The Gastroenterology Oncology Nurse is a Registered Nurse who manages the direct care of patients cared for within Pancreas Medical Oncology, part of the Pancreas Center and Division of Hematology and Oncology. This position reports directly to the Director of Pancreas Medical Oncology.
Conduct discussions pertaining to clinical trial eligibility and interventions
Attend and/or perform visits
Perform physical assessments within the scope of their nursing practice
Monitor patient responses intra- and post-study drug administration
Responsible for timely nursing documentation as per Division of Hematology and Oncology Guidelines
Coordinates with the research team and updates the Clinical Trials Portfolio in collaboration with the Director of Pancreas Medical Oncology.
Collaborates with the research team in coordinating patient visit.
Prepare documents for dissemination to collaborating institutions regarding accruing clinical trials with appropriate supervision
Organize and manage a multicenter tumor board with the goal to accrue subjects on clinical trials across institutions
Obtain patient documents necessary for prescreening of patients to actively accruing clinical trials and coordinate with other clinical departments to expedite patient enrollment
Assist w/ pre-certifications and prior authorizations for procedures / prescriptions
Prescription call-ins / renewals
Self-directed review of new protocols, and reeducation on existing protocols
Participate in writing of new protocols, informed consents, laboratory manuals, grants, and manuscripts.
Completing required study-related training (i.e. review of educational slides)
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience
Minimum related experience:
Minimum licensing requirements:
New York State RN license required.
Minimum certification requirements:
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 504273
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