Description University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus University of Colorado Cancer Center Clinical Research Nurse (Phase 1) Position # 00748446 u2013 Requisition 14031 * Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at ***** **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Cancer Center has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Clinical Research Nurse position. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Cancer Center, located at the Anschutz Medical Campus, is Coloradou2019s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, a distinction recognizing its outstanding contributions to research, clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. CU Cancer Centeru2019s clinical partner for adult care, University of Colorado Hospital is ranked in the top 15 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News and World Report and Childrenu2019s Hospital Colorado is ranked 8th by the same organization in Pediatric Cancer Care. The CU Cancer Center is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Networku00ae, an alliance of the nationu2019s leading cancer centers working to establish and deliver the gold standard in cancer clinical guidelines. CU Cancer Center also is a member of the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), a unique research partnership among North Americau2019s top cancer centers leveraging multiple data sources and matching patients to targeted treatments. CU Cancer Center is a consortium of approximately 261 researchers and physicians at three state universities and three clinical institutions, all working toward its vision to prevent and cure cancer while being a global model for patient care delivery, interdisciplinary research, and training. Nature of Work As a member of the research team this position is responsible for conducting key aspects of research for Phase I-IV industry-sponsored, co-operative group and or investigator-initiated clinical trials in accordance with the trial protocols, FDA Regulations, and ICH/GCP Guidelines. The person in this position is accountable for meeting study-specific goals and timelines, performing and assisting with clinical tasks related to study-specific tests, procedures, and treatments within scope of practice. In addition to acting as a clinical research coordinator, the RN is also responsible for drug administration, phlebotomy and pharmacokinetic sampling, toxicity checks, and protocol specific tests and procedures specifically related to clinical research studies as well as other clinical duties such as EKGs and Holter monitors as assigned based on appropriate licensure and/or completion of competency documentation and team needs. The incumbent coordinates study subject appointments throughout the study and is responsible for data entry, study subject advocacy, and possible management of studies at the local level. Effective communication with study subjects, investigators, and other team members is essential for this position. This position is responsible for providing outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Examples of Work Performed Assures adherence to all research standards as set forth by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), University of Colorado Hospital, University of Colorado Denver (UCD), National Cancer Institute (NCI) and other pertinent regulatory agencies. Relays timely information to Regulatory Affairs Coordinator in regard to protocols (e.g. addition of investigators, amendments, serious adverse events, consent form changes, monitoring visits, correspondence, continuing review and study termination reports) to ensure quality study flow and ensure that all governing regulations are being adhered to. Obtains medical history and current medications, reviews protocol inclusion/exclusion criteria, and confirms eligibility of subject. Ensures that the informed consent process has occurred, is properly documented and filed as required. Recruits and interviews prospective subjects for multiple clinical studies. Familiarizes potential subjects with the details of the study through phone contacts and personal interviews.u00a0 Schedules subject participation in research, coordinating availability of necessary space, laboratory and physician support. Coordinates with pharmacy staff dispensing of study medication under the direction of the Principal Investigator and/or Sub-investigators. Assures compliance with protocol details, completes necessary records, and coordinates scheduling of subject and monitoring visits. Accurately transfers source documentation into Case Report Form (CRF) within 10 working days. Is familiar with all records required for each study, reviews records after each visit for completeness and accuracy. Maintains patient clinical research files.u00a0 Recognizes adverse events and serious events and promptly notifies appropriate parties; e.g. Principal Investigator, Study Sponsor, FDA, Data Safety and Monitoring Committee (DSMC), Regulatory Affairs Coordinator. Serves as a contact person for ongoing clinical research studies and meets with representatives from sponsoring pharmaceutical firms or in-house staff for initial orientation to studies and for review of study records. Participates in DSMC audits. Patient Care Responsibilities Collaborates with hospital staff to ensure tests and procedures required by clinical protocols are performed and documented. These include, but are not limited to vital signs, phlebotomy, specimen processing, EKGu2019s, drug administration, Infusions, pharmacokinetic sampling, toxicity checks, and protocol specific tests and procedures. May be called upon to perform the following specific tests and procedures specifically related to the research study: a) electrocardiogram, b) blood pressure, pulse, height, weight, and temperature measurements, c) phlebotomy and specimen processing and shipping, d) pulse oximetry. Collaborates with the clinical team in developing all aspects of patient care. Assesses patientu2019s pertinent health history. This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority. Salary and Benefits The hiring salary for this position starts at $61,194 and is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at **** Qualifications Minimum Requirements Education:Graduation from an accredited school of nursingExperience:A minimum of 1 year of RN experience NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATION: Candidates must have an active RN License. Candidates must have an active Colorado nursing license or ability to obtain their Colorado license prior to start date. Please attach or include a copy of your current RN license with your application submission.u00a0 Preferred Qualifications 1 year of RN experience in research and/or oncology Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational skills, and ability to problem solve and multi-task. Good command of the English language, both written and verbal. Knowledge of common pharmaceutical terminology Diversity and Equityu00a0 The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Office of Equity by email at **** or by ****.**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.