The Research Nurse for the Cancer Center Clinical Trials Department is responsible for the Protocol Management reviews for active protocols, this in large part includes the determination of patient eligibility for protocol participation by way of chart review, data collection and patient evaluation/assessment identification. In addition the research Nurse is responsible for reporting all adverse drug reactions to the FDA, NCI, Oncology cooperative groups, IRB and sponsoring drug companies. Lastly he/she will conduct patient and staff education on the research process and investigational cancer drugs.
Duties of the Research Nurse for the Cancer Center Clinical Trials Department may include but is not limited to:
Protocol management-reviews all active protocols. Submits Protocols, amendments, notices and terminations to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for review and approval. Revises protocol consent forms to comply with Federal State and IRB guidelines. Responsible for reporting all adverse drug reactions to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), National Cancer Institute (NCI), Oncology Cooperative Groups, Institutional Review Board (IRB) or sponsoring drug company. Responsible for NCI and drug company audits. Acts as a resource person between SUNY Oncology Divisions outside community attendings, cooperative groups and drug companies for protocol monitoring and information. Coordinates and conducts on-site audits or affilates. Participates and organizes the initiation of studies with pharmaceutical companies and cooperative groups.
Chart Reviews/Data Collection-Determines patient eligibility for protocol participation by way of review of patients medical records. Responsible for data collection for study analysis. Insures that treatments, evaluations and does modifications are administered per protocol.
Patient Evaluation/Assessment-Identification of protocol candidates is a major function. Attends Tumor Board conferences, participates in hospital rounds and staff meetings, and reviews surgical and pathology reports of cancer patients for protocol candidates.
Reviews present protocol patients on therapy to assure toxicity and response to treatment. Follows and maintains records on protocol patients for the duration of the study.
Patient/Staff Education- Educates patients and families, as well as oncology staff on the research process and investigational cancer drugs.
As needed, will perform phlebotomy, EKG's and process blood and/or urine specimens.
Need to be flexible with hours.
Required: Degree in Nursing from an accredited school. NYS RN License. One (1) year of full-time oncology experience and/or research experience. Microsoft and/or Google Apps experience.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
Oncology and chemotherapy experience,
Nursing experience in a clinical setting.
Research experience coordinating clinical trials.
IRB research training.
This position will be required to periodically work on the evening, night and weekend shifts. The position also requires the selected candidate to work in various environments throughout the facility, throughout the shift. (Towers, Pavilion & MART).
Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
* The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.
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