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Take advantage of this opportunity to join UT Southwestern Medical Center – ranked one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal. Due to our continued growth, UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking Registered Nurses for Cancer Research for its Simmons Cancer Center.
Manages subject on study ensuring all study required activity is completed per protocol. Maintains compliance with protocol and all applicable regulatory requirements.
Aids the clinical data specialists in performing accurate and complete data entry, CRF completion and query management. Ensure data is entered into CTMS.
Maintains study binder per department guidelines including all related source documentation.
Appropriately utilizes the EMR to manage patient on study and to communicate with clinical staff. Participate in monitoring, site initiation and closeout visits.
Attends required training, maintains applicable certification and licensure as required.
Attends regularly scheduled departmental or team meetings.
Recruits patients for research studies ensuring subject eligibility, screens patients, tracks patients' data and explains the study purpose and content of each study. Follows the proper consenting process for patients and/or family members per institutional SOP and study protocol to obtain informed consent.
Performs nursing care, nursing assessment, and data collection for clinical research studies.
Coordinates clinical research data collection for pharmaceutical studies, Federal studies or investigator-initiated studies in patient records (paper and electronic), sponsors documents (electronic and paper) and other forms for data collection.
Reports information to other clinicians and granting agencies.
May collect, label, store and ships blood, serum, urine and other specimens for analysis for each protocol.
Develops procedures for inpatient and outpatient research activities, follows protocols in the scheduling of tests and procedures; administers experimental and non-experimental medication and procedures under physician guidance.
Trains other research nurses in specialized skills and knowledge necessary to perform variety of basic and complex research data collection and nursing care; provides in-service education to staff members as appropriate.
Provides working direction for research activities to clinical staff and/or other non-licensed medical or office support personnel.
Assists in resolving problems relating to patient care and acts as a patient advocate. Gives counsel to patients with respect to medical conditions and provides appropriate guidance related to research activities.
Monitors and evaluates patients involved in research studies, including their response to therapy. Advises the physician and sponsors on current conditions including possible side effects of therapy. Reports adverse events through the appropriate sources per the policy of the protocol and the University Institutional Review Board (IRB) regulations.
Assists in organizing and preparing collected data for subsequent publication as appropriate.
Coordinates, if appropriate, regulatory aspects for each study. This may include budgets, contracts, IRB submissions, and other required committee submissions. Responds to internal and/or external audit requests.
Occasionally, attends and participates in out of town meetings.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of NLN approved Nursing program, licensure as Registered Nurse by Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas, and CPR certification are required.
Required: Must have oncology experience and/or clinical research experience.
Preferred: Experience in clinical research, ONS certification, and experience in research nursing for at least one (1) year.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top academic medical centers with more active Nobel Prize winners than any other medical school in the world. As a premier educational, clinical and research institution, UT Southwestern is home to more than 2,000 distinguished scientists, physicians and allied health professionals. Our University Hospital has achieved Magnet Recognition® by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), joining only 7% of hospitals in the United States.
UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.