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CLINICAL RESEARCH NURSE B/C--CANCER CENTER

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-27138
Posted Job Title CLINICAL RESEARCH NURSE B/C--CANCER CENTER
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org CC-Cancer Center
Posted to the Web 10/17/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 026/027
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8am - 5pm
Months 12
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Duties

Clinical Research Nurse B ; With minimal supervision, coordinate the conduct of Phase I – IV clinical trials, not limited to but with a focus on Cellular Therapy trials including consenting, screening and enrolling eligible subjects, managing subject treatment per protocol, oversight and coordination of research testing, including labs, office visits and radiology exams, provide oversight for research medication administration, monitor patient care, treatment side effects and patient status throughout study period, communicate any research issues to PI and primary MD, communication with research team, including Investigators, CRC and regulatory team, to ensure patient safety and proper study conduct, provide patient/family education and support, follow GCP guidelines in the conduct of trials, coordinate implementation of research protocols with study and clinical team, collecting and reporting research data, reporting serious adverse events per protocol, coordinate subject care with clinical team, provide coverage and support to other research nurses and coordinators, maintain good communication with supervisors, co-workers and study team, attend study related meetings that may occur outside of usual work ours, other duties as assigned. The typical hiring salary range for the Clinical Research Nurse B in the Cancer Center is $55,000 to $65,000 depending upon the successful candidate’s qualifications.

Clinical Research Nurse C: Independently coordinate the conduct of Phase I – IV clinical trials, not limited to but with a focus on Cellular Therapy trials including consenting, screening and enrolling eligible subjects, managing subject treatment per protocol, oversight and coordination of research testing, including labs, office visits and radiology exams, provide oversight for research medication administration, monitor patient care, treatment side effects and patient status throughout study period, communicate any research issues to PI and primary MD, communication with research team, including Investigators, CRC and regulatory team, to ensure patient safety and proper study conduct, provide patient/family education and support, follow GCP guidelines in the conduct of trials, coordinate implementation of research protocols with study and clinical team, collecting and reporting research data, reporting serious adverse events per protocol, coordinate subject care with clinical team, provide coverage and support to other research nurses and coordinators, maintain good communication with supervisors, co-workers and study team, possibly assist in the writing and development of investigator-initiated protocols, participate in the development of unit SOP’s, serve as a resource for junior staff, serve as a resource for development of study orders, provide input into the development of efficient work flows, attend study related meetings that may occur outside of usual work ours, other duties as assigned. The typical hiring salary range for a Clinical Research Nurse C in the Cancer Center is $75,000 to $84,000 depending upon the successful candidate’s qualifications.

Qualifications

Clinical Research Nurse B: Registered Nurse with license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania without restriction or limitation and 1 year of nursing experience, preferably in clinical research, is required. BS degree in Nursing or a Bachelor degree in a related discipline and Oncology experience (either nursing or clinical research) is highly preferred.

Clinical Research Nurse C: Same as above with 2 to 3 years of experience.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/32139

Posting Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • Less than high school education
    • High School Diploma or GED
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    • Associate's Degree or Two Year College
    • Bachelor's Degree
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    • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree
  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
    • 0 to 1 Year
    • 1 to 2 Years
    • 2 to 3 Years
    • 3 to 5 Years
    • 5 to 7 Years
    • 7 to 10 Years
    • Over 10 Years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter