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Bon Secours Mercy Health Registered Nurse (RN ) - Oncology Research Coordinator in Greenville, South Carolina

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Bon Secours St. Francis Cancer Center - Oncology Research Nurse Coordinator

Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator is responsible for coordination of clinical trial patients and data analysis for therapeutic and supportive care studies.

Employment Qualifications

Education: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience in an established oncology program or research program

Licensure, Registration, or Certification: Current Licensure with the South Carolina Board of Nurse Examiners. SOCRA or ACRP certification required within two years of role assumption

Essential Job Functions

  • Screens potential patients for protocol eligibility. Presents trial concepts and details to the patients, oversees the informed consent process, and enrolls patients on protocol.

  • Coordinates patient care in compliance with protocol requirements. May disburse investigational drug and provide patient teaching regarding administration. Maintains investigational drug accountability.

  • In collaboration with the physician, reviews patients for changes in conditions, adverse events, concomitant medication use, protocol compliance, response to study drug and thoroughly documents findings.

  • Possesses clinical assessment skills relative to the research patient/family.

  • Responsible for accurate and timely data collection, documentation, entry and reporting, Schedules and participates in monitoring and auditing activities.

  • Participates in required training and education programs. Responsible for education of clinic staff regarding clinical research.

  • May oversee the preparation of orders by physicians to assure that protocol compliance is maintained. Communicates with physician regarding study requirements, need for dose modification and adverse event reporting.

  • Orders all procedures and medications as delegated by the physician in conjunction with protocol requirements.

  • Assist quality management, and data collection as needed.

  • Oversees and supervises the daily work of the Clinical Research Coordinator and Data Analyst staff.

  • Collaborates with and assists research staff, physicians, and other health team personnel in the delivery of coordinated patient delivery.

  • Communicates relevant information to other members of the health care team.

  • Advances personal professional growth through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services, and workshops.

  • Participates in orientation of new staff members, externs.

Other Functions:

  • Ensures site research quality by practicing in compliance with Bon Secours St Francis Hospital Standard Operating Procedures, principles of Good Clinical Practice and applicable federal, state, and local regulations.

  • Supports and adheres to the Bon Secours St Francis Hospital Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

  • Adheres to St. Francis Health System rules, regulations, and policies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned. Assists and supports other departments when needed.

  • Familiar with all nursing policies and procedures of practice for the St. Francis Health System and the Oncology Program.

  • Displays excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Possesses knowledge of clinic and nursing structure standards/policies.

  • Demonstrates self-directed learning through completion of orientation requirements and continuing education programs.

Special Note :

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.

  • Provides patient care to pediatrics, adolescents, adults, geriatrics

Other Job Functions

Assist with regulatory affairs and processing as needed

V. Working Conditions

  • The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials. Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

Office Equipment Used

Telephone, computer, keypad, laptop, cell phone, fax, copier

Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

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Clinical Research - St. Francis Cancer Center

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com .

Bon Secours is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health (http://BSMHealth.org) and is a not-for-profit Catholic health system sponsored by Bon Secours Ministries and founded by the Sisters of Bon Secours. With operations in Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Kentucky, Florida and New York, Bon Secours owns, manages, or joint ventures 20 hospitals and 27 post-acute care facilities or agencies including skilled nursing facilities, home care and hospice services, and assisted living facilities. Consistent with its commitment to alleviate human suffering, Bon Secours has developed more than 800 affordable housing units for low income families.

Bon Secours has more than 24,000 employees and has been recognized as a Gallup Great Workplace for six consecutive years. The Mission of Bon Secours is to bring compassion to health care and to be Good Help to Those in Need, especially those who are poor and dying. For more information, visit www.BonSecours.com .