Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center is actively seeking a Full Time Clinical Research Coordinator RN. WVCI, which is part of The US Oncology Network, provides their patients with start of the art clinical trials to help patients on their journey through the cancer care continuum. These individuals would be working directly with the patients taking part in the studies, coordinating with medical and research team involved. While clinical research experience is preferred, an individual with a passion for all things clinical and analytical will find success in this role. Registered Nurse license required for the position.
Employment Type: Full Time, 40hrs/Week (1.0 FTE) Benefits: M/D/V, Life Ins., 401(k) Location: Eugene, OR
JOB SCOPE: Under direct supervision of a physician and nurse (if applicable), is responsible for enlisting, maintaining, and assuring protocol compliance for all patients on clinical trials. Collaborates with physician in determining eligibility of patients for clinical trials. Provides education to staff and patients. Ensures site research quality by practicing in compliance with US Oncology Research, Inc. (USOR) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), principles of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Supports and adheres to US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics Business Standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Screens potential patients for protocol eligibility.
Presents trial concepts and details to the patients, participates in the informed consent process, and enrolls patients on protocol.
Coordinates patient care in compliance with protocol requirements.
May disburse investigational drug and provide patient teaching regarding administration.
Maintains investigational drug accountability.
In collaboration with the physician, reviews patients for changes in condition, adverse events, concomitant medication use, protocol compliance, response to study drug and thoroughly documents all findings.
Responsible for accurate and timely data collection, documentation, entry, and reporting.
Schedules and participates in monitoring and auditing activities.
Maintains regulatory documents in accordance with USOR SOP and applicable regulations.
Participates in required training and education programs.
Responsible for education of clinic staff regarding clinical research.
May collaborate with Research Site Leader in the study selection process.
Additional responsibilities may include working directly with other (non-USOR) research bases and/or sponsors.
Provides a safe environment for patients, families, and clinical staff at all time through compliance with all federal, state, and professional regulatory standards as issued through OSHA and the CDC. Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.
Experience and Education:
Associate's degree in a clinical or scientific related discipline desired, Bachelor's degree preferred.
RN License in OR REQUIRED.
Minimum two to three (2-3) years of experience in a clinical or scientific related discipline, preferably in oncology.
Oncology research experience preferred.
EMR experience preferred.
SoCRA or ACRP certification preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Pay DOE - Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401-k, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability and Wellness & Perks Programs, and MORE!
Internal Number: RNCRC
About Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care. We empower the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home.
Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.
- 25 years of oncology practice management expertise
- Leader in value-based cancer care with over 900 physicians participating in the Center for Medicaid and Medicare
- Innovation Oncology Care Model – one fourth of the entire population of physicians nationwide
- Over 1,400 affiliated physicians
- More than 450 cancer treatment center locations across the United States
- Over 995,000 patients treated annually