Oncology Clincl Research Nurse

Job Title: Oncology Clincl Research Nurse
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 229582
Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university and licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia with a minimum of two years of clinical experience in a specialized area; Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification.
Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university and licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia with a minimum of four years of clinical experience in a specialized area; Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Ability to maintain confidentiality
Familiarity with medical terminology
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Detail-oriented with strong organizational and prioritization skills
Experience in performing blood draws and preparing specimens
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases or willingness to learnPreferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a health-related field or life sciences with ten years¿ experience in oncology or clinical research
  • CCRC certification or eligibility
  • ACLS, PALS, OCN from American Heart Association
Responsibilities This position provides research coordination for assigned oncology studies. Responsibilities include becoming familiar with study protocols, reviewing charts and screening potential study participants, conducting study procedures that may include blood draws and preparing specimens for shipment and testing, reading lab results, collecting and entering study data and preparing and maintaining documents. The duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Evaluation and Implementation of Clinical Trials: Review study protocols, primary disease category, and investigational drug information. Be familiar with all study requirements. Communicate and make arrangements with the different areas of AU that may be involved in the study (ice, radiology, laboratory services, pathology, patient scheduling, etc.). Set up studies according to sponsor requirements and IRB policies. Adapt study for changes due to study amendments and extensions.
  • Recruitment of Subjects: Be familiar with inclusion/exclusion criteria. Prepare recruitment plan with Principal Investigators. Prepare any advertisements for Institutional approval. Prepare correspondence to potential sources for patient accrual. Become the liaison between sources of referral (i.e. clinical staff, community groups, and referring physicians) and Principal Investigator. Screen patients for inclusion/exclusion criteria. Verify informed consent procedures.
  • Conduct of Study: Schedule patient visits, laboratory tests and procedures. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, dispense investigational drugs per protocol and AU requirements. Obtain laboratory samples. Obtain vital signs, perform ECGs when required and assist physician with physical examinations. Conduct Good Clinical Practices.
  • Medical Management: Assess patient's general health. Accurately report all adverse events within required time frame to sponsor and IRB. Notify Principal Investigator of patient's condition. Provide assistance to Principal Investigators for management of adverse events. Schedule any required follow-up procedures for resolution of adverse events.
  • Study Documentation and CRF Completion: Help maintain all FDA and sponsor required regulatory documents. Ensure documentation and reporting of required procedures/tests and study information. Accurately complete source documents. Work with data coordinators to accurately complete case report forms and other data entry in a timely manner. Enters patient information into OnCore.
  • Reports and Financial Documentation: Complete all reports, including the annual study continuation report required by IRB. Prepare forms and submit Investigational New Drug (IND) Safety Reports to the IRB.
  • Other Duties: Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Shift/Salary Shift: Days/M-F, Work outside of the normal business hours may be required. Pay Grade: 22 Salary: $64,553/Annually - $76,000/Annually Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: Until FilledConditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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