Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Clinical Research Nurse, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Georgetown University Medical Center
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Clinical Research Nurse, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center - Georgetown University Medical Center
The Clinical Research Nurse serves as coordinator for phase I, II and III clinical trials, using investigational agents for the hematology/oncology group within the Clinical Research Management Office. Reporting to the Clinical Research Manager, the Clinical Research Nurse has duties that include but are not limited to:
Ascertain study patient eligibility for clinical trial.
Support and evaluate patient adherence to protocol and documents any deviations.
Assess, identify and prioritize clinical information for medical team for patients enrolled on clinical trials.
Assist in the assessment, management, and coordination across the continuum of care (outpatient, inpatient, and home), including triage of phone calls, symptom management, and proactive patient communication.
Collaborate with members of the interdisciplinary team to develop and implement plan of care for the patient.
Maintain patient safety and protocol compliance, and manage data collection.
Ensure all documentation is completed in a timely and thorough manner.
Report and document serious adverse events per protocol and institutional policy.
Ensure that all pre-study laboratory/medical tests are completed, and that eligibility requirements are completed.
Provide patient education about clinical trial treatment, possible side effects, and required testing.
Act as a liaison with hospital staff, physicians, pharmaceutical companies, IRB, and agencies requiring data.
Act as a liaison with sponsors during study start-up activities, and participate in site initiation visits, monitoring visits, and audits.
Participate and prepare for monitoring/audit visits.
Provide information to regulatory bodies.
Collaborate with data manager(s) to assure the documentation for the clinical trial is complete and accurate.
Coordinate with regulatory team and protocol office regarding regulatory affairs.
Assist with collection and documentation of eligibility, randomization, patient assessments, and treatments, and follow up care as defined in the protocol.
Ensure that all documentation is completed in a timely and thorough manner while adhering to institutional rules and regulations.
Ensure that laboratory and tissue testing is completed and stored appropriately.
Assist with data and regulatory as necessary.
Enter accruals to CTMS (OnCore).
Assist in billing reconciliation for patient related expenses.
Provide mentoring of junior staff as needed.
Participate in departmental meetings as needed.
Nursing license in the District of Columbia
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
A minimum of 3 years related oncology and research experience
Knowledge of clinical research, research processes, and computer applications
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