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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse - Oncology Research in Los Angeles, California

Do you have a

passion for the highest clinical quality and patient happiness? Would you like

to use your expertise with an organization known nationally for excellence in

cancer treatment, research and education? We would be happy to hear from you!

Please consider the following exciting opportunity with one of the most

outstanding and dynamic places to work in the medical field as your next career

move.

TheAngeles Clinic & Research Institute has established an international reputation for

developing new cancer therapies, providing the best in experimental and

traditional treatments, and expertly guiding and training the next generation

of clinicians. We are committed to bringing innovative therapeutic options to

all those we serve with cancer. You can look forward to working closely with

our board-certified fellowship-trained medical oncologists, surgeons,

immunotherapists, pathologists, and dermatologists to advance cancer care.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Coordinationand delivery of care to oncology patients participating in clinicalresearch protocols

  • Followsall protocol related requirements. Demonstrates the knowledge, skills andability to perform required research nursing duties on phase I, II, andIII clinical trials

  • Reviewsall clinical study records, including informed consents, to ensurecomplete study documentation in compliance with regulations.

  • Managespatient care under the supervision of the MD to include symptomidentification, symptom management, and follow-up medical care

  • Triagespatient calls appropriately and consults with the physician when needed orrequested

  • Maintainsmanagement and oversight of patients being treated on assigned researchprotocols

  • Providesconsultation, support and education to patients and families as needed

  • Providesleadership to Coordinators and other ancillary staff regarding assignedprotocols and trial-related requirements

  • Providesfeedback to members of the management team in the development of policiesand procedures as requested

  • Practicessafe environmental and/or infection control methods

  • Participatesin planning, workshops, evaluation meetings, seminars, educational and/oradministrative meetings as necessary or requested

  • Performsrecord abstraction to obtain eligibility and inclusion/exclusion criteriafor patients in consideration for entry onto research studies

  • Providesaccurate and complete source documentation for patients taking part inresearch protocols

  • Documentsconcomitant medications and adverse events accurately per FDA and GCPguidelines

  • Validatespatient/family understanding of study requirements, risks and benefits byassisting the physicians in obtaining informed study consent

  • Accuratelycalculates study medication dosages, completes appropriate orders, andfollows all standard operation procedures

  • Performsclinic assessments for assigned patients and accompanies MD on patientclinic visits

  • Worksclosely with clinical research coordinators and data managers to completecase report forms and meet all data entry guidelines

  • Completesall documentation required for serious adverse event reporting

  • Assistsresearch staff in responding to data queries

  • Followsall FDA, GCP and ICH guidelines for study conduct in the care of patientson research protocols

  • Assistsin preparing for monitoring visits. Meets with monitors when requested orneeded

  • Seeksguidance and direction, as necessary, for the successful completion of jobduties. Asks appropriate questions when in doubt

  • Communicateswell with research nursing team and with management. Keeps supervisors/managementapprised of important departmental concerns and issues.

  • Providescare to patients including but not limited to peripheral lab draws,central line draws/care, and EKGs.

Education:

  • Graduateof an accredited nursing program required

  • BSNpreferred

License/Certification:

  • Current,unrestricted California Registered Nurse license required

  • BLSfrom the American Heart Association required

  • OncologyCertified Nurse preferred.

Experience:

  • Aminimum of 2 years of nursing experience required

  • Experiencein research and clinical trials required

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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