Clinical Research Supervisor, RN - Oncology

Texas Oncology
Round Rock, Texas · 08/29/2017



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Job Description

Texas Oncology in exciting Austin, TX is searching for a full-time Clinical Research Supervisor Registered Nurse (RN). This position will be based in Round Rock but will also travel to the Austin – Central location as needed. A Registered Nurse license is required and 3 years of Oncology experience and 1+ years of Supervisory experience are strongly preferred. The Clinical Research Supervisor RN is responsible for supervising the day to day research operations, programs, and staff, under the general supervision of a physician or senior management member. 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 the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Supervises the clinical research operation in a practice for all research staff members in accordance with USON SOP and ICH GCP guidelines. Responsible for ensuring at the administrative level that all research activities are coordinated with affected departments within the practice.
- Collaborates with the SRL, physicians of the practice and research committee in the process of study selection for the research program. Develops and implements research budgets that include accrual targets and financial objectives for each research location, in collaboration with practice management. May promote or market research program to the practice, community and referring physicians. May coordinate research activities with other (non-USOR) bases or sponsors.
-Develops research accountability standards, metrics, and reports and identifies areas for improvement. Collaborates with site research leader (SRL) and research staff in the implementation of action plans designed to improve practice research operations and quality assurance functions.
-Leads meetings and facilitates groups to achieve desired results. Utilizes facilitation tools to ensure participation, innovation and decision-making among group; effectively uses group process techniques.
-Implements short term goals that align with the companys vision and business goals. Cascades goals down to staffs annual objectives.
-Provides on-going job related education and training to staff. May develop training materials. Develops and maintains standard operating procedures (SOPs) continually improving efficiencies.
-Coaches and develops staff. Responsible for recruitment, interviewing, recommending hires, assessing performance, recommending salary changes, and progressive discipline. Enforces adherence to Company policies.
-Other duties as requested or assigned.

Skills

-Associates degree in a clinical or scientific related discipline desired, graduate of an accredited nursing program preferred
-Minimum of five years nursing experience, clinical or scientific related discipline, preferably in oncology
-Supervisory experience preferred
-RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state
-Current BCLS or ACLS certification required for nurses
-SoCRA or ARCP certification preferred


Notes

We extend an extremely competitive offering of benefits to employees, including Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401-k with a matching component, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability and Wellness & Perks Programs.


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.


Contact Details

State/Province: Texas
Country: United States
Email: meggan.swierkowski@usoncology.com



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