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Swedish Health Services Clinical Research RN - Cancer Research in Seattle, Washington


Clinical Research RN - Cancer Research @ Swedish First Hill

Full Time (40 Hour Week)

Day Shift

8 Hour Shifts

Hiring Bonus and relocation for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence Swedish that begin on your first day of employment. Join us, and find out how many ways we offer you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.

Independently coordinates research and administrative tasks in support of one or more research studies across multiple locations and may require travel in your own vehicle. Works with study investigators and supervisor to address study-related issues. Backs up other coordinators as needed. Supports department financial performance through budgeting, billing and as directed. May develop specialized research instruments and assist in the preparation of scientific manuscripts or presentations. May entail regular after-hours support, occasional on-call work and occasional overnight business travel.

Trains other research coordinators in the proper conduct of research studies and participates in quality control activities, as directed. Assists manager or supervisor in providing oversight of financial and quality initiatives. Provides clinical nursing care for privately, federally and/or commercially sponsored research activities. Ensure timely attention to and scheduling of clinical procedures required by research protocols for all patients enrolled on studies requiring such procedures. May supervise other research staff. Responsible for clinical education for study staff. Works cohesively within a team supporting a team approach to research.

Providence caregivers are not simply valued – they’re invaluable. Join our team at Swedish Research and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them.

  • Supports research studies by performing site and study initiation with sponsors; data management including completion and submission of Case Report Forms; measuring and enforcing patient compliance to study procedures; participating in and supporting sponsor monitor visits and audits by federal regulatory agencies.

  • Educates staff at clinics and hospital surrounding research protocols. Educates research staff and physicians regarding study requirements and patient status on trial.

  • Sends out reminders to physicians and staff regarding study availability and eligibility criteria. Reviews charts to identify potential cases and consent patients for participation in study.

  • Conducts clinical evaluations as required (i.e., screening visit, drug administration); educates patient and their family regarding study procedures; educates investigators, sub-investigators or other study staff regarding study content and status.

  • Provides 24-hour on-call status for patients, investigators or other interested parties (if appropriate per specialty).

  • Measures and monitors patient compliance to study requirements; creates source documents for data capture. Responds to sponsor requests for data queries; corrects errors in source data; and manages adverse events and home visits, if needed.

  • Coordinates patient care throughout the entire study for all clinical and non-clinical procedures.

  • Administers and monitors treatment protocols including: study procedures, management of side effects and drug accountability.

  • Serves as communicator and liaison between: physicians, study monitors, staff, sponsors, peers, and administration.

  • Actively participates in the preparation of publications, Investigational New Drug Applications, study proposals and protocols as required.

  • Coordinates and supports interactions with