Job: Clinical Research RN - Kootenai Clinic Cancer Services Research

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Posted: 07/20/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 103373

Job Description

Department:
Kootenai Clinic Cancer Services Research

Schedule:
Full Time

Shift:
Days

Job Details:
  • Description:

    Applies clinical and research knowledge in effective management of research protocols by coordinating, evaluating, and following patient participation in Oncology clinical studies. Oversees recruitment of patients by screening patient eligibility of potential study participants with physicians, leading to consent and enrollment as appropriate. Performs protocol mandated activities including monitoring and evaluating patient responses to interventional therapies and specimen collection and administer medications as directed. Schedules and tracks protocol related and diagnostic tests and follow-up appointments. Documents and organizes protocol related activities consistent with protocol guidelines, institutional and departmental policies, Good Clinical Practice and Federal Regulations. Evaluates adverse and serious adverse events with the physician, documenting and reporting to the appropriate agencies within the required timelines. Acts as a liaison with physicians, clinical staff, pharmacy, study sponsors, cooperative groups and pharmaceutical companies. Educates patients and staff regarding protocol specific information. Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a nationally accredited Nursing program; with three to five years of experience in related field.
  • Bachelors of Nursing required.
  • Chemotherapy/ Biotherapy Certification preferred.
  • State of Idaho Registered Nurse or licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure OR current RN licensure from a state participating in the "multistate privilege to practice" compact with Idaho.
  • BLS Required. Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or Kootenai Health BLS within 60 days of hire.
  • Essential Job Functions (Physical Requirements):

    · On feet a minimum of 8-12 hours, depending on length of shift.

    · Frequent stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and pushing heavy stretchers and other equipment.

    · Frequent moving, transferring and positioning of patients with and/or without assistance.

    · Read charts, dials, equipment settings, literature and other printed and handwritten materials.

    · Communicate with patients, physicians, families and co-workers in person and on telephone.

    · Work with equipment and manipulate equipment settings, computer keyboard, etc., as well as mixes and administers medications.

    · Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up.

    · Able to use fine motor skills. Able to record activities, document interventions.

    · Able to use computer and learn new software programs.



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