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Clinical Research Nurse Practitioner

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Surgery, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Provides direct care to candidates for and participants in VCU Massey clinical research protocols (in collaboration with treating physicians and/or principal/local investigators) through: performance of complex patient care functions individualized to each patient; recognizing and responding appropriately to deviations from normal; and c) identifying, interpreting, analyzing and evaluating patients’ condition and making alterations in treatment and diagnostic regimens.

Collaborates with providers and research team members to facilitate clinical research nursing and data management components of the Phase 1 program and provides cross-coverage for NP responsibilities within the Clinical Trials Office.

Coordinates the evaluation, treatment and follow-up of Phase 1 trial candidates and participants in both 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.

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.


Current knowledge of cancer treatment and care. 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.

Current Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner licensure in Virginia.

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

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Position Details:

Department: Massey Cancer Center
Employment Type: UF - University Employee FT
Restricted Status: No
FTE: 1
Exemption Status: Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Massey HR

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