Pediatric Oncology Research Nurse (R-RN2)

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Pediatric Oncology Research Nurse (R-RN2)🔍School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United StatesNew📁Research📅5 days ago Post Date📅87513 Requisition #Pediatric Oncology Research Nurse (R-RN2)
The Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI) is one of an elitenumber of National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers inthe country, and is a prominent, dynamic, growing and complex Institute withinthe Stanford University School of Medicine. The SCI actively works to build synergies and collaborations amongfaculty with cancer-relevant expertise from four Schools and over 30departments across Stanford University. We seek a Pediatric Oncology Research Nurse (R-RN2) to help us enact ourmission to reduce cancer mortality through comprehensive programs of cancerresearch, treatment, education and outreach. Given the SCI’s mission, breadth, and depth, it employs over 320 staffmembers in a fast-paced, team-oriented, and forward-thinking environment withtremendous opportunities for personal and professional growth. The Cancer Clinical Trials Office (CCTO) isan integral component of the Stanford Cancer Institute since the vital workperformed there enables our adult and pediatric cancer centers to translateresearch from the laboratory into the clinical setting. You will be working with an unparalleledleading edge community of faculty and staff who are fundamentally changing theworld of health care in the cancer arena.

The Pediatric Oncology Research Nurse (R-RN2) will be under thedirection of the Associate Director of Pediatric Oncology clinical research,applying medical knowledge and experience to oversee and direct clinical courseof research participants in clinical trials. The R-RN2 will assess physicalhealth and administer treatments throughout the study aligned with "Scopeof Practice" delegated responsibilities, oversee study conduct, and ensurestudy participant safety. The R-RN2 will work specifically with the PediatricOncology liquid tumor research team.


  • Ensure the safetyof study participants, and maintain communication with theirfamilies/caregivers and clinicians.
  • Provide clinicaland administrative nursing support and oversight for research clinical trialsbased on scope of practice. Collaborate with clinical staff, researchers,outside vendors, and other staff to administer treatment and study protocols.May coordinate multi-site studies.
  • Develop and managebudget for research study, and oversee resources including funds, personnel,and equipment as needed. Coordinate and collaborate with principal investigatorto review study protocol and assess and analyze feasibility, budgetprojections, and staffing needs.
  • Conduct studyparticipant evaluations according to the study protocol, assess adverse events,and apply triage and judgment to determine course of action.
  • Oversee andpotentially administer medications and treatments per study protocol for outstudy participant research participants.
  • Comply withinstitutional policies, standard operating procedures, and guidelines, andprepare and submit documentation as required by the study protocol, studysponsor, and regulatory authorities. Interpret complex protocols and regulatoryrequirements. Oversee and manage essential regulatory documents and handleconfidential information (verbal and written) with tact and diplomacy, adheringto all HIPAA guidelines.
  • Supervisenon-clinical research staff as needed.
  • Identify, recruit,and enroll study participants, as well as maintain study participant recordsand determine study participant criteria.
  • Host externalaudits (Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, etc.).
  • Support sponsorinvestigator research with Investigational New Drug/Investigational DeviceExemption applications.
* - Other duties mayalso be assigned


Two years of experience in pediatric hematology oncology research.


Bachelor'sdegree in nursing or equivalent, and five years of experience in nursing, withat least two years in a research setting.

  • Demonstratedability to work with research subjects of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Verbal and writtencommunication skills to convey medical and research-related information toresearch subjects of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Ability toidentify confidential and sensitive information (written and verbal).
  • Ability toimplement good clinical practices in all interactions with study participants,their families, and colleagues.
  • Ability toidentify adverse reactions to study treatments and the required study protocol documentationto record these activities.
  • Ability toimplement study protocols with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to providework direction to research support staff.
  • Demonstrateunderstanding of good clinical practices and regulatory compliance.
  • Demonstratedexperience with electronic data capture, including database management.
  • Demonstratedability to perform the functions of the position with minimal supervision.

  • Current license as a California Registered Nurse.
  • Certified Research Administrator or Clinical ResearchCoordinator preferred.
  • Current basic CPR certification.
  • Frequentlystand/walk, sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, use a telephone, writing byhand, sort/file paperwork or parts, twist/bend/stoop/squat, and grasplightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionallyreach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, operate foot and/or handcontrols.
  • Rarelykneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), scrub/sweep/mop/chop/mix,operate a manual pipette.
  • Ability to obtainand maintain a valid California non-commercial class license and operatevehicle during daylight hours.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, theUniversity will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disabilitywho requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or herjob.

  • May be required to work with, take specific precautionsagainst, and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.
  • May be exposed to blood borne pathogens.
  • On call 24 hours/day.
  • Takes on-call resource phone coverage for oncology team (solidand liquid tumors, neuro-oncology) for 6-8 weeks per year.
  • Frequent travel, might include international travel.

  • InterpersonalSkills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues andclients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture ofSafety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value forsafety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based ontraining and lessons learned.
  • Subject to andexpected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures,including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found inthe University's Administrative Guide,
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Posted: 10/14/2020
Application Due: 12/13/2020
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