Oncology Research Nurse

Rockville , MD
Aug 10, 2023
Sep 20, 2023
Analyst, Research, Nurse
Healthcare, Research
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.

Job Summary:
Westat is seeking a cancer research nurse to participate as a member of a research team studying genetic, clinical, and environmental factors associated with cancer in families and other populations.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Assisting in the preparation and implementation of study protocols.
  • Utilizing established resources to design study methods to meet study objectives.
  • Coordinating the collection of epidemiologic, genetic, and clinical data.
  • Participate in an interdisciplinary team supporting clinical evaluation and follow up.
Basic Qualifications:
  • A bachelor's degree in nursing with 4 years of experience and at least 2 years of experience in adult and/or pediatric oncology nursing is required.
  • Current RN licensure is required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A master's degree or equivalent in nursing, public health, or related field is preferred.
  • Experience in research and genetics is desirable.
Other Required Qualifications:
  • Able to collaborate effectively with teams, managers and/or clients.
  • Demonstrated communication skills and organizational skills, must be detail oriented and able to work in a team environment

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Subject to plan requirements, employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave (15 days per year)
  • Sick Leave (10 days per year)
  • Holiday Leave (7 government holidays plus 2 floating holidays)
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.
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