Oncology Clincl Research Nurse
Job posting number: #7190681 (Ref:ej-4748879)
Posted: October 31, 2023
Oncology Clincl Research Nurse
Job ID: 263453
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.
Augusta University -
Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912
The position will primarily be responsible for case management and coordination of all aspects of clinical care and research data collection for children on investigational new drug clinical trials or single-patient treatment plans for the Pediatric Immunotherapy Program. This will include coordinating and scheduling of clinical services, working with insurance companies for approvals and prior authorizations, interacting with patients and families in clinic and by telephone for study purposes, documenting such interactions, coordinating care with off-site care providers, coordinating with research and data management staff for study-related activities and documentation, educating patients and families about specific studies and treatments, performing direct patient care, and other duties that may be necessary for clinical trial management and timely patient care.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Research and Care Coordination:
Coordinating medical records requests from outside institutions, follow up of record delivery, submission of outside records for scanning to PowerChart. Coordinating insurance approvals and pre-authorizations. Coordinating and scheduling of screening clinic visits, follow-up clinic visits, labs, imaging, ECGs, anesthesia, surgeries, radiation therapy, admissions, and other clinical services. Assisting with coordination of consent process and distributing copies of consents to stakeholders. Coordinating, scheduling, and communicating with off-site providers for clinic visits, ER visits, admission records, labs, imaging, anesthesia, surgeries, radiation therapy, and other clinical services. Coordinating and scheduling collection, pick-up, processing, and shipping of research biological samples, such as blood, plasma, tumor specimens, etc. with the research and data management staff. Cross-cover for other clinical research staff members.
Patient and Family Education:
Educating patients and families regarding the treatment regimens, including therapy calendars, expected side effects, timing of disease surveillance imaging such as MRI, health maintenance plans, supportive care, etc.
Communicating with Off-site Providers:
Communicating and coordinating with physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, office staff, etc. to maintain information flow and on-site record keeping regarding off-site clinical events, lab reports, imaging files and reports, and other clinical data. Communicating with off-site providers to update them on patient status and events (professional letters, practice site notes, discharge summaries, lab reports, imaging files and reports, and other clinical data).
Maintaining accurate patient medical records for coordination of patient screening questionnaire, regulatory and data management paperwork, and communicating with sponsor. Maintaining accurate and up-to-date information in patient research charts with regard to treatment delivery calendars (roadmaps), side-effect check lists, medication diaries, lab reports, imaging reports, and other clinical information and correspondence.
Patient Care Duties:
When necessary, patient care duties to include taking interval history, performing physical assessments, drawing blood for lab studies, accessing central catheters/ports, and documenting these activities in the patient medical record and where necessary in the patients research chart. Perform all other job-related duties that may not be specifically listed, but are necessary for trial management and timely patient care.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university and licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia with a minimum of three years of clinical experience in a specialized area; Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification.
Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university and licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia with a minimum of six years of clinical experience in a specialized area; Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification.
Preferred candidate will have a minimum three years of experience in delivering pediatric immunotherapy clinical trial care and services, including specialized clinical and research documentation. The research involves clinical trials, and they must adhere carefully to scheduling, plan of therapy, outcome assessment, adverse event monitoring, specimen collection, and other details of protocol.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to maintain confidentiality. Detail-oriented. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
**This position is 100% grant funded.**
Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level position)
Pay Grade: 22
Salary Minimum: $64,553 - Midpoint: $87,147
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position
Recruitment Period: 9/15/23 - Until Filled
Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.
Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.
Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!
Conditions of Employment
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.
The primary work location for this position is within the Augusta University Medical Center or other Augusta University Health System Clinic Space and is subject to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidelines. The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or an approved exemption. Your application to this position confirms you are aware of this requirement and agree to provide proof of either COVID vaccination or our organization's approval of a medical or religious exemption.
All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."
Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.
How To Apply
Consider applying with us today!
https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/ Search Job Opening ID: 263453
Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university
Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee
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