Clinical Research Nurse - Core Leader | New York, NY - Job.com

Clinical Research Nurse - Core Leader

for Columbia University in New York, NY

Job Description

**Position Information**

**Job Title**

Clinical Research Nurse - Core Leader

**Job Code Title**

**Job Requisition Number**

080104

**Department**

7571- HIC HICCC

**Location**

Medical Center

**Job Type**

Officer Full-Time Regular

**Bargaining Unit**

**If temporary, indicate duration**

**Hours Per Week**

**Job Family**

**Salary Grade**

Officer 105

**Salary Range**

**Advertised Summary Job Description**

The Research Nurse / Nurse Practitioner Core Leader will be responsible for directing the care of patients enrolled in clinical trials within the Columbia University Medical Center's Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center Clinical Protocol and Data Management Office. Specific responsibilities will be in the context of guidelines described for each protocol and will include: identifying and contacting prospective study participants; reviewing protocols with patients and obtaining informed consent; performing (or arranging for) required evaluations; dispensing study medications to randomized patients; providing treatment education; providing follow-up with patients to ensure that study procedures are being followed and adherence is maximized; completing case report forms; filing serious adverse event reports. In addition to these specific responsibilities of a Research Nurse/Nurse Practitioner the Core Leader will: serve as a clinical resource to other members of the research team; have a comprehensive understanding of clinical trials and the ability to access appropriate resources/ information as needed; takes a primary role in the orientation and continued educational needs of RN/NPs; designs/creates learning experiences for all staff members; participates in the development of Standard Operating Procedures; assists in performance appraisals. The Research Nurse / Nurse Practitioner will collaborate with all members of the research team in developing and implementing a quality management plan. He or she will attend staff meetings and perform other duties, as assigned.

Hours:

9. 75 hour shift, flexed schedule (Monday ? Friday), pending successful completion of orientation requirements and departmental needs.

**Minimum Qualifications for Grade**

**Applicant** **MUST** **meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant**

BSN plus four years of related experience required (note: Master's Degree required for NP). NYS RN LICENSE REQUIRED (NP license and board certification if applying as Nurse Practitioner). Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required.

**Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications**

**Applicant** **MUST** **meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant**

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and Conflict of Interest (COI) required upon hire. Clinical research experience and oncology nursing experience required. OCN certification; CCRP/CCRC certification ; 2 years of HICCC CPDM or Cancer Center experience preferred.

**Special Instructions**

**Preferred Qualifications**

**Essential Functions**

**Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters. )**

**Special Indications**

**This position works with:**

Bloodborne pathogens

Contact with patients and/or research subjects

**HIPAA Compliance training required**

Yes

**Participation in Medical Surveillance required**

Yes

**What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? **

Standard Posting

**Requisition Open Date**

10-05-2015

**Requisition Close Date**

Open Until Filled

**Quick Link**

jobs. columbia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=151233

**EEO Statement**

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

**Local Hiring**

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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