A recruitment/relocation incentive is NOT authorized for this position. Research Registered Nurse Research Registered Nurse area of responsibility: The Research Registered Nurse is accountable to the Principal Investigator of the Research Study and is supervised by the Radiation Oncology Chief. The primary responsibility of the research nurse is to manage all aspects of conducting the cancer clinical trials. The research nurse is required to have Oncology or Research experience, an in-depth knowledge of protocol requirements and good clinical practices as set forth by federal regulations. The research nurse will act as liaison between the investigators, primary care providers, the institutional review board (IRB), the sponsor, and other research nurses and coordinators. Along with the investigator, the research nurse will screen, enroll and follow study subjects, ensuring protocol compliance and close monitoring while the subjects are on the study. In addition, the research nurse is responsible for all data and source documentation, adverse experience reporting, and maintenance of complete regulatory files. Specific practice setting is Radiation Oncology with direct interaction and coordination of research with Medical Oncology and Surgical Oncology and other services as required per study protocols. The practice of each registered nurse is based on knowledge, experience, and research and has a direct impact on patient outcomes in the assigned area and for the facility. The Research Registered Nurse will do the following: Sound conduct of the clinical trial, including but not limited to recruitment, screening, enrollment, and follow-up of eligible subjects according to protocol requirements (e.g., subject follow-up, case report form completion, and reporting of adverse drug experiences). Maintenance of accurate and complete documentation, including but not limited to regulatory documents, signed informed consent forms, relevant IRB approvals, source documentation, drug dispensing logs, subject logs, and study-related communications. Organizational management of all aspects of the study, including but not limited to timeliness in completing case report forms (CRFs), data entry, reporting adverse drug experiences (ADEs), managing caseload and managing study files. Communication of all protocol-related issues/problems to the appropriate management staff, including but not limited to questions regarding the conduct of the cooperative study, concerns regarding possible ADEs or subject compliance. Work Schedule: Full time, 80 hours per pay period Days Temporary not to exceed 3 years, Position comes with benefits Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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