Cedars-Sinai Cancer is committed to pursuing pioneering research into disease mechanism, diagnostic innovations and new technologies and resources. Through our historic achievements, growing research enterprise, and serving one of the most diverse regions in the world, our physicians and scientists are uniquely positioned to guide the next generation of progress against cancer.
Join our team and use your expertise with an organization known nationally for excellence in cancer research.
The Cancer Clinical Trials Office is looking for to hire a Research Nurse Coordinator I. As The RNC I you will have the primary responsibility for all activities associated with clinical study coordination, including subject recruitment/enrollment, study coordination, data management/integrity, grant expenditure adherence, regulatory compliance, project/study evaluation and subject interfacing. The Research Nurse Coordinator I handles the clinical logistics of the study, working in tandem with the Research and/or Clinical Nurse who work to provide hands-on clinical care to the research subject. Incumbents in this role lean heavily upon their clinical nursing background to serve as liaisons between nursing staff, the Principal Investigator, other research staff and the study participant.
In addition, the RNC I will be responsible for the following:
Provides educational services to research participants and family regarding study participation, participants current clinical condition, and or disease process
Assesses/documents adverse events as reported by research participants, works closely with PI to document according to department process (grade, attribution, treatment, etc), reports to regulatory and sponsor as required
Records research data where assessed or reported by patient (ie. symptoms of treatment)
Participates in the query and analysis of research data
Facilitates the education of the interdisciplinary team on study requirements
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to create and communicate a plan of care that allows for safe and effective collection of clinical research data.
Coordinates research participant study visits.
Triages patient by phone and provides clinical information to the patient.
Recruits of study participants and/or oversees the recruitment of study patients.
Completes and documents study participant enrollment, assessment/reassessment, education, and follow-up activities and/or has oversight of the research activity.
Coordinates study participant interventions as required and/or has oversight of the research activity.
Serves as a liaison between study participant and PI, Clinical Research Nurse and other research staff.
Prepares data spreadsheets for Investigator and/or department.
Prepares and updates investigation binder.
Completes Case Report Forms.
May prepare IRB submissions.
Assists with data compilation.
May assist with grant proposals, publication preparation, and presentations.
May coordinate grant activities post award through closure (monitoring budgets, compliance, progress reports).
May process, ship, track or otherwise handle research specimens.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.