Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator-BMT

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 30, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 34111 University Title Clinical Research Coordinator 1 University Job Family Research - Support ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Job Series Scope of Search Regional Working Title Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator-BMT Position Number 543400 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Massey Cancer Center Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

Provides direct care to candidates for and participants in VCU Massey clinical trial research protocols (in collaboration with treating physicians and/or principal/local investigators through recognizing and responding appropriately to deviations from normal, identifying, interpreting, analyzing and evaluating patient’s condition and making alterations in treatment and diagnostic regiments in collaboration with treating physicians/principal/local investigators.

Coordinates the evaluation, treatment and follow-up of clinical trial candidates and participants in inpatient and ambulatory settings, educating staff at local and partner sites about clinical trials & related patient care and consulting with local & collaborating physicians & staff about patient care issues.

Collaborates with providers and research team members to facilitate clinical research nursing and data management components of the clinical trial program.

Evaluates, uses, and refines systems for data collection and collaborates with research team members to ensure data accuracy and integrity.

Collaborates closely with Principal Investigator (PI) and clinical research team to ensure that key federal/state/local regulatory requirements are followed; that institutional operational research objectives are met; and that ethical obligations are kept.

Develops, establishes and maintains productive relationships with VCU colleagues, all customers and contacts at affiliate sites to achieve essential research outcomes.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Current Registered Nursing License in Virginia.

Current knowledge of cancer treatment and care.

Minimum 2 years BMT nursing experience and experience supporting BMT / CITT Investigator-Initiated IND held studies.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Independent decision-making skills.

Expertise with antineoplastic agent administration. Clinical experience in oncology.

Ability to provide own transportation to meet with patients within service area.

Ability to attend meetings within service area and at training locations.

Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU .

Preferred Hiring Standards

Preferred: BSN from an accredited school of nursing or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience with patients on clinical trials.

Required Licenses/ Certifications

Current Registered Nursing License in Virginia.

Anticipated Hiring Range commensurate with experience Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F, 8-5 Job Open Date 04/30/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your clinical research experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Explain your experience coordinating patient care and data collection methods used.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe your experience working and communicating within a diverse population.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume

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