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Clinical Trials Research Nurse, Lakeland Regional Health, Oak Park, Illinois

Posted: 3/24/2017SHOW ▼

Job Description:

We invite you to apply at our globally recognized, integrated healthcare system in Central Florida. Our 849-bed Lakeland Campus is one of the largest hospitals in the state of Florida and also operates the busiest Emergency Department in the nation.

Position Summary:

  • Facilitates, implements, and manages adult oncology patients entered on industry and federal group clinical trials. Acts as liaison between physicians, study sponsors, pharmacy, and other members of the multi-disciplinary team involved with the care of patients on clinical trials. Adhere to all hospital and cancer center policies, procedures, and standards of care. Observes and adheres to all research compliance requirements and communicates issues as they arise to the appropriate parties as identified in the Corporate Compliance Plan. Accept responsibility for knowledge of laws that apply to clinical research. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Position Highlights:

  • Award Winning Workplace: Best workplace awards from Forbes, Becker's & Gallup; "Most Wired Advance" Hospital.
  • Technology: State-of-the-art cancer center, robotic surgery, hybrid operating rooms, and advanced rehabilitation Growth and Opportunity: Brand new buildings and services added to care for women, children, cancer patients, and stroke/TBI patients.
  • Employee-centric: Guided by the Quality-Caring Practice model, relationship-centered care is at the heart of all we do.
  • Care for You: Comprehensive health benefits on eligible positions, robust retirement plan, and exceptional tuition reimbursement.
  • Stability: 100-years in business!

What you will do:

  • People At The Heart Of All We Do
    • Fosters an inclusive and engaged environment through teamwork and collaboration.
    • Ensures patients and families have the best possible experiences across the continuum of care.
    • Communicates appropriately with patients, families, team members, and our community in a manner that treasures all people as uniquely created.
  • Safety And Performance Improvement
    • Behaves in a mindful manner focused on self, patient, visitor, and team safety.
    • Demonstrates accountability and commitment to quality work.
    • Participates actively in process improvement and adoption of standard work.
  • Stewardship
    • Demonstrates responsible use of LRH's resources including people, finances, equipment and facilities.
    • Knows and adheres to organizational and department policies and procedures.
  • Standard Work Duties: Cancer Center Clinical Trials Research Nurse
    • Actively participates in team development, achieving dashboards, and in accomplishing department goals and objectives.
    • Actively recruit potential trial patients through screening, assessing eligibility, management, and follow-up care.
    • Participate in Tumor Boards to collaborate with the multi-disciplinary team to identify potential patients for clinical trial programs.
    • Deliver safe nursing interventions in an organized, efficient, and prioritized manner under the direction of the clinical trial protocol.
    • Facilitate communication between physicians, patients, patient families, and study sponsors.
    • Collaborate with physicians in the analysis of toxicity management, drug dose, drug modification, disease response status for modifications and interventions of present treatment per protocol directives.
    • Ensure that all required studies and proper follow-up are completed in the prescribed manner and timeframes per protocol directives for all clinical trial patients.
    • Coordinate the submission of pathology and radiotherapy materials pertinent to the study. Maintain accurate original source documentation on all clinical trial data required by the FDA.
    • Documents complete patient clinical findings in all databases and clinical trial patient sources. Report all severe adverse events to the sponsor as required by federal regulations.
    • Assist in the preparation of audits conducted by the NCI, FDA, industry, and cooperative group sponsors. Attends sponsor investigator meetings as required by department and sponsor. Demonstrate knowledge of good clinical practice and ethical conduct in research.

What you will need:

  • Education
    • Essential: Associate Degree
    • Nonessential: Bachelor Degree
  • Experience and Licensure
    • Current license to practice nursing in State of Florida.
    • Licenses Preferred: Oncology Certification (OCN) and/or certification in research (CCRC, CCRP).

Lakeland Regional Health provides everything you need to succeed professionally and personally, from education and training to exclusive perks. Enjoy:

  • Zero-deductible/zero-co-pay medical coverage with LRH providers
  • $5,000 educational assistance
  • Vision and dental
  • 401A and 403B retirement plan with employer match
  • Discounts and wellness programs
  • And so much more!

EOE M/F/D/V

Contact:

Email resume to: careers@myLRH.org or apply online.

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Program Officer, Cancer Care Coordination, Association of Community Cancer Centers, Rockville, Maryland

Posted: 3/17/2017SHOW ▼

Job Description:

The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) promotes the entire continuum of quality cancer care for our patients and our communities. We seek a Program Officer, Cancer Care Coordination for our Rockville office.

The Program Officer will provide project leadership for a foundation project that focuses on developing a care coordination pathway for Medicaid patients with lung cancer. This will involve oversight and management of a set of cross-functional sub-teams of staff and consultants in the delivery all assigned project components.

