Are you interested in developing your skills as Clinical Trials Nurse working with Oncology patients
We are providers:
Compassionate, evidence-based nursing to Oncology patients and their families living with cancer in a healing and creative environment. Dedicated to relationship-based care for patients and staff. Involved in extensive clinical trials growing cancer treatment. Enrolled in ongoing educational opportunities and skill development. Nursing at MSK
Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm. A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that maintains high standards of nursing care within the organization. Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged, using both formal and informal development Approachable and comfortable with diverse groups of people and able to make others comfortable with you. An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding. Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Work within a Nurse-Physician based Ambulatory Care Practice Model. Facilitate accrual of appropriate patients to clinical trials. Coordinate patient care activities and participate in the conduct of studies for patients enrolled in clinical trials for multiple services including medicine and radiation oncology, etc. Educate those patients and their families regarding clinical trials in general and the specifics of the proposed clinical trial. Provide as an integral member of the clinical research team to research study participants direct nursing care, patient and study assessments, education and patient/ family support. Collaborate with principal investigator to review new protocols from a nursing perspective and participate in multidisciplinary discussion for approval. Implement the standards for research protocols in compliance with regulatory, institutional and external agencies. Act as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide continuity of care to patients throughout various stages of treatment on protocol and follow-up.
New Jersey/New York State RN license Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing Three years clinical Nursing experience 1.5 2 years of oncology experience required Clinical research nursing experience preferred but not necessary Proficiency with clinical and office software (Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel)
10-hour shifts with a flexed schedule
This opportunity requires travel to MSKCC's Manhattan campus and to other MSKCC regional sites for cross coverage, scheduled meetings and training.
Internal Number: 2019-38192
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.