Clinical Research Nurse Liaison - Infusion Center
- Location: Charlottesville, VA
- Posted: Aug 23, 2019
The Clinical Research Nurse Liaison possesses a specialty focus on clinical research and serves to function as a role model patient advocate change agent leader educator consultant and clinician. This individual provides support to improve patient care and patient outcomes as they related to clinical research. In addition the Clinical Research Nurse utilizes evidence-based practice to coordinate and facilitate clinical research procedures for outpatient oncology according to regulatory body professional standards and the nursing professional standards at UVA. This job requires a range of nursing skills and abilities including but not limited to collaboration with the primary healthcare team to develop individualized care plans for study participants; facilitation of in-service instruction for members of the health care team and research team as appropriate; demonstration of autonomy as well as the ability to collaborate within a multidisciplinary healthcare team to meet the needs of the patient and family; and promotion of clinical research in the clinical arena.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Formulate care plans (primary emphasis on nursing communication nursing orders parameters and administration issues) in collaboration with Investigational Pharmacist and study team.
Provides consultation to the principal investigator infusion center research study team or clinical nurse coordinators as it relates to clinical trial patients protocol and research guidelines.
Patient treatment plans are routinely reviewed and compare to study protocol.
Provide direct nursing care to clinical trial participants.
Provides leadership and serves as a resource in the provision of the care and activities related to clinical research participants.
Provide patient caregiver and colleague education.
Conduct an annual clinical research needs assessment and uses results to construct a strategic plan to develop plans for meeting those needs.
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $59,592.00 - $98,633.60 Annual
Education: Bachelors of Science in Nursing Degree required, Master's degree in related field within 4 years of hire.
Experience: 3 years Oncology experience required
Licensure: Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physicians Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
- Full time