Clinical Research Nurse-BSN

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7242613 (Ref:10021414)

Posted: May 7, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $59.34 - $86.04 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

Work collaboratively with physicians, Clinical Research Associates (CRA) and pharmacists to coordinate care for an assigned population of patients who are enrolled in to IRB clinical research trials. You will assist in the assessment, management and coordination of care across the continuum of care (outpatient, inpatient and home) including triage of phone calls and proactive patient communication. You will educate patients and families on the clinical trial treatments and required testing.

As a successful candidate, you will:

Collaborates with the investigator to ascertain study patient eligibility for clinical trial, including documentation of criteria specified in the clinical trial.

Assesses, identifies and prioritizes clinical information to physician, NP, PA and other clinicians for patients who are being evaluated or who are enrolled in to IRB clinical trials.

Assesses and documents signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to treatment, changes in physical or psychological condition and general appearance in accordance with the IRB protocol assuring that the documentation is complete and accurate in order to avoid protocol deviations.

Manage patient/family phone calls – collaborating with MD, NP and/or PA as needed to obtain orders for the management of the patient.

Coordinates and communicates all aspects of care as defined by the protocol with the physician and other health care professionals and research team members.

Collaborates with CRC to assure that therapeutic clinical trial flag is placed on the patient during active treatment. Removes flag when patient is removed from clinical trial participation or when treatment is complete.

Informed Consent Process

Ensures the consent process is performed in compliance with institutional, FDA, IRB, clinical trial sponsor and other applicable regulations.

Participates in the education of the patient regarding the clinical trial – documenting the education regarding the clinical trial in the medical record.

Alerts principal investigator of any concerns raised by the patient during the informed consent process.

Assures that the signed consent for the protocol is scanned timely into the medical record.

Protocol Compliance

Assists internal or external study monitors in the protocol initiation and collaborates the review of documentation during protocol audits.

Develops in collaboration with the investigational pharmacy and the principal investigator the development of pre-printed standard research orders for therapeutic clinical trials. Assures that the orders are reviewed, approved and posted in Clinical Trials on Line (CTOL).

Promotes compliance with protocol procedures and processes as outlined in the clinical trial.

Collaborates with scheduling staff to assure that future appointments for the patients (follow up visits and diagnostic testing) are scheduled correctly and timely. Complies with the International Air Transport Association and institutional policies for shipping and receiving of biological specimens, experimental agents and devices.

Provides education to nursing staff as applicable regarding the clinical trial to assure that the protocol treatment plan is followed and that the medications are administered safely and as outlined in the clinical trial.

Your qualifications should include:

2 or more years of experience in oncology. clinical research, research, ICU, other intensive care setting, pediatrics, case management or nurse navigation.

Human subjects protection training (can be completed after hire)

Required Certification/Licensure:

ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification

Current California RN License

American Heart Association BLS Certification

Preferred education, experience and skills required for consideration:

Previous experience as a clinical research RN

Nursing with previous oncology or clinical trial experience

2 or more years of experience in oncology or clinical research

Preferred Certification/Licensure:


City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $59.34 - $86.04 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7242613 (Ref:10021414)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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