This position is with the Gynecology/Genitourinary Oncology clinical trials team and involves coordinating a variety of clinical trials that focus on the treatment of bladder, cervical, endometrial, fallopian tube, ovarian, and prostate cancers.
Provides direct are to candidates for and participants in VCU Massey clinical trial research protocols (in collaboration with treating physicians and/or principal/local investigators through recognizing and responding appropriately to deviations from normal, identifying, interpreting, analyzing and evaluating patient’s condition and making alterations in treatment and diagnostic regiments in collaboration with treating physicians/principal/local investigators.
Coordinates the evaluation, treatment and follow-up of clinical trial candidates and participants in inpatient and ambulatory settings, educating staff at local and partner sites about clinical trials & related patient care and consulting with local & collaborating physicians & staff about patient care issues.
Collaborates with providers and research team members to facilitate clinical research nursing and data management components of the clinical trial program.
Evaluates, uses, and refines systems for data collection and collaborates with research team members to ensure data accuracy and integrity.
Collaborates closely with Principal Investigator (PI) and clinical research team to ensure that key federal/state/local regulatory requirements are followed; that institutional operational research objectives are met; and that ethical obligations are kept.
Develops, establishes and maintains productive relationships with VCU colleagues, all customers and contacts at affiliate sites to achieve essential research outcomes.
Current Registered Nurse licensure in Virginia. Current knowledge of cancer treatment and care. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Independent decision-making skills. Venipuncture skills and experience in chemotherapy administration. Clinical experience in oncology. Ability to provide own transportation to meet with patients within service area. Ability to attend meetings within the service area and at training locations. Applicants should possess the ability to work efficiently with a high degree of accuracy while managing competing priorities and demonstrate strong organizational skills.
Preferred qualifications: BSN from an accredited school of nursing, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience with patients on clinical trials.
Internal Number: 570470
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