Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) is dedicated to advancing cancer care by leading and participating in many clinical research studies in Nevada that test the safety and efficiency of new or modified treatments in cancer patients. These trials are important because they help uncover new treatment options and give many of our patients the opportunity to receive newly developed treatments or investigational drugs not yet available outside the study.
CCCN develops and conducts more than 170 Phase I, Phase II and Phase III clinical research trials each year including genitourinary and gastrointestinal cancer treatments, radiation clinical trials, breast cancer and skin cancer. Motivated, caring professional are encouraged to join us.
Career Opportunity: Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada has an exciting opportunity for a Registerd Nurse (Clinical Research) at our Twain clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada. This person is responsible for the screening, enrollment, and maintenance of patients on clinical trials.
Duties include assuring protocol compliance for all patients on trial, participation in consent process, in collaboration with physicians and other providers ongoing assessments for changes in condition and adverse events, accurate and timely documentation/data entry, participates in education and training of other staff and patients, Ensures site research quality by practicing in compliance with US Oncology Research, Inc. (USOR) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), principles of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Supports and adheres to US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics Business Standards.
Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaborates with physicians and other providers to screen potential patients for eligibility
Presents trial concepts and details to the patients, participates in the informed consent process, and enrolls patients on clinical trials
Coordinates patient care in compliance with protocol requirements; dispenses investigational drug and provides patient teaching regarding administration
Maintains investigational drug accountability; in collaboration with the physician and other providers, reviews patients for changes in condition, adverse events, concomitant medication use, protocol compliance, response to study drug and thoroughly documents all findings
Responsible for reviewing protocol specific billing guides and submitting billing information to appropriate personnel
Collaborates with study team on subject recruitment and study enrollment goals; works with team to determine effective strategies for promoting/recruiting research participants and retaining participants in long-term clinical trials
Provides clinical services as required including patient assessments
Assists with collection and maintenance of regulatory documents in accordance with USOR SOP and applicable regulations
May collaborate with Research Site Leader in the study selection process
May participate in scheduling monitoring and auditing visits as well as interact with the monitors/auditors while onsite
Participates in required training and education of staff and patients
Assists with the preparation of orders by physicians to assure that protocol compliance is maintained
Communicates with physician regarding study requirements, need for dose modification, and adverse event reporting
May be responsible for basic clinical assessments
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduate from an accredited program for nursing education required (BSN preferred)
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Nevada required
Current BLCS or ACLS certification required
OCN, SoCRA or ACRP certification preferred
Knowledge of medical terminology, nursing assessment, clinical trials and GCP concepts
Three years of clinical research experience preferred
Experience in Microsoft Office required
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures such as protocols, informed consent documents, and regulatory documents
Ability to work independently, organize, prioritize, and follow through with results
Must have excellent communication, time management and organizational skills, and strong ability to multi-task
Must have a high level of attention to detail
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
Successful candidates will thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment and have a passion for caring for their patients.
Ready For Your Next Career Challenge? We'd Love to Hear from You! If you possess the above qualifications and a desire to make a difference, we invite you to submit your resume and apply. In addition to a great career opportunity, we offer excellent benefits, a team environment, professional development, and the chance to be part of a nationwide network dedicated to fight the war against cancer. To apply please click on the "Apply" link.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify.