Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah is a National Cancer Institute Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center located in Salt Lake City, Utah. We serve patients with all types of cancer, who come from throughout the Mountain West, including Utah and parts of Idaho, Montana, Nevada, and Wyoming.
Our doctors and scientists include world-renowned experts dedicated to the highest quality standards and driven by the commitment to improve the lives of people affected by cancer.
Huntsman Cancer Institute’s mission is to understand cancer from its beginnings, to use that knowledge in the creation and improvement of cancer treatments, to relieve the suffering of cancer patients, and to provide education about cancer risk, prevention, and care.
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These are the principles that guide us. From our physicians and nurses providing care, to volunteers handing out snacks in clinic waiting areas, to valets greeting visitors at the front entrance, the Huntsman Cancer Institute team aims to make each person’s experience exceptional.
University of Utah Job ID# PRN22124B - 01167 - HCI Clinical Trials Operations
COMPENSATION: $22.88 to $43.46
WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time, 40 hours per week, Day
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Phase I Clinical Research Nurse (CRN) assists in administration of the conduct of clinical research by performing research duties overseen by the Principal Investigator and Sub-Investigator. They provide patient care within the scope of nursing practice and in compliance with guidelines set by governing agencies. They have knowledge of cancer disease process and cancer treatments.
Oversees compliance to protocol; manages quality control, completion and submission of study related documentation; prepares reports for organizations and agencies. • Monitors enrollment goals and initiates strategies to promote enrollment; and participant and protocol compliance. • Coordinates and performs responsibilities related to research participants including determining subject population availability, developing informed consents and screening materials, screening and recruiting subjects, scheduling visits, obtaining informed consent, answering subject inquiries, overseeing study visits and acting as a liaison between participants and study-related parties. • Attends clinic visits with patient and physician and documents visits in EPIC (electronic medical record system). • Recognized, tracks and reports adverse events and protocol deviations. • Develops and maintains patient databases, investigational logs and records of drugs administered, medical devices monitored and/or procedures followed. • Represents the research program at meetings, national and international research consortia. • Mentors and trains new and subordinate employees. • Provides protocol education to patients and families
RN license in the state of Utah plus two years related experience required. Depending on area of assignment, CCRP, ACRP-CRC, SOCRA-CCRP certification may be required. A current Basic Life Support Health Care Provider Card certification or obtain one within 6 months of employment required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.
The hiring department may also prefer experience in a specific area of nursing
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
PREFERENCES: • Certification in Oncology Nursing and Research preferred: ONS, ACRP (CCRC), SOCRA (CCRP) • Demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of an interdisciplinary team. • Demonstrated skills in critical thinking, problem solving, and ability to make independent decisions. • Strong computer skills preferred.
Internal Number: PRN22124B
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