Clinical Research Nurse, Clinical Research Management Office - Georgetown University Medical Center

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 08, 2017
Closes
Jun 16, 2017
Function
Management, Nurse
Industry
Education, Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
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Requirements

Clinical Research Nurse, Clinical Research Management Office - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown's Clinical Research Management Office (CRMO) provides administrative, nursing, and data management support for cancer treatment clinical trials conducted by Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC)  Investigators. This includes all regulatory documents, IRB submissions, budget and contract negotiations, consenting of subjects, case management of patients while on study, side effect management, completion of case report forms, meeting with monitors, maintaining trial information on Lombardi website, design of electronic case report forms for institutional trials.

The Clinical Research Nurse is responsible for patient safety, data management, and protocol compliance in clinical trials using investigational agents for the hematology/oncology group.  Reporting to the Manager of CRMO Nurses, the Clinical Research Nurse has duties that include but are not limited to:

Clinical Management

  • Assists in the assessment, management and coordination of care across the continuum of outpatient, inpatient and home care - including triage of phone calls, symptom management, and proactive patient communication.
  • Collaborates with investigators to determine trial eligibility.
  • Assesses, identifies, and prioritizes clinical information for medical team for patients that are enrolled on clinical trials.
  • Collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary team to develop and implement plan of care for the patient.
  • Provides patient education about clinical trial treatment, possible side effects, and required testing.
  • Supports and evaluates patient adherence to protocol, and documents any deviations.
  • Prepares for, and participates in, site initiation visits, monitoring visits, and audits; and provides information to regulatory bodies.
  • Maintains patient safety and protocol compliance

Data Management

  • Collaborates with data management for patients enrolled in clinical trials.
  • Assists with collection and documentation of eligibility, randomization, patient assessments, treatments, and follow-up care as defined in the protocol.
  • Assures that clinical trial documentation is accurate and completed in a timely manner.

Administration

  • Administers financial management for patients participating in clinical trials.
  • Reports and documents serious adverse events per protocol and institutional policy.
  • Acts as a liaison among staff, Institutional Review Board (IRB), physicians, pharmaceutical companies, and federal agencies requiring data.
  • Coordinates with protocol office regarding regulatory affairs.
  • Schedules in-service for appropriate staff regarding clinical trial.

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited institution
  • Current DC license as a registered nurse
  • 3-5 years of oncology experience - preference for knowledge of clinical research, computer applications, and research process
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Computer proficiency

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.