The Program Officer will be responsible for setting and managing expectations, highlighting and resolving issues, ensuring regular communications and managing internal and external activities to achieve project goals and objectives. The Program Officer reports to the Chief Learning Officer.

Candidates must have experience in oncology nursing and/or oncology management services or related experience, and strong understanding of health systems transformation activities and population health.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of integrated education initiatives that consist of a complex set of interconnected components requiring project planning, budgeting, funder reports, and administration
  • Serve as the primary point-of-contact for ACCC members, project consultants, and staff for all project-related work
  • Serve as the primary liaison with external organizations providing technical assistance on the policy, sustainability, and clinical research elements of assigned projects
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal relationship management skills and ability to handle complex situations
  • Identify and drive project and resource priorities that align with the objectives that identify ways to accelerate project execution where possible while maintaining high quality standards
  • Promote collaboration across internal functional areas to achieve project goals
  • Actively collaborate with external stakeholders, including patient advocacy organizations, policy experts, government agencies, health system leadership, cancer program administrators and staff, and others to advance the objectives of assigned projects and the ACCC membership
  • Maintain a detailed knowledge and understanding of all assigned projects to be able to quickly consult with internal and external stakeholders on issues and/or problems
  • Coordinate and facilitate regular meetings with consultants, member programs, and expert project advisers contributing to assigned projects
  • Coordinate and facilitate multi-day site visits with cancer programs to collect relevant project data
  • Represent the ACCC and assigned projects at internal and external meetings, including those with project funders and expert advisers

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in oncology nursing and/or oncology management services or related experience
  • Strong understanding of health systems transformation activities and population health
  • Program management experience, preferably in a membership organization or healthcare setting
  • Proven organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Superior analytical abilities; ability to draw insight from project findings
  • Proven ability to provide valuable insights and logical explanations when faced with difficult questions
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, and articulate all relevant perspectives
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal or no supervision
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to work overtime as needed and travel up to 10%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • OCN highly preferred
  • Master’s degree in public health, health care administration, nursing, or health policy
  • Patient navigation experience/certification
  • A track record of leading multidisciplinary teams delivering complex quality improvement efforts, including both assessment and implementation
  • Background in healthcare consulting with specific expertise in oncology and/or healthcare quality improvement

Additional Information:

The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) promotes the entire continuum of quality cancer care for our patients and our communities. Since 1974, ACCC has been helping oncology professionals adapt to the complex changes of delivering quality cancer care.

ACCC members rely on the Association to bring them information on cancer program management, reimbursement issues, legislative and regulatory changes at the state and national levels, community cancer program standards, NCI-funded community clinical research, hospital alliances and physician relationships, and more.

More than 23,000 cancer care professionals from 2,000 hospitals and practices nationwide are members of ACCC. It is estimated that 65 percent of the nation's cancer patients are treated by a member of ACCC.

In 2016 the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) launched an initiative to develop an optimal care coordination model to serve Medicaid patients with lung cancer. Through a collaborative approach, the project will focus on building effective partnerships among community organizations, patients, and primary and specialty providers with the goal of providing stakeholders a scalable plan for outreach and treatment that is replicable and sustainable across cancer programs.

ACCC will develop the Optimal Care Coordination Model to engage ACCC member cancer programs and practices, community health centers, patient advocacy organizations, health system leadership, payers and policymakers, to strengthen lung cancer systems of care and improve outcomes for Medicaid patients by expanding access to and use of care.

For additional project information, please visit www.accc-cancer.org/carecoordination.

Contact:

Submit your cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: HR@c-managementinc.com.

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Chemotherapy Oncology Nurse Supervisor, Regions Hospital, St. Paul, Minnesota

Posted: 2/14/2017SHOW ▼

Job Description:

Regions Hospital, a level 1 Trauma Center in St. Paul, MN is seeking an experienced Oncology Nurse Supervisor. This position will supervise a chemotherapy infusion center in a hospital based clinic that averages 50 infusion visits/day. Monday-Friday schedule Come be a part of something great and Make Good Happen!

Qualifications:

  • Completion of an accredited Baccalaureate program in nursing.
  • Two years of clinical nursing experience in Oncology and Chemotherapy Infusion.
  • Two years experience in a nursing leadership role.
  • Must be licensed as an RN in the state of Minnesota.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Contact:

Please apply by clicking on the link below:
http://bit.ly/2kPi4hY.

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Gynecologic Oncology PA/NP, FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Pinehurst, North Carolina

Posted: 1/17/2017SHOW ▼

Job Description:

FirstHealth of the Carolinas (FHC) is a regional referral center with an outreach of 15 counties. FirstHealth offers all major medical and surgical specialties and numerous subspecialties including: open heart and valve surgery, Neurology, Behavioral, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Neonatology and Oncology. We are seeking a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our Gynecologic Oncology team. The practice offers the full spectrum of women’s cancer care, delivering university-quality care in a private practice setting. Join an organization with an established reputation for high-quality, compassionate care and provider collaboration.

