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Job: Clinical Research RN

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Job Description

Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers has beautiful state-of-the-art integrated Cancer and Women's Centers, with locations strategically located throughout the Valley. Each one provides a superior cancer care environment with a full spectrum of cancer related services for patients. Our multi-disciplinary team approach includes surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, women's centers, diagnostic imaging services, social service support, nutritionist, integrative services, and genetic counseling.

Mission Statement:  To serve the community by providing quality, comprehensive cancer care which respects the values and needs of each individual.

Overview:  Our Research Department is an integral part of the care offered at our cancer centers. We are seeking a dynamic, autonomous, and knowledgeable Research Nurse to help lead the expansion of our program in our new facilities.  The Research Nurse manages and coordinates all aspects of conducting clinical trials, both clinically and administrative/regulatory. Required to have in-depth knowledge of protocol requirements and ensures that studies are properly conducted in conformance with the protocol guidelines, departmental standards and good clinical practices as set forth by federal regulations and international guidelines. 

The position is full time, Monday through Friday. No call or weekends.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reviews studies for clinical and operational feasibility, along with the Investigator and Director of Research.
  • Screens, consents, enrolls and follows study subjects and oversees the same by non-RN clinical research coordinators, ensuring protocol compliance and close monitoring while subjects are on study.
  • Responsible for all data and source documentation, adverse experience reporting, and will assist Regulatory Specialist in the maintenance of complete regulatory files.
  • Responsible for following departmental policies and assuring proper billing for research subjects.
  • Assists as needed in preparing study for submission to IRB and ensures all regulatory documents are completed.
  • Ensures that randomization procedures and blinding procedures, as applicable, are followed as per protocol guidelines.
  • Ensures eligible patients are enrolled and that consent process is appropriate and in compliance with all standards.
  • Responsible for quality data entry into sponsor’s database (electronic data capture systems or paper CRFs) and query resolution.
  • Prepares, mixes and administers investigational product, as applicable.
  • Ensures proper study drug administration, compliance and accountability, including receipt, storage and dispensing.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent clinical and functional skills.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong communication and team building skills a must.
  • Computer skills required (Microsoft office).
  • Willing to travel between offices.

Qualifications:

  • Clinical Oncology and/or prior research experience required.
  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Current IATA, Human subjects protection training or GCP training highly desirable.
  • Arizona RN license in good standing.
  • Specialty certification such as CCRC preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including health/dental/vision, life insurance, and 401K, in a caring work environment. We are an E.O.E.

Please visit our website at www.ironwoodcrc.com. "Outsmarting Cancer One Patient at a Time"