We are searching for a dynamic individual to co-manage and grow our Research Department. New Mexico Cancer Care Associates is a 7 MD, 2 NP practice with an existing Research Program. We are affiliated with CHRISTUS St Vincent Regional Cancer Center. The Cancer Center is located in an area with many outdoor activities and diverse art and social scene. We offer a full menu of benefits to include medical, dental, 401K and cafeteria plan.
Will be responsible for enlisting, maintaining, and assuring protocol compliance for all patients on clinical trials. Collaborates with physician in determining eligibility of patients for clinical trials. Will provide education to staff.
Assist Physician Principal Investigators with screening, recruitment and management of patients to Oncology Clinical Trials. Educate patients about study procedures to be performed and visit schedule.
Responsible for enlisting, maintaining, and assuring protocol compliance for all patients on clinical trials as well as manage the informed consent process for multiple on-going and new trials. Provide education to nursing and pharmacy staff.
In collaboration with the physician, review patients for changes in condition, adverse events, concomitant medication use, protocol compliance, response to study drug, and thoroughly document all findings.
Responsible for accurate and timely data collection, documentation, entry and reporting. Schedules and participates in monitoring and auditing activities. Attend tumor board meetings.
Maintain regulatory documents in accordance with SOP and applicable regulations. Coordinate regulatory requirements with IRB and NM research alliance. Participate in required training and education programs. Collaborate with Research Site Leader in the study selection process.
Identifies quality and performance improvement opportunities and collaborates with staff in the development of action plans to improve quality.
Compile and report protocol activity, accrual data, and research financial information to practice administration and physicians.
Supervise and manage other research staff.
Provides a safe environment for patients, families, and clinical staff at all times through compliance with all federal, state, and professional regulatory standards as issued through OSHA and the CDC. Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law. Additional responsibilities may include working directly with other research bases and/or sponsors
Graduate from an accredited program for nursing education (BSN preferred). If not BSN certified, then must have clinical experience, preferred in Oncology. We will consider all applicants with Oncology experience, nursing degree is not an absolute requirement.
Experience in clinical research strongly preferred. Current BLCS or ACLS certification is required. OCN, SoCRA or ACRP certification is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is negotiable depending on experience.