Moore Regional Hospital, our flagship facility with 395 beds, recently ranked #8 in the “best hospital” ranking and #1 “patient picks” list by Business North Carolina magazine. In addition to our hospitals, FirstHealth owns and operates more than a dozen primary care clinics, dental centers, convenient care clinics, transition care clinics, a hospice program, home health services, fitness centers, charitable foundations, an insurance plan, and more. FirstHealth is included in Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine’s, “100 Most Wired Hospitals” list in 2016. Progressive web-based EMR provides ease of access to the patient’s record both on-site and off. Epic medical record system to be implemented in July 2017.

Our Community:

  • Considered a “micropolitan” area, we are located in the world-renowned Sandhills area of NC, acclaimed for golf and equestrian industries.
  • Exceptional quality of life—Pinehurst was recently recognized as North Carolina’s #1 place to live and #2 safest community.
  • Neighboring Southern Pines is listed in “50 Best Small Towns in America”.
  • Family friendly resort destination offers a variety of affordable housing choices with excellent public and private schools.
  • Temperate climate allows for outdoor activities to be enjoyed year-round.
  • Relaxed lifestyle within reach of urban amenities - just an hour from Raleigh-Durham, one of the fastest growing metro areas in the US.
  • Two hours from the crystal waters of the Atlantic coast and three hours to the rugged Appalachian Mountains.

Our Opportunity:

  • Be a part of our Commission on Cancer accredited comprehensive cancer program which includes six medical oncologists, three radiation oncologists, one gynecologic oncologist, patient navigation program, and a multidisciplinary approach to serving our patients and community.
  • Responsibilities include new patient evaluations, pre-op and post-op care, palliative care, first assist and patient education.
  • State-of-the-art technology including robotics.
  • Active clinical trials program.
  • Competitive salary and pay for performance bonus program.
  • Comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life, disability, wellness incentive, two long term savings plans, child care facility, fitness centers and more.

Qualifications:

  • Prefer candidate with 2+ years of advanced practice experience in women’s health, oncology or primary care.
  • Surgical skills or interest in first assist responsibilities preferred.
  • Must have strong assessment and diagnostic skills and make clinically sound decisions in a busy practice environment.
  • Able to establish/maintain effective working relationships with patients/families, administration, medical staff, and the public.
  • Clean background; must be licensed or eligible for licensure in NC.

More information can be found at FHPG Careers.

Contact:

Laura Tominelli, ltomanelli@firsthealth.org, 910-715-2186.

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Administrative Director, Oncology & Clinical Trials, FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Pinehurst, North Carolina

Posted: 1/4/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

Phenomenal Opportunity for Gyn Onc PA or NP in Pinehurst, NC FirstHealth's Gynecologic Oncology program is expanding! Join an organization with an established reputation for excellent cancer care and provider collaboration. FirstHealth of the Carolinas - a private, community based health care network serving the mid-Carolinas - is seeking a compassionate Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner for our flagship campus in Pinehurst, NC.

Position highlights:

  • Partner with a dynamic and dedicated physician to practice the full scope of gynecologic cancer care - university-quality services, active clinical trials program.
  • Be a part of our Commission on Cancer accredited comprehensive cancer program which includes six medical oncologists, three radiation oncologists, patient navigation program, and a multidisciplinary approach to serving our patients and community
  • Responsibilities include outpatient clinic, inpatient visits and surgical first assist
  • Excellent compensation package - competitive base salary, quality incentive, annual time off, comprehensive benefits, retirement plans, fitness center, child care, and more.
  • Desirable resort destination known for golf and equestrian activities - temperate climate allows for a variety of outdoor activities to be enjoyed all year.
  • Numerous affordable housing choices, #1 safest city in NC, excellent public and private schools.
  • Easy access to the state's major metro areas, Atlantic coast and Appalachian Mountains.

Qualifications:

  • PA must be a graduate of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program and have NCCPA certification. NP must be a graduate of a nurse practitioner education program and have national certification.
  • At least two years of advanced practice experience required preferably in women's health, oncology or primary care.
  • Surgical first assist experience desired.
  • Candidates must have strong communication skills and be able to interact effectively with patients, families, staff, and others.
  • Clean background and licensed or eligibility for licensure in NC required.

Contact Information:

For more information and to apply contact our Physician Recruiter Laura Tomanelli at 910.715.2186 or ltomanelli@firsthealth.org.

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Clinical Research Nurse, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Posted: 12/29/2016SHOW ▼

Basic Functions:

The Clinical Research Nurse participates throughout the entire clinical trials study process. Specific responsibilities include preparing and submitting IRB and regulatory documents, collaborating with physicians to determine patient eligibility for clinical trials, discussing specific trials with potentially eligible patients, consenting and coordinating patients to be enrolled in specific clinical trials, and monitoring patients enrolled in clinical trials.

Additional responsibilities include assisting with the development, implementation, and evaluation of clinical trials for research by pharmaceutical companies, device manufacturers, collaborating institutions, cooperative groups, and internal investigator initiated studies. Some travel is required to investigator meetings, training sessions, and to Kaiser Permanente medical centers within the region.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and evaluate clinical study subjects, scheduling appointments and interviews.
  • Provide instruction to potential clinical study subjects and those involved in care of subjects on aspects of subject's care, treatments, and side-effects.
  • Explain informed consent procedures and obtain written consent.
  • Educate subjects on diagnosis and treatment plan.
  • Facilitate test and procedure scheduling for subjects participating in clinical trials and/or treatment plans according to protocol design.
  • Perform essential subject assessment functions such as accurately obtaining vital signs and collecting biological specimens.
  • Perform procedures according to the protocol using proper technique, standard precautions, and following Good Clinical Practice guidelines.
  • Complete all source documentation and Case Report Form, maintain thorough and organized study documentation, including research records, phone logs, screening logs, and regulatory binders, and accurate drug accountability records.
  • Complete, submit, and maintain documentation required by Office of Human Research Protection and regulatory documentation required by Sponsor.
  • Adhere to protocol requirements; identify and implement strategies to prevent protocol deviations and violations.
  • Follow billing policies to assure proper billing for research- related services.
  • Coordinate and participate in monitor and regulatory visits, and manage timely responses to queries. e.g., corrective action plans.
  • Monitor subject responses to protocol and communicate findings to the physician and health care team; report adverse events to the PI and others as required by protocol.
  • Attend research meetings, staff meetings, conferences, and in-service education of nursing and medical staff.
  • Foster and maintain cooperative relationships with other departments, patients, medical staff, and sponsors.
  • Responsible for knowing and following all MAPRI SOPs, IRB SOPs, Kaiser Permanente policies and procedures, and Federal rules and regulations applicable to clinical research.
  • Prepare IRB documentation as required, including: initial submissions, protocol amendments, protocol modifications, Adverse Event Reports, protocol deviations, protocol violations, continuing review, and informed consent documents.
  • Obtain and prepare regulatory documents required to conduct clinical trials, including: investigator CVs, financial disclosure forms, laboratory certifications, radiation safety exemptions, FDA 1572 forms, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Nurse (RN) in jurisdiction to which assigned.
  • Research professional certification within 2 years of hire (e.g., Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) or Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP).
  • DOT/IATA certification within one year of hire.
  • CPR certification.
  • Passing grade on Kaiser Permanente standard medication test.
  • Minimum three years of clinical nursing experience.
  • Minimum one year of related work experience in clinical trials research.
  • Detailed knowledge of research rules and regulations and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
  • Proficient with word processing and spreadsheet applications, and other software applications unique to the MAPRI.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and in self-directed manner.
  • Ability to maintain meticulous records for clinical trials and research projects, including case report forms, regulatory documents, correspondence, etc.
  • Ability to interact on a scientific level with medical staff, physicians, and representatives of national and pharmaceutical groups.
  • Ability to collaboratively assure protocol compliance and completion.

To apply, please contact our Professional Recruitment Department.

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RN Navigator and Supervisor (Multiple Openings), The Carle Foundation - Cancer Center, Urbana, Illinois

Posted: 12/14/2016SHOW ▼

Job Description:

Now Hiring: RN Navigator—GI Cancer, RN Navigator—IBD and RN Supervisor—Cancer Center.

The RN Navigator coordinates the delivery of coordinated care to the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) or GI Cancer patient population. Provide clinical expertise and program management for the in-patients and out-patients. Serves as a liaison and resource to patients, staff members, as well as provides direct patient care.

The RN Supervisor manages nursing, CMA and ma activities for the cancer center with multiple departments and provides clinical expertise in the nursing process.

EDUCATION:
Bachelors in Nursing required.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION
Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois and Basic Life Support (BLS). RN Navigator—GI Cancer and RN Supervisor also require ACLS, and Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certifications. OCN Certification must be obtained within 2 years of start date.

EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 2 years in a related field required for RN Navigator; Minimum of 5 years required for RN Supervisor.

OTHER SKILLS
Experience in program development, implementation, and evaluation preferred. Leadership and organizational skills are essential. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively and collaboratively with medical, community, and administrative personnel. Must be able to project a positive image and reflect a high degree of professionalism. High level of energy and enthusiasm are necessary. Ability to accept and initiate change. Ability to work independently but function as an integral member of the healthcare team. Resourcefulness and team-building skills are necessary. Must have functional capabilities in a medical emergency.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled.

Contact:

To apply, please visit https://carle.org/careers.

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