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Clinical Research Nurse, Lombardi Cancer Center - Georgetown University Medical Center

Employer
Georgetown University
Location
Washington, DC
Closing date
May 16, 2022

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Sector
Nursing, General Nursing, Oncology Nursing
Organization Type
Corporate
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Clinical Research Nurse, Lombardi Cancer Center - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown University's Lombardi Cancer Center seeks to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer through innovative basic and clinical research, patient care, community education and outreach, and the training of cancer specialists for the future. Founded in 1970, LCCC is one of only 41 institutions in the nation designated by the NCI as a comprehensive cancer center, and it is the only comprehensive cancer center in the Washington, DC area.

Reporting to the Clinical Research Manager, The Clinical Research Nurse supports clinical trials using investigational agents for the hematology/oncology group in duties that include but are not limited to:

Study Management

* Ascertains study patient eligibility for clinical trial.
* Supports and evaluates patient adherence to protocol and documents any deviations.
* Assesses, identifies and prioritizes clinical information for medical team for patients who are enrolled on clinical trials.
* Assists in the assessment, management, and coordination across the continuum of care (outpatient, inpatient, and home), including triage of phone calls, symptom management, and proactive patient communication.
* Collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary team to develop and implement plan of care for the patient.
* Maintains patient safety and protocol compliance and manage data collection.
* Ensures all documentation is completed in a timely and thorough manner.
* Reports and documents serious adverse events per protocol and institutional policy.
* Ensures that all pre-study laboratory/medical tests and eligibility requirements are completed.
* Arranges pre/post procedure laboratory/medical tests.
* Provides patient education about clinical trial treatment, possible side effects, and required testing.
* Act as a liaison with hospital staff, physicians, pharmaceutical companies, IRB, and agencies requiring data.
* Act as a liaison with sponsors during study start-up activities, and participates in site initiation visits, monitoring visits, and audits.

Regulatory

* Participates and prepares for monitoring/audit visits.
* Provides information to regulatory bodies.
* Collaborates with data manager(s) to assure the documentation for the clinical trial is complete and accurate.
* Coordinates with regulatory team and protocol office regarding regulatory affairs.
* Assists with collection and documentation of eligibility, randomization, patient assessments, treatments, and follow up care as defined in the protocol.

Qualifications

* Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, BSN
* Current DC licensure as a registered nurse
* BLS certification

Preferred qualifications

* 3 years of related oncology experience
* Knowledge of clinical research, computer applications, and research process

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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 (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.
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