YCC Clinical Research Nurse
Company: Yale University
Location: New Haven
Posted on: June 8, 2021
- Builds, reviews and approves accurate and complete order sets
to ensure compliance with individual research protocols. 2.
Assesses protocols for feasibility at Smilow Cancer Hospital New
Haven and Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers. 3. Attends and
participates in disease team, feasibility, site start-up and other
key meetings with the responsibility to identify, analyze and
disseminate appropriate information to the clinical operations
staff and maintains a current understanding of priority trials for
the YCC. 4. Develops and participates in the delivery of training
for new protocols, including; the creation of training materials,
protocol-specific tool kit, nursing in-service presentations and
others as required by specific protocols. Determines the
appropriate training delivery mechanism, timing and frequency. 5.
Directs the prioritization and serves as liaison to the Beacon
administrator, Clinical Research Support Lab personnel, research
pharmacists, Principle Investigators and research support staff as
it relates to the building and approval of drug order sets and lab
order templates. Directs the prioritization and approves OnCore
study calendars in compliance with individual research protocols.
6. Evaluates and assesses protocols in advance of protocol review
meetings to determine complexity, identify risks, logistics and
challenges associated with operationalizing and implementing
specific trials at Smilow Cancer Hospital and its Care Centers.
Collaborates with pharmacists, lab staff, CTTM(s) and others to
ensure challenges and logistics are resolved prior to activating
clinical research studies. 7. Develops and administers tools to
analyze the effectiveness of training programs and measure progress
of understanding. 8. Trains research staff as necessary on specific
protocols and YCC standard operating procedures in conjunction and
in collaboration with investigators and clinical site
representatives. 9. Serves as clinical resource for training and
maintaining research staff use of clinical trial management systems
as needed. 10. Serves as clinical resource for triaging and
addressing research related inquiries generated from YCC websites
and professional presentations. 11. Participates in the ongoing
development, implementation, and evaluation of initiatives to
enhance YCC clinical research services and collaborations. 12.
Provides patient consultation and education regarding clinical
trials and provides study specific information when appropriate.
13. Assists with identifying toxicities and grade, using NCI Common
Toxicity Criteria. Responds to and triages calls from patients
regarding symptoms. 14. Serves as front line medical person in
interpreting protocol to medical and nursing staff, particularly
concerning dose medications and safety issues related to the
administration of the study drug or treatment. 15. Reviews Beacon
order set with CRC in anticipation of upcoming participant's clinic
visit. Pends orders for routing to Investigator for approval and
signature. 16. Performs additional duties as required.
Required Education and Experience
- Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing and four years of
related experience or an equivalent combination of education and
experience. 2. Active CT RN License.
Background Check Requirements
All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment
background screening for this position, which may include motor
vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on
the position description and job requirements. All offers are
contingent upon the successful completion of the background check.
Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for
additional information on the background check requirements and
The YCC Clinical Research Nurse is responsible for ensuring
excellence in the execution of clinical trials conducted by the
Yale Cancer Center (YCC). This position is also responsible for
directing the design, plan, delivery and evaluation of clinical
trial related implementation and training activities, which
primarily includes, but is not limited to, Research Coordinators
and Assistants, non-clinical research staff and clinical personnel
located at the research site.
The intent of this job description is to provide a
representative summary of the essential functions that will be
required of the position and should not be construed as a
declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the
particular position. Employees will be assigned specific
job-related duties through their hiring departments.
Affirmative Action Statement:
Yale University considers applicants for employment without
regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an
individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as
a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate
on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or
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people from sex discrimination in educational programs and
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University's Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the
U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor,
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