Oncology Research Nurse
Join the premier cancer treatment center on the East Coast - Virginia Cancer Institute is actively searching for an experienced and dedicated Oncology Research Nurse to join our growing organization. VCI is a well respected medical practice in the Richmond, Virginia market and has a need for an Oncology Research Nurse to join our multiple-location Practice.
The Oncology Research Nurse will manage research protocols, including patient care, data management and interaction with study sponsors; will assist in the advancement of new treatments for cancer patients, making a difference for patients with advanced malignancies and those living with cancer.
The Oncology Research Nurse will screen, evaluate and report research opportunities; maintain extensive records and documentation as required by practice, study, and federal requirements; ensure adherence with all legal guidelines related to clinical research; examine patient records to extract relevant data in order to make appropriate decisions regarding trial enrollment; accurately complete all enrollment applications for patients qualifying for participation in trials; recognize changes in the physical/mental condition of study participants and take appropriate action by notifying the physician; coordinate with laboratory and office staff to ensure that patients on trials are scheduled for all required laboratory tests, treatments, or other necessary appointments.
The Oncology Research Nurse should have a Nursing degree with a valid Virginia Nursing License; two years of clinical trial experience in oncology preferred; must be able to work independently; exhibit strong time management and task prioritization skills; handle stressful and/or emergency situations calmly; demonstrate knowledge of federal guidelines on clinical trials and experience with regulatory policies and issues related to clinical research; OCN certification desired; familiarity with Microsoft Windows and/or computer-based clinical records systems and other applicable Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
VCI is a professional and encouraging work place, which offers a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package. If you are interested in working in our friendly and stimulating work environment, please forward your resume with salary history via one of the following:
Human Resources Director
7202 Glen Forest Drive, Suite 200
Richmond, Virginia 23226
Company DescriptionVirginia Cancer Institute is a well respected, leading Oncology Practice on the east cost, with 7 facilities located throughout the greater Richmond, Virginia market.