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Research Nurse Leukemia

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Company: Md Anderson

Location: Houston, TX

Date Posted: July 22, 2014

Source: MD Anderson

Salary Minimum 55,000.00
Salary Midpoint 73,000.00
Salary Maximum 91,000.00

1. Protocol Management

Assumes responsibility for the effective operation of research protocols in collaboration with the principal investigator and study sponsor. Examples include participation in SIVs, conference calls, interim assessments and email/written business correspondence. If required by the protocol, ensures capture of research-associated tests and procedure charges to the research financial account. Assesses patients for protocol eligibility through personal interviews and/or medical record review in inpatient and outpatient settings. On a real-time basis, assesses the patient’s clinical status; coordinates, evaluates and follows the patient’s participation in clinical trials. Collaborates with the entire medical care team as necessary. Provides documentation in the patient’s medical record, protocol specific documents, and institutional requirements. Communicates availability of protocol treatments for accrual. Participates in the development and maintenance of the protocol-specific order sets. Maintains the ...
Salary Minimum 55,000.00
Salary Midpoint 73,000.00
Salary Maximum 91,000.00

1. Protocol Management

Assumes responsibility for the effective operation of research protocols in collaboration with the principal investigator and study sponsor. Examples include participation in SIVs, conference calls, interim assessments and email/written business correspondence. If required by the protocol, ensures capture of research-associated tests and procedure charges to the research financial account. Assesses patients for protocol eligibility through personal interviews and/or medical record review in inpatient and outpatient settings. On a real-time basis, assesses the patient’s clinical status; coordinates, evaluates and follows the patient’s participation in clinical trials. Collaborates with the entire medical care team as necessary. Provides documentation in the patient’s medical record, protocol specific documents, and institutional requirements. Communicates availability of protocol treatments for accrual. Participates in the development and maintenance of the protocol-specific order sets. Maintains the institutional patient regulatory protocol requirements (deviation logs, SAEs, AE logs, IRB continuing review, etc.) Notifies clinical and/or research laboratories of protocol-required laboratory tests including EKGs, PKs, PDs, urine collection, etc. Prepare orders for protocol-related tests, procedures, consults, requests for pathology slides and blocks as needed.

2. Protocol Data

Assists the primary investigator in collection and evaluation of data. Oversees protocol-related data documentation in the medical record. Collaborates with data entry staff to ensure data is accurately entered into required database or on a handwritten case report form. Reviews patient response to treatment, treatment toxicities and adverse drug reactions with the principal investigator. Reports to the Institutional Review Board and the study sponsor. Provides protocol summary reports as requested.

3. Patient Education

Identifies patient and family educational needs regarding treatment management, evaluation and follow-up in clinical trials through talking with patients person-to-person or by telephone and provides appropriate education and/or educational materials. Ensures human subjects protection in accordance with federal, state and institutional requirements. Facilitates the patient’s provision of initial informed consent and re-consent. Addresses research participants’ inquiries and concerns.

4. Professional Education

Provides professional and ancillary staff education concerning research protocols by preparing inservice materials. Provides accurate information as requested to the multidisciplinary team. Keeps current concerning oncology and research study management issues through reading and/or attending meetings/in-services.
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