Bon Secours Mercy Health Registered Nurse ( RN ) Research - Hematology - Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in Greenville, South Carolina
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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.
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.
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
- 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
Work Position %
Mark with an X if this is a physical requirement for this job.
Mark with an X if this is a potential hazard for this job.
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
Use of Latex Gloves
Perform shift work
Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
Maneuver weight of patients
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder
Exposure to dust/fumes
Reach above shoulder
Exposure to potential electrical shock
Repetitive arm/hand movements
Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy
Exposure to high pitched noises
Exposure to communicable diseases
Acuity – far
Blood born pathogen exposure
Acuity – near
Gaseous risk exposure
Notice of Employment At Will
This document does not create an employment contract, and employment with Bon Secours Health System is "at will."
Nor is this document an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the essential and non-essential functions of the job at any time or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments). Management will attempt to give reasonable notice prior to revising a job function or requiring performance outside of this description.
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It is the responsibility of all employees to learn and utilize continuous quality improvement principles in their daily work.
Consistent with the Company’s Code of Conduct, all employees are responsible for extending the mission and values of the Sisters of Bon Secours by understanding each customer, treating each patient, staff member, and community in a dignified manner with respect, kindness, and understanding and subscribing to the organization's commitment to quality and service.
Required Protective Equipment:
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Original: April 2012
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Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.
We’ll also reward your hard work with:
Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
Paid time off
And much more
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