Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator- Clinical Trials
Full time, 80 hours per pay period, Day Shift
Welcome to Thompson Cancer Survival Center. We are more than a world class cancer center. We are a cancer survival center, where leading cancer specialists use the most advanced technologies to achieve breakthrough successes in treating many types of cancer. Our physicians are supported by a team of patient navigators, dietitians, genetics counselors, clinical trial specialists, physicists, pharmacists, therapists, technologists, oncology nurses, social workers, and counselors are here to treat and beat cancer. In addition to the original downtown Knoxville location, Thompson facilities are located in West Knoxville, Oak Ridge, and Sevierville.
Position Summary: The Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator promotes good clinical practices in the conduct of oncology clinical trials by possessing in-depth knowledge of federal regulations and guiding documents for the conduct of clinical trials and human participant protection. In addition, the Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator assures compliance with protocol and regulatory requirements, manages patient protocol activities, assures patient safety, collects records and maintains data and source documentation. The Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator performs all the duties and responsibilities associated with high-level, professional nursing practice including autonomous decision making based on predetermined protocol guidelines, nursing assessment and oncology knowledge. Reports to the Clinical Trials Manager.
Minimum Education: None specified; however must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
Minimum Experience: Two (2) years’ experience in oncology nursing or two (2) years’ experience in clinical trials. Excellent written and oral communication skills, project management skills. Good Interpersonal and leadership skills. Excellent computer skills. Three (3) years experience in oncology nursing or clinical research preferred.
Licensure Requirement: Valid Tennessee RN licensure. Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) required OR must demonstrate progress toward OCN Certification within three (3) years of hire date. Employee must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license Class D and state mandated minimum insurance coverage. Driving record must meet Covenant Health minimum standards at the date of hire and throughout employment tenure. Must have the ability to drive personal vehicle to satellite offices.
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