MCC Clinical Nurse Liaison

Lexington, KY
May 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Markey Cancer Center, Clinical Research Organization has an opening for a Cancer Clinical Research Nurse Navigator for Clinical Trials.

This position will provide resources to aid referring physicians from community hospitals and self-referred patients to find and volunteer for participation in complex clinical trials of the center, both for inpatient and outpatient care.

This position will offer timely, integrated, and coordinated assessment of eligibility for trials, pre-appointment testing (advanced imaging, biopsy, pathologic assessment and laboratory evaluation), assistance and rapid attainment of appointments for Markey clinical research providers which will enhance the physician referrals for clinical trials and the patient experience while at Markey, facilitate communication, and ensure timeliness of referrals, and essential part of clinical trial participation.

Job Title
MCC Clinical Nurse Liaison

Requisition Number

Working Title
Cancer Clinical Research Nurse Navigator for Clinical Trials

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Licensed Nurse and Research Certification

Physical Requirements

Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds, or standing/walking/sitting for long periods of time.


Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm (40 hrs/wk)


Microsoft Office Suite and SCM

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree plus five years oncology experience preferred

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you currently licensed by the state of Kentucky as a Registered Nurse (RN) or eligible to obtain license by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a current SOCRA (Society of Clinical Research Associates) certification or ACRP (Association of Clinical Research Professionals) certification or are you eligible to obtain this by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Describe a time when you provided exceptional quality service to a patient/caregiver in an inpatient or outpatient setting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe a time when you evaluated a patient for eligibility for a clinical trial and its outcome.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe how you handle competing demands and prioritize your schedule.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Institute for Diversity
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita


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