RN-Clinical Oncology Research Coordinator

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Detroit, MI

Henry Ford Health System

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Overview: Using established procedures, perform assessments independently and in collaboration with the physician investigator to ensure that the objectives of an established oncology research protocol are met and in compliance with IRB and sponsor guidelines.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Identify and recruit patients into oncology clinical trials. Facilitate clinical testing and check results to determine patient eligibility for a clinical trial.</li> <li>Coordinate patient care across multiple departments/ disciplines, ensuring that the treatment adheres to both strict protocol timelines and the critical clinical timeline which is based on the specific patient scenario/diagnosis. Responsible for providing education regarding diagnosis, clinical trial, and investigational chemotherapy to patients and their families.</li> <li>Responsible for nursing oversight of the investigational chemotherapy treatment.</li> <li>Ensure that chemotherapy orders are written according to the dosing guidelines defined by the clinical trial. Responsible for checking the safety parameters and initiating treatment when patients present for chemotherapy.</li> <li>Triage all patient clinical needs, including immediate and delayed reactions from the investigational agent, which often requires coordination with the patients primary care physician and external institutions.</li> <li>Initiate direct admissions to the hospital, and referrals to Behavioral Health, Homecare and/or Hospice as appropriate. Support physician investigators and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate patient participation and compliance in oncology.</li> <li>Provide educational in-services on investigational chemotherapy and clinical trial compliance measures to infusion nurses, inpatient staff and other departments as necessary.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <strong>EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:</strong> <br />Current valid Michigan RN license required, OCN certification required within one year of hire. ACRP or SOCRA certification preferred. Two years of progressive oncology research experience preferred. <br /><br /><strong>WORKING CONDITIONS:</strong> <br />Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Normal office and patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, temperature and the like.