Research Manager, Registered Nurse (RN)

US Oncology
Flower Mound, TX
Jan 11, 2018
Jan 16, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Texas Oncology is searching for a full-time Research Manager, Registered Nurse (RN) that will oversee a portion of our North Texas locations including Denton, Flower Mound, Plano, Sherman, McKinney and the Irving Proton Therapy Center. The Research Manager, Registered Nurse (RN) manages the Practices Research Department programs, operations, and staff. 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. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

Texas Oncology delivers high-quality, high-touch care to help cancer patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories."® in their fight against cancer. We are an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends.

Texas Oncology has more than 175 locations throughout Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our network is not a single institution. It is the driving passion of more than 420 physicians collectively focused on treating cancer and blood disorders with leading-edge technology and innovative research no matter where you live. On average, we treat more than 50,000 new cancer patients each year, with documented growth year over year. Texas Oncology pioneered the concept of community-based, outpatient, multidisciplinary cancer centers. We give local communities access to leading-edge technology that was previously only available in larger metropolitan areas. Texas Breast Specialists and Texas Urology Specialists are a part of Texas Oncology. Texas Oncology is an affiliate of The U.S. Oncology Network, which is owned by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation.


-Manages a Practices clinical research program and operations in accordance with USON SOP and ICH GCP guidelines. Responsible for ensuring at the administrative level that all research activities are coordinated with affected departments within the practice.

- Collaborates with the Site Research Leader (SRL), physicians of the practice and research committee in the process of study selection for the research program. Develops and implements research budgets that include accrual targets and financial objectives for each research location, in collaboration with practice management. Responsible for promoting or marketing research programs to the practice, community and referring physicians. Coordinates research activities with other (non-USOR) bases or sponsors.

-Develops research accountability standards, metrics, and reports and identifies areas for improvement. Collaborates with site research leader (SRL) and research staff in the implementation of action plans designed to improve practice research operations and quality assurance functions.

-Leads meetings and facilitates groups to achieve desired results. Utilizes facilitation tools to ensure participation, innovation and decision-making among group; effectively uses group process techniques.

-Develops and implements short term goals that align with the companys vision and business goals. Cascades goals down to staffs' annual objectives.

-Develops and maintains current policy and procedural manual and communicates plans appropriately throughout the organization. Coaches and develops staff. Provides on-going job related education and training of staff. May develop training materials.

-Responsible for the recruitment, interviewing, recommending hires, assessing performance, recommending salary changes, progressive discipline, and retention of staff. Enforces adherence to USON policies.

-Other duties as requested or assigned.


- Bachelors degree in a clinical or scientific related discipline desired, Bachelors degree nursing strongly preferred

- Minimum of seven years nursing experience, clinical or scientific related discipline, preferably in oncology

- Minimum of two years of supervisory experience preferred

- RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state

- Current BCLS or ACLS certification required for nurses

- SoCRA or ARCP certification preferred


The vision of Texas Oncology is to be the first choice for cancer care. We have high standards for patient satisfaction and offer exceptional value in cancer care. We also strive to advance clinical research and develop innovative approaches to treatment of oncology and hematology disorders.

The mission of Texas Oncology is to provide excellent, evidence-based care for each patient we serve, while advancing cancer care for tomorrow. To this end, we give patients access to the highest quality cancer care available today within their own local communities. Our cutting-edge technologies, treatments and research are offered in welcoming and comfortable environments. We maintain comprehensive quality oversight and responsible financial management. At all times, we pride ourselves in being moral, ethical and efficient as a medical practice and employer.

We extend an extremely competitive offering of benefits to employees, including Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401-k with a matching component, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability and Wellness & Perks Programs.

Come join our growing organization and enjoy knowing that you work for an organization dedicated to making the lives of others better.

The US Oncology Network 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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The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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