The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to work in the Research Capacity to join our team in a full time position within the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood Marrow Transplant (BMT) for Clinical research. Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients. The division plays active roles in the Children's Oncology Group (COG), Dana Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and National Experimental Therapeutics Consortium (Head Start), Therapeutic Advances for Childhood Leukemia (TACL) and Genomic Analysis Informs Novel/ Individualized Cancer Therapy (GAIN/iCAT) consortia. Embedded within the division are the "PIPseq" (Precision in Pediatrics through Sequencing) precision oncology and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation Developmental Therapeutics (PCFDTP) Programs. Columbia serves as the hub for a citywide effort to provide whole exome sequencing to all children with cancer and is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated COG Phase I center serving the New York, Northern New Jersey and Connecticut tri-state region with a population in excess of 20 million. This position will report to the Section Head, Oncology, Division Director and Divisional Administrator for the Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the coordination, oversight and administration of clinical research protocols.
Screening prospective study participants
Obtaining informed consent and medical history
Coordinating study visits
Evaluations and procedures
Instructing participants about use of study products or drugs
Completing case report forms
Filing serious adverse event reports
Developing and overseeing a quality management plan
Preparation of regulatory documents for IRB submission
Attending staff meetings
Providing in-services with physicians, nurses and support staff about protocol requirements
Serve as a liaison between PI's and study sponsors in both outpatient and inpatient areas
Serves as a liaison with pharmacy and research pharmacy
All other duties as assigned.
Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience required plus four years of related experience.
Must have at least 3-5 years of previous related work experience in pediatrics preferred.
Must Have NYS NP license and maintain and renew when necessary
Able to function independently with minimal supervision
Has excellent organizational and analytical skills and a high degree of flexibility
Has excellent written and oral communication skills
Has contact with External Public
Light Level of Physical Activity Required
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 513073
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