Do you have a passion for the highest clinical quality and patient satisfaction? Would you like to use your expertise with an organization that is a national leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered healthcare and conducting research that leads to life-saving discoveries and innovations? We would be happy to hear from you!
Tower Hematology Oncology Medical Group is committed to delivering the highest quality of medical care to our patients; offering the most appropriate and current diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in an honest, supportive, respectful and compassionate manner.
As a Research Nurse you will be highly engaged in the coordination, implementation and conduct of multiple ground-breaking research projects in the areas of hematology and oncology, fully integrated with applicable research management systems and processes, as well as the practice of nursing. This dynamic opportunity includes screening, recruitment, and enrollment of patients, as well as facilitating the consenting process. You will work under the principal investigator to organize, implement and monitor progress and completion of clinical studies/trials. You will also assist in developing protocols, informed consent forms, manuscripts and clinical research forms as necessary, regulatory submissions, budgets, and payment tracking systems.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Provides nursing care to research subjects enrolled in studies and maintains continual clinical assessment of research subjects.
Develops and maintains comprehensive knowledge of assigned research protocol to coordinate the comprehensive and compliant execution of assigned protocols related to research governing entity requirements, including but not limited to Sponsor, FDA and IRB requirements.
Completes and maintains consent forms, case documentation, SAE's and source documents to ensure that research is being conducted according to IRB, FDA, HSPC, HIPAA and other agency guidelines.
Coordinates institutional, pharmaceutical and internal audits, including facilitating third party study monitoring.
Assists PI with research study design and development of research protocols.
You may be responsible for developing research project budgets, defining and classifying standard care vs. research-related care, in addition to verifying that research protocol, research budget and research subject informed consent documents are consistent.
Manages the project within established time and participates with management to establish budgets and work within budget parameters.
Responsible for the IRB application for the department for both study initiation and renewal as well as preparation of contractual documents for IRB's and third party sponsors.
Interact with Principal Investigators, pharmaceutical company representatives or other project funding organizations to monitor and update project progress.
Acts as liaison among physicians, research sponsors, nurses and ancillary personnel, and subjects to ensure proper adherence to research protocols.
Coordinates and participates in patient screening, recruitment and scheduling, initiating research patient records, and administering questionnaires.
Assists with clinical procedures, providing related patient care when required during data collection process.
May collate data, assist in data analysis or otherwise participate in organizing and determining project findings.
Establishes and maintains systems for monitoring and maintenance of patient data records.
May provide technical support for the preparation of grant proposals, publications, presentations and special projects.
Protects rights and research data of research volunteers, including medical records, data, etc. Obtain necessary consent forms, or HIPAA information forms as needed, in research process.
Provide assistance with research project budget development, including identifying and classifying routine care vs. research related care.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.