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RN Oncology Research Mon-Fri, day shift, 40 hrs


At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

Summary

M-F, No weekends, No holidays, Day shift hours varying between 620am-430pm depending on patient/trial/dept needs.

Job Description

HOURS: M-F, No weekends, No holidays, Day shift hours varying between 620am-430pm depending on patient/trial/dept needs.

  • Current license as a Registered Nurse, issued by the PA State Board of Nursing.
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing or related healthcare field.
  • Two (2) years clinical oncology experience.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Oncology Research Nurse is responsible for conducting studies involving a wide variety of investigational products and various sponsors.  This area of research requires dedicated attention and care to ensure subject safety and well-being. The successful candidate will comply with all policies relating to UPHS, JCAHO, GCP and other regulatory standards; a registered nurse with licensure and in good standing to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to provide comprehensive professional nursing care in a multi-disciplinary environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Assist with initiating study procedures for new investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored clinical trials. Manage all aspects of Phase I – IV clinical trials. Participate in the conduct of audits by study sponsors, CROs, the FDA, the Eastern Oncology Group, the University of Pennsylvania, and other groups.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing communication with the clinical teams including, but not limited to: laboratory, infusion, radiology, Advanced Practitioners, triage, inpatient and pharmacy. Provide in-service and support to infusion, clinic or inpatient staff as appropriate. Provide ongoing service education updates to all investigators that have eligible participants for clinical research trials.
  • Care for subjects in all age groups from young adult through geriatrics. Establishes nursing plan of care in collaboration with the PI and study team and in accordance with research guidelines and GCP. Coordinate activities of oncology team in caring for subjects. Provide oversight of administration of medications, chemotherapeutic drugs, biologic response modifiers, and other treatment agents or study interventions, as appropriate.
  • Review all clinical and laboratory data and adverse events, reporting in real-time to the Principal Investigator (PI) for assessment and review, and communicate with medical staff regarding protocol-specific management of toxicities and adverse events.
  • Handle any questions subjects may have regarding protocol specifics, investigational products, lab results, effects of therapies, medications, and symptom management within level of expertise and referring other questions to the PI or medical team in order to obtain guidance or assistance.
  • Collect, review and report timely, valid, accurate study data within the timelines specified by the Clinical Trials Agreement. Coordination will also include: transporting specimens, submission of study documents to all applicable institutional committees for initial approval, continuing reviews and for approval of any amendments.
  • Provide coverage and support to other research nurses and coordinators to meet departmental/organizational staffing needs.
  • Participate in core study team, disease-site group and ongoing protocol training/compliance meetings. Participate in working groups within the research team that will maximize the efficiency and quality of research performed, including developing SOP’s. Act as a mentor to newly hired nurses.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current license as a Registered Nurse, issued by the PA State Board of Nursing.
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing or related healthcare field.
  • Two (2) years clinical oncology experience.
  • Working knowledge of medical and research terminology.
  • Comprehension of Federal Regulations for Human Subjects in research.
  • Comprehension and certification in Good Clinical Practices (ICH/GCP) for human research.
  • Computer Competency including proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, electronic data capture and electronic health records (EHR) navigation.
  • ECG, phlebotomy skills, and any other technical skills related to the completion of a study visit as required by a research protocol

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five (5) years clinical oncology experience.
  • Experience with research or clinical trials.
  • Oncology certification or other nursing or research certification, or certification eligible.

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Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

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CAMPUS Full Time Posted on 08/03/2021