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Clinical Research Coordinator (Registered Nurse)

The US Oncology Network


Location:
Denver, Colorado
Date:
11/01/2017
2017-11-012017-12-01
Categories:
  • Clinical Operations
The US Oncology Network
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Position summary

Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Colorado's largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Clinical Research Coordinator in Denver.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Screens potential patients for protocol eligibility. Presents trial concepts and details to the patients, participates in the informed consent process, and enrolls patients on protocol. -Coordinates patient care in compliance with protocol requirements. May disburse investigational drug and provide patient teaching regarding administration. Maintains investigational drug accountability.-In collaboration with the physician, reviews patients for changes in condition, adverse events, concomitant medication use, protocol compliance, response to study drug and thoroughly documents all findings.-Responsible for accurate and timely data collection, documentation, entry, and reporting. Schedules and participates in monitoring and auditing activities.-Maintains regulatory documents in accordance with USOR SOP and applicable regulations.-Participates in required training and education programs. Responsible for education of clinic staff regarding clinical research.-May collaborate with Research Site Leader in the study selection process.-Additional responsibilities may include working directly with other (non-USOR) research bases and/or sponsors. -Identify quality and performance improvement opportunities and collaborates with staff in the development of action plans to improve quality. -May be responsible for compiling and reporting protocol activity, accrual data, and research financial information to practice administration and physicians. -May oversee the preparation of orders by physicians to assure that protocol compliance is maintained. Communicates with physician regarding study requirements, need for dose modification, and adverse event reporting. -Provides a safe environment for patients, families, and clinical staff at all times through compliance with all federal, state, and professional regulatory standards as issued through OSHA and the CDC. Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

 Graduate from an accredited program for nursing education. Minimum 3 years of nursing experience, preferably in oncology. Experience in clinical research preferred. Current licensure as a registered nurse in state of practice. Current BLCS or ACLS certification required. OCN, SoCRA or ACRP certification preferred.

 All candidates are required to pass a drug screening and background check prior to hire.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

 

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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