cancer clinical trials, and will play a key role in ensuring the compliant and ethical conduct of cancer clinical research. As a core member of the research team, you will evaluate eligibility of our patients to participate in clinical trials, educate patients and families about the trial, coordinate the informed consent process and trial enrollment. Responsibilities include the tracking of symptoms and medications, and coordinating care to ensure patients are treated in compliance with the clinical trial protocol. You will provide expert guidance on symptom management to ensure patient safety and compliance with the protocol and will collaborate with all members of the research team to effectively direct and manage all aspects of the research protocol under the supervision of the principal investigator and the Perlmutter Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office. In this role you are an integral member of a team that advances clinical care and places you at the cutting edge of cancer research.
To qualify you must have a NYS RN License with current registration.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) required
Prior RN experience in a clinical setting preferred.
Experience coordinating clinical/research trials studies preferred.
Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as World, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook.
Effective verbal and written communication skills, and strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to interface effectively with all levels of staff and management
Ability to work within a team environment as well as independently. Commitment to continuous learning.
Ability to manage time, multi task and prioritize work. Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems; ability to work well under pressure.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Oncology Nursing Society membership preferred.
Participates in performance improvement initiatives in the Cancer Center, such as work redesign initiatives, audits of departmental studies, and related work. Utilizes evidence-based practice methods to improve patient care. Follows Good Clinical Practice guidelines and federal regulations (IHC, April 1996).
Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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