Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
|ResponsibilitiesCoordinate all research activities related primarily to oncology clinical trials in the Clinical Research Unit (CRU) Translational Team for the Department of Medicine, Hematology Oncology Division. Perform nursing assessment and symptom management of patients enrolled in clinical trials. Responsible for in-service training on new trials, see patients in clinics with PI, regulatory compliance, patient recruitment, enrollment and education, research chart documentation, data collection, and quality assurance. Disseminate protocol information to health care professionals and the public. Participate in quality assurance or other Clinical Research Unit committees as required.
QualificationsClinical research experience, with in-depth knowledge of clinical oncology. Nursing degree and Calif. license (RN). Working knowledge of good clinical practices for clinical research. Ability to work efficiently and complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy. Ability to organize multiple projects for efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Ability to work and solve problems with minimal supervision. Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively. Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate research procedures. Ability to concentrate and focus on tasks in a work environment that contains distracting stimulus. Ability to be flexible in handling work delegated by more than one individual. Strong interpersonal communication skills to effectively and diplomatically interact with others. Strong written communication skills. Typing & computer skill/ability including word-processing, use of spreadsheet, e-mail and data entry. Ability to perform nursing assessments and interventions with acutely ill oncology patients using strong clinical judgment and up to date oncology knowledge. Ability to travel to investigator's meetings. Car and ability to travel to multiple sites. Ability to conduct in-service training to staff.