The Research Nurse for the Cancer Center Clinical Trials Department is responsible for the Protocol Management reviews for active protocols, this in large part includes the determination of patient eligibility for protocol participation by way of chart review, data collection and patient evaluation/assessment identification. In addition the research Nurse is responsible for reporting all adverse drug reactions to the FDA, NCI, Oncology cooperative groups, IRB and sponsoring drug companies. Lastly he/she will conduct patient and staff education on the research process and investigational cancer drugs.
Duties of the Research Nurse for the Cancer Center Clinical Trials Department may include but is not limited to:
- Protocol management-reviews all active protocols. Submits Protocols, amendments, notices and terminations to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for review and approval. Revises protocol consent forms to comply with Federal State and IRB guidelines. Responsible for reporting all adverse drug reactions to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), National Cancer Institute (NCI), Oncology Cooperative Groups, Institutional Review Board (IRB) or sponsoring drug company. Responsible for NCI and drug company audits. Acts as a resource person between SUNY Oncology Divisions outside community attendings, cooperative groups and drug companies for protocol monitoring and information. Coordinates and conducts on-site audits or affilates. Participates and organizes the initiation of studies with pharmaceutical companies and cooperative groups.
- Chart Reviews/Data Collection-Determines patient eligibility for protocol participation by way of review of patients medical records. Responsible for data collection for study analysis. Insures that treatments, evaluations and does modifications are administered per protocol.
- Patient Evaluation/Assessment-Identification of protocol candidates is a major function. Attends Tumor Board conferences, participates in hospital rounds and staff meetings, and reviews surgical and pathology reports of cancer patients for protocol candidates.
- Reviews present protocol patients on therapy to assure toxicity and response to treatment. Follows and maintains records on protocol patients for the duration of the study.
- Patient/Staff Education- Educates patients and families, as well as oncology staff on the research process and investigational cancer drugs.
Required: Degree in Nursing from an accredited school, NYS RN License with at least 3 years of nursing in a clinical setting
Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Oncology and chemotherapy experience, computer literacy, research experience coordinating clinical trials and IRB research training.
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Official Job Title: TH Instructional Support Specialist
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Cancer Outpatient Clinical Services-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 9a to 5pCancer Outpatient Clinical Services-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Oct 5, 2017
Posting End Date: Nov 4, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL3