Clinical Research Specialist

  • Mercy Cedar Rapids
  • Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
  • Mar 08, 2021
Full Time Research

Job Description

This job supports Mercy’s philosophy of patient centered care by making clinical trials available to patients treated in the Hall Perrine Cancer Center. This is achieved by abstacting and recording study specific data, recording and reporting adverse events and reviewing all forms for submission.   Job Duties Abstracts and records study specific data on case report forms and submits data to Trial Coordinator Center Adheres to policies, legal, and regulatory standards associated with good clinical practice guidelines Maintains continual communication with departmenal and interdepartmental employees, research bases, and NCI Coordinates the submission of pathology and/or radiology materials required by the protocol Responds in a timely manner to data queries Records and reports all adverse events (AEs) and SAEs as outlined in the protocol. Reviews all forms for submission to research base Maintains and monitors patient case records for accuracy, quality of data, and compliance with protocol guidelines Ensures that medical staff is aware of protocol study parameters and protocol dose modification guidelines Prepares and assists during audits by the research base Assists in the training of new clinical research and new oncology personnel regarding clinical trials Adheres to protocol conduct, date collection, and quality control in relation to clinical trials Manages investigational drugs and supplies as per protocol managment Assists the clinic trial investigators in coordinating and facilitating patient participants in clinical trials Administers all aspects of clinical trials while maintaining complicance with federal, state and institutional guidelines with regard to involvement of human subjects in clinical research Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Sound background in clinical trials Demonstrates respect and compassion in appropriately and accurately following protocals, policies and procedures dealing with clincial trials Computer and communication skills, and math skills for dose calculations Occasional travel to conferences is required Professional Experience Experience in conducting clinical trials or oncology trials preferred Oncology nursing experience strongly preferred Education Registered Nurse required Licensure, Certification, Registration Current licensure to practice as a registered nurse in State of Iowa required Certified CCRA (Certified Clinical Research Associate) or SoCRA (Society of Clinical Research Associate) preferred

Employment Type

Full Time