Clinical Research Coordinator

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Website Virginia Cancer Specialists

Virginia Cancer Specialists

Company : Virginia Cancer Specialists

Country: United States

Location : Arlington, Virginia

Post: Fri, 17 Mar 2023 19:05:19 GMT

Expires: Fri, 14 Apr 2023 23:59:59 GMT

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Are you looking for a career and not just a job in the Medical field?  Virginia Cancer Specialists, an affiliate of McKesson Specialty Health and US Oncology, a leader in Cancer care, is seeking a  Full Time Clinical Research Coordinator for our Arlington office. Bachelor’s degree in a clinical or scientific related discipline desired. Experience in oncology is preferred. $8,000.00 Sign On Bonus is available for New Hires!!   

*Rehires will not qualify for the Sign On Bonus


Responsible for coordinating the screening, enrollment, and maintenance of patients on clinical trials. Duties include assuring protocol compliance for all patients on trial, participation in consent process, in collaboration with physicians and other providers ongoing assessments for changes in condition and adverse events, accurate and timely documentation/data entry, participates in education and training of other staff and patients, Ensures site research quality by practicing in compliance with US Oncology Research, Inc. (USOR) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), principles of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Supports and adheres to US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics Business Standards.

Key Responsibilities:

Collaborates with physicians and other providers to screen potential patients for eligibility.

Presents trial concepts and details to the patients, participates in the informed consent process, and enrolls patients on clinical trials.

Coordinates patient care in compliance with protocol requirements.  Dispenses investigational drug and provides patient teaching regarding administration. 

Maintains investigational drug accountability. In collaboration with the physician and other providers, reviews patients for changes in condition, adverse events, concomitant medication use, protocol compliance, response to study drug and thoroughly documents all findings.

Responsible for reviewing protocol specific billing guides and submitting billing information to appropriate personnel.

Collaborates with study team on subject recruitment and study enrollment goals. Works with team to determine effective strategies for promoting/recruiting research participants and retaining participants in long-term clinical trials.

Provides clinical services as required including patient assessments. Assists with collection and maintenance of regulatory documents in accordance with USOR SOP and applicable regulations. May collaborate with Research Site Leader in the study selection process.

May participate in scheduling monitoring and auditing visits as well as interact with the monitors/auditors while onsite. Participates in required training and education of staff and patients. Assists with the preparation of orders by physicians to assure that protocol compliance is maintained.

Communicates with physician regarding study requirements, need for dose modification, and adverse event reporting. 

Minimum Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities):

Education/Training – Graduate from an accredited program for nursing education required (BSN preferred). Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in state of practice required. Current BLCS or ACLS certification required. OCN, SoCRA or ACRP certification preferred. Business Experience – Minimum 1 year of nursing experience required, preferably in oncology Experience in Microsoft Office required Experience in clinical research preferred Specialized Knowledge/Skills – Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures such as protocols, informed consent documents, and regulatory documents Ability to work independently, organize, prioritize, and follow through with results Ability to solve practical problems and implement solutions Must have excellent communication skills Excellent organizational skills Strong ability to multi-task Excellent time management skills Must have strong interpersonal skills to be able to interact with multiple people on many different levels Must have a high level of attention to detail Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment May be responsible for basic clinical assessments


Working Conditions: Environment (Office, warehouse, etc.) Traditional office environment. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment.  


Physical Requirements (Lifting, standing, etc.) – Large percent of time performing computer based work is required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. (This description is general in nature and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned as needed to meet company goals.)


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 The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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