The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, known as one of the pioneers in personalized cancer medicine, is an international leader in research and cancer treatment. Driven by its mission to end cancer as we know it, the institute is building upon its expertise in targeted treatments to advance the early detection of cancer when the disease is most treatable.
The Knight Clinical Research Management organizationsupports the conduct of translational clinical research aimed at improving the lives of people and families with cancer by applying innovative strategies for cancer prevention, screening diagnosis, and treatment. The support is provided through proactive, high quality and efficient study management in compliance with federal regulations and local policies and procedures. This fast-paced and highly intense research environment requires management of complex clinical research studies involving a very vulnerable and sick population.
The Research Nurse is responsible for the clinical research activities for cancer clinical research studies conducted at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute. The Research Nurse works collaboratively with other staff and provides services, as assigned by the supervisor, in furtherance of the universitys mission and goals. The primary objectives of this position are to recruit, screen, monitor and document the subjects responses to treatment. The Research Nurse provides monitoring and clinical expertise to ensure protocol adherence and accurate data collection. In addition to direct research responsibilities, the individual is this position is responsible for mentoring OHSU or affiliate site staff members, and identifying opportunities for and implementing process improvement.
Key responsibilities :
Clinical Responsibilities (70%) :Oversees and assists in providing and assuring the highest standard of care for subjects involved in oncology clinical trials at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute.
Professional responsibilities (10%): Attends study initiation meetings and monitor visits, assists with FDA inspections and query resolution, reviews billing schedule and validates Beacon, SAE grading and documentation.
Process Improvement (10%) :Identifies opportunities for and implements process improvements, in collaboration with others within the Knight Cancer Institute.
Training/Mentoring (10%) : Mentors clinical research staff members and participates in mentoring program of affiliate site Research Nurse shadowing at OHSU.
Every Knight Cancer employee is expected to embody our guiding principles:
We act BOLDLYBreakthroughs require pushing the boundaries of science, exploring new frontiers, and thinking differently
We SUPPORT each otherRespect leads to trust, which leads to excellence
We work as a CONNECTED team We must leverage our collective brain power to conquer cancer because no one individual can do it alone
BSN with 6+ years of experience OR Masters with 3 years of experience
Active RN license in the state of Oregon
Basic Life Support Certification
Significant independent judgement/responsibility
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks at one time
Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills: both written and verbal
Ability to work independently and as part of a team while being collaborative in resolving problems
Proficiency with computers running Windows and PC applications e.g. MS Excel, Oracle, Access, Word and PowerPoint
Excellent customer service skills, both on the phone and in person
Energy and drive to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to use tact and diplomacy to maintain effective working relationships
3 years of oncology experience and/or 3 years of research experience
Research certification (SoCRA, ACRP)
Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application.
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