RN, Clinical Research Specialist

Mercy Medical Center

This job supports Mercy’s philosophy of patient centered care by making clinical trials available to patients treated in the Hall Perrine Cancer Center. This is achieved by abstracting and recording study specific data, recording and reporting adverse events and reviewing all forms for submission.
Job Duties
  • Prepares and transports specimen packages to appropriate drop off location for shipment.
  • Administers all aspects of clinical trials while maintaining compliance with federal, state and institutional guidelines with regard to involvement of human subjects in clinical research
  • Assists the clinic trial investigators in coordinating and facilitating patient participants in clinical trials
  • Manages investigational drugs and supplies as per protocol management.
  • Adheres to protocol conduct, data collection, and quality control in relation to clinical trials
  • Assists in the training of new clinical research and new oncology personnel regarding clinical trials
  • Prepares and assists during audits by the research base
  • Ensures that medical staff is aware of protocol study parameters and protocol dose modification guidelines
  • Maintains and monitors patient case records for accuracy, quality of data, and compliance with protocol guidelines
  • Reviews all forms for submission to research base
  • Records and reports all adverse events (AEs) and SAEs as outlined in the protocol.
  • Responds in a timely manner to data queries
  • Coordinates the submission of pathology and/or radiology materials required by the protocol
  • Maintains continual communication with departmental and interdepartmental employees, research bases, and NCI
  • Adheres to policies, legal, and regulatory standards associated with good clinical practice guidelines
  • Abstracts and records study specific data on case report forms and submits data to Trial Coordinator Center.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Sound background in clinical trials
  • Demonstrates respect and compassion in appropriately and accurately following protocol, policies and procedures dealing with clinical trials
  • Computer and communication skills, and math skills for dose calculations
  • Occasional travel to conferences is required
Professional Experience
  • Experience in conducting clinical trials or oncology trials preferred
  • Oncology nursing experience strongly preferred
  • Registered Nurse required
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • Current licensure to practice as a registered nurse in State of Iowa required
  • Certified CCRA (Certified Clinical Research Associate) or SoCRA (Society of Clinical Research Associate) preferred

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Medical Cancer
Schedule: Full Time, Day, M-F

Job ID: 80897

Posted 4 days ago

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