Pediatric Oncology Research Nurse 2

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Pediatric Oncology Research Nurse 2

Stanford University

Job Number:
88987

Pediatric Oncology Research Nurse 2

The Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI) is one of an elite number of National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country, and is a prominent, dynamic, growing and complex Institute within the Stanford University School of Medicine. The SCI actively works to build synergies and collaborations among faculty with cancer-relevant expertise from four Schools and over 30 departments across Stanford University. We seek a Research Nurse 2 (RN2) to help us enact our mission to reduce cancer mortality through comprehensive programs of cancer research, treatment, education and outreach. Given the SCI's mission, breadth, and depth, it employs over 320 staff members in a fast-paced, team-oriented, and forward-thinking environment with tremendous opportunities for personal and professional growth. The Cancer Clinical Trials Office (CCTO) is an integral component of the Stanford Cancer Institute since the vital work performed there enables our adult and pediatric cancer centers to translate research from the laboratory into the clinical setting. You will be working with an unparalleled leading edge community of faculty and staff who are fundamentally changing the world of health care in the cancer arena.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Clinical Research, the RN2 will be conversant in the goals, mission and priorities of the Institute, and utilize this knowledge to apply medical knowledge and experience to oversee and direct clinical course of research participants in clinical trials. We are seeking candidates with excellent clinical judgement, attention to detail, and adaptability. Our staff run toward challenges, and you will have a demonstrated history of doing the same with a high degree of professionalism, initiative and flexibility. Responsibilities include assessing physical health, administering treatments throughout the study aligned with "Scope of Practice" delegated responsibilities, overseeing study conduct, and ensuring study participant safety.

Duties include:

  • Ensure the safety of study participants and maintain communication with their families/caregivers and clinicians.
  • Provide clinical and administrative nursing support and oversight for research clinical trials based 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 manage budget for research study, and oversee resources including funds, personnel, and equipment as needed. Coordinate and collaborate with principal investigator to review study protocol and assess and analyze feasibility, budget projections, and staffing needs.
  • Conduct study participant evaluations according to the study protocol, assess adverse events, and apply triage and judgment to determine course of action.
  • Oversee and potentially administer medications and treatments per study protocol for out study participant research participants.
  • Comply with institutional policies, standard operating procedures, and guidelines, and prepare and submit documentation as required by the study protocol, study sponsor, and regulatory authorities. Interpret complex protocols and regulatory requirements. Oversee and manage essential regulatory documents and handle confidential information (verbal and written) with tact and diplomacy, adhering to all HIPAA guidelines.
  • Supervise non-clinical research staff as needed.
  • Identify, recruit, and enroll study participants, as well as maintain study participant records and determine study participant criteria.
  • Host external audits (Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, etc.).
  • Support sponsor investigator research with Investigational New Drug/Investigational Device Exemption applications.


* - Other duties may also be assigned

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Two years of experience in clinical research nursing and 2-4 years of experience in pediatric oncology. Knowledge of clinical research contracts and budgets. Knowledge of the research process.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

Bachelor's degree in nursing or equivalent, and four years of experience in nursing, with at least two years in a research setting.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
  • Demonstrated ability to work with research subjects of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Verbal and written communication skills to convey medical and research-related information to research subjects of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Ability to identify confidential and sensitive information (written and verbal).
  • Ability to implement good clinical practices in all interactions with study participants, their families, and colleagues.
  • Ability to identify adverse reactions to study treatments and the required study protocol documentation to record these activities.
  • Ability to implement study protocols with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to provide work direction to research support staff.
  • Demonstrate understanding of good clinical practices and regulatory compliance.
  • Demonstrated experience with electronic data capture, including database management.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the functions of the position with minimal supervision.


CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
  • Current license as a California Registered Nurse.
  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) preferred.
  • Certified Research Administrator or Clinical Research Coordinator preferred.
  • Current basic CPR certification.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Frequently stand/walk, sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, use a telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, twist/bend/stoop/squat, and grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, operate foot and/or hand controls.
  • Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), scrub/sweep/mop/chop/mix, operate a manual pipette.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California non-commercial class license and operate vehicle during daylight hours.


* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • May be required to work with, take specific precautions against, and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.
  • May be exposed to blood borne pathogens.
  • On call duties may include 24 hours/day coverage on designated shifts.
  • Might include travel (domestic and/or international).


WORK STANDARDS:
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4592
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: K
  • Department URL: http://cancer.stanford.edu/
  • Requisition ID: 88987


Job:

Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States
Schedule:
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To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







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