Research Nurse/Coordinator

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

The Clinical Research Management Office is looking for a Research Nurse/Coordinator Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, is a state-of-the-art National Cancer Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and is the only cancer center with this designation in the Washington, DC, area. Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Georgetown University Medical Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, seeks to prevent, treat, and cure cancers by linking scientific discovery, expert and compassionate patient care, quality education, and partnership with the community; guided by the principle of cura personalis, "care for the whole person."

Position Summary:
Research Nurse/Coordinator serves as a study coordinator for phase I, II and III clinical trials using investigational agents for the solid tumor, Hematology and BMT disease groups. Research Nurse is responsible for patient safety, data management, and protocol compliance.

• Coordinates clinical research protocols throughout all stages of the protocol
• Assists physicians in the assessment, management and coordination of care across the continuum of care (outpatient, inpatient and home)
• Provides patient education about clinical trial treatment, possible side effects, and required testing
• Collaborates with investigators to determine trial eligibility, maintain protocol integrity and manage data collection Acts as a liaison with staff, IRB, physicians, pharmaceutical companies, and federal agencies requiring data
• Participates in site initiation visits, monitoring visits, and audits
• Collaborates with data management to assure that the documentation for the clinical trial is complete and accurate.

Required education and experience:
• In-depth knowledge of good clinical practices as set forth by Federal regulations
• Previous research coordinator experience, oncology background preferred
• Strong organizational and critical thinking skills; able to work efficiently under pressure.
• Highly motivated, shows initiative, is proactive and able to work independently as well as in a team

Credentials and Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of relevant clinical research experience
• Associate degree with 4 years of relevant clinical research experience

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