Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Type: Full Time
Academic / Faculty
Academic / Research
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 2023-17506
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Clinical Research Coordinator
Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center, located in Eugene, has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Research Coordinator. This position is open to both non-clinical applicants (CRC), as well as clinical (RN CRC).
Employment Type: Full Time – 40hr/week Benefits: M/D/V, Life Ins., 401(k) Location: Eugene, OR
Under direct supervision of a physician and nurse (if applicable), is responsible for enlisting, maintaining, and assuring protocol compliance for all patients on clinical trials. Collaborates with physician in determining eligibility of patients for clinical trials. Provides education to staff and patients. Ensures site research quality by practicing in compliance with US Oncology Research, Inc. (USOR) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), principles of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Supports and adheres to US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics Business Standards.
Screens potential patients for protocol eligibility.
Presents trial concepts and details to the patients, participates in the informed consent process, and enrolls patients on protocol.
Coordinates patient care in compliance with protocol requirements.
In collaboration with the physician, reviews patients for changes in condition, adverse events, concomitant medication use, protocol compliance, response to study drug and thoroughly documents all findings.
Responsible for accurate and timely data collection, documentation, entry, and reporting.
Schedules and participates in monitoring and auditing activities.
Maintains regulatory documents in accordance with USOR SOP and applicable regulations.
Participates in required training and education programs.
Responsible for education of clinic staff regarding clinical research.
May collaborate with Research Site Leader in the study selection process.
Additional responsibilities may include working directly with other (non-USOR) research bases and/or sponsors.
Provides a safe environment for patients, families, and clinical staff at all time through compliance with all federal, state, and professional regulatory standards as issued through OSHA and the CDC. Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.
RN-CRC Specific Duties:
May disburse investigational drug and provide patient teaching regarding administration.
Maintains investigational drug accountability.
Associate's degree in nursing, BSN degree preferred.
RN License in OR REQUIRED
Minimum one to three(1-3) year of experience in a clinical or scientific related discipline, preferably in oncology.
About Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center
Vision – What we will be in the futureWillamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center is a comprehensive cancer institute offering multidisciplinary care and research built around the patient. Within the next five years, we will strengthen and enhance our model of care through diagnostics, complementary care, genetic risk assessment, palliative care, patient navigators, rehabilitative services, screening, survivorship, and end of life planning. We will also meet the challenges of a changing healthcare environment by structuring our practice around the reporting of meaningful outcomes and continuous improvement.Mission – What we do every dayWe offer hope. We guide and navigate. We are our patients’ strongest advocates.Values – What guides our behavior and decisionsQuality of lifeWe believe in the quality of life. We work to improve the lives of our patients, their families, our employees and our community by honoring the value of life and time.Quality careWe believe in evidence based medicine, outcomes, transparency, research and access to care. We are inquisitive, open to new ideas and committed to measurement. We believe in maintaining and advancing the highest standards of... medicine and technology.IntegrityWe believe in doing what is right. We demonstrate this by being accountable and honoring our commitments. We communicate openly, frequently and honestly. At WVCI integrity is mandatory, not optional.CollaborationWe believe the highest quality care and best problem solving happens when we work together for the benefit of our patients. As leaders and innovators in the delivery of cancer care we are at our best when we work closely with each other, our patients, their family, our staff and our medical colleagues.CommunityWe believe in service, participation and being visible in our community. We advocate for improvements in the health and quality of life of our patients, their families and our community.Customer ServiceWe believe great customer experiences are sincere and part of healing. We attend to small details, anticipate needs, and are responsive, gracious hosts. We listen carefully, seek feedback and continuously improve ourselves and our practice as leaders and innovators in the delivery of patient care. Our customers are our patients, family members, physicians, visitors, co-workers and members of our community.