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CLINICAL TRIALS NURSE NAVIGATOR

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 12, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Nursing, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Job no: 236715-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/CARBONE CANC CTR/CANC CTR
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Research, Scientific, Other, Project Management



Position Summary:

This position will be responsible for clinical trials navigation and education for the UWCCC newly expanding Clinical Trials Patient Navigation team. The primary responsibility is finding cancer clinical trial options for patients and helping patients to understand clinical trials. The navigator may be the first contact a patient has with UWCCC and will help coordinate their initial care at UWCCC for a clinical trial. In doing so, the incumbent will work directly with patients and their families & caregivers, UWH and referring providers, clinic staff, UWH Cancer Connect, and UWCCC clinical trials staff. Strong coordination, communication, organizational, and customer service skills are required in order to work effectively in the role. The incumbent will become familiar with and maintain knowledge of operations, procedures and policies related to UWCCC clinical trials, UWCCC/UWH Oncology clinics, and related services.

This position has the potential to be covered under a long term telecommuting agreement for someone to work full time remotely.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

RN required; Associate's degree required, BS in Nursing strongly preferred

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Prior experience in oncology nursing required
- Prior experience in clinical research preferred

- Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant professional work experience. A minimum of seven years of experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

License or Certificate:

Licensure as a Registered Nurse is required.

Additional Information:

Work experience should demonstrate dependability, flexibility, and maturity. Candidates must be effective at building interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions, be clear and effective communicators, promote and create collegial environments that value accountability. Employees will also be expected to uphold UWCCC core values as defined below:
Diversity & Inclusiveness: Embrace differences and promote fairness and equity while fostering a sense of belonging.
Respect: Demonstrate respect for self and others--behave professionally.
Integrity: Act with integrity and honesty.
Teamwork: Commit to and demonstrate teamwork.
Excellence: Ensure excellence, quality, and high ethical standards in conduct and performance.

TB testing and a Caregiver Background Check will be required at the time of employment. This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial Caregiver Check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law and then every four years.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

Department(s):

A533400-MEDICAL SCHOOL/CARBONE CANC CTR/CANC CTR

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 60% - 100%

This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $58,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

Contact:

Devonne Tucker
dtucker@wisc.edu
608-263-9404
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

SR CLIN NURSE SPEC(R44BN) or CLIN NURSE SPECIALIST(R44DN) or ASSOC CLIN NURSE SPEC(R44FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

236715-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jul 27 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 10 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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