Clinical Research Nurse Manager Briskin Center for Clinical Research
City of Hope
Job posting number: #7134996 (Ref:10020667)
Posted: May 24, 2023
Salary / Pay Rate: $57.71 - $96.38 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
About City of Hope
City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.
Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.
A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s “Best Hospitals” in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.
City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds, and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.
The primary purpose of the Research Nurse Manager position is to plan, direct, coordinate, and evaluate clinical treatment of research protocols conducted within the CRU (Clinical Research Unit). Manages overall operations, strategic planning, budgeting, quality assurance and administration of activities and personnel that impact research protocols and protocol patients, as well as development of assigned staff. Assures quality nursing care by managing adequate staffing levels and skills mix for the Clinical Research Unit. Supports the in-patient clinical research demands by collaborating and providing clinical research educational support as needed. Provides excellent customer service. Maintains compliance with regulatory requirements including tracking and trending quality indicators. Evaluates individual employees’ performance by coaching, mentoring and taking corrective actions and discipline when appropriate. Maintains fiscal accountability and budget neutrality; Communicates openly to the upper management and to staff. Provides leadership to achieve the hospital's mission, vision and direction for the future.
Key Responsibilities include:
Patient Care and Clinical Quality
- Establish standards for patient care to assure patient care is timely, safe and effective
- Assure satisfaction of patients, physicians and other customers with care and services that are delivered.
- Develop and foster collaborative relationships with other departments to support safe and high quality patient care and services
- Assure regulatory standards are met
- Measure performance of staff to meet regulatory and patient care standards
- Report results of ongoing quality metrics as appropriate.
- Promote the utilization of evidence based practice in delivery of patient care.
- Support and facilitate critical thinking of staff.
- Recruit and maintain adequate number and competent staff to provide care and meet patient care standards
- Assure and facilitate the orientation and ongoing development and education of staff
- Assure staff have current licenses, certifications and are competent to provide care.
- Manage and lead staff to develop collaborative working relationships within department and with other departments as applicable.
- Collaborates with human resources to provide counseling or performance improvement of staff as needed.
Planning and goal setting
- Manage and implement departmental programs and goals that support the strategic plan for the organization and for patient care services
- Support departmental implementation of new technology and services.
- Effectively communicate (written & oral) across the organization.
Fiscal and Budget
- Assists the Director with development of the annual budget.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Basic education, experience, and skills required for consideration:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
- 3-5 years in oncology nursing
- 1-2 years supervisory experience
- California Registered Nurse licensure
Preferred education, experience, and skills:
- Master’s Degree preferred
- OCN or AOCN
- Clinical Research; 2-5 years supervisory experience
As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.
- Shift: Day; 8 hours
- Job Status: Full-Time; 40 hours
Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $57.71 - $96.38 / hour
The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.
City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.