The Oncology Research Nurse plays a key role in presenting treatment alternatives and an assessment of treatment risks and benefits associated with each clinical trial. The Oncology Research Nurse's primary role is to ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance with each protocol and to assist principal investigators and co-investigators of clinical studies in coordinating and facilitating the activities of participants in clinical research protocols. He/she is also responsible for identifying clinically significant events through patient assessments and review of a variety of medical documents (e.g. medical records, laboratory reports). The Research Nurse is responsible for following institutional standards of research nursing practice within his/her scope of duties and responsibilities.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing is required. Bachelor degree in nursing preferred. (Education qualifications must be from a school whose accreditation is recognized by Marshfield Clinic).
License/Certification: Current unrestricted Wisconsin Registered Nurse License is required. Oncology Certified Nurse (ONC), ACRP (Association of Clinical Research Professionals or SoCRA (Society of Clinical Research Associates) certification required: if not current, must write examination within two years of full time employment.
Experience: Three years of progressively more responsible nursing experience is required. Two to three years of clinical research and protocol management experience preferred.
Exclusion from Federal Programs: Employee may not at any time have been or be excluded from participation in any federally funded program, including Medicare and Medicaid. This is a condition of employment. Employee must immediately notify his/her manager or the Clinic’s Compliance Officer if he/she is threatened with exclusion or becomes excluded from any federally funded program.
**You may submit your Cover Letter and Resume along with the online employment application. After submitting your application, you will be prompted to upload a Microsoft Word -OR- PDF version of your Cover Letter and Resume.**
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