Clinical Research and Compliance Nurse Coordinator (CRCNC)
Working Title: Clinical Research and Compliance Nurse Coordinator (CRCNC)
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: Cancer Center
Posting Date: 03-28-2017
Opportunities for cancer patients to enroll in clinical trials within the Cancer Center are increasing. In order to meet the needs of our patients, the Cancer Center's Office of Clinical Research (CC OCR) is seeking a Clinical Nurse Research and Compliance Nurse Coordinator to assist with the coordination and management of clinical trials in Oncology. This position may serve as a coordinator for various oncology study teams; however, it is anticipated that the first assignment will be conducting Bio activated T Cell trials.
The Clinical Research and Compliance Nurse Coordinator (CRCNC) is responsible for coordination of complex and comprehensive trials across multiple diseases. These trials may be conducted in the inpatient and/or outpatient settings. The incumbent will perform a full range of clinical research duties including but not limited to: screening and accrual of patients, administering treatments as appropriate, symptom management, collecting and documenting patient information pertinent to the trial; both in the patient's electronic medical record as well as in the clinical research files. The CRCNC serves as a resource for nursing (outpatient, inpatient, and home care), medical staff and other clinical research staff. The employee focuses on the long-term goals of each clinical research trial and may supervise some staff. This position reports to the Clinical Research Manager in the Cancer Center.
This position is restricted and contingent upon continuation of funding.
To be considered for the position, candidates must have a Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing, current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Virginia by appointment start date, and at least four years of clinical experience. The ideal candidate possess oncology nursing experience or acute care nursing experience as well as human subject protection training. Coordination of clinical research trials is a plus.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
2. Strong interpersonal skills.
3. Ability to work in teams.
4. Ability to work autonomously.
5. Ability to problem-solve.
6. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
7. Ability to set priorities and reprioritize quickly.
8. Ability to work comfortably in a fast-paced clinic setting.
9. Comfort in handling change and new situations.
10. Ability to learn quickly.
11. Ability to utilize computers and basic computer programs.
12. Working knowledge of the clinical research process and the regulations that govern it.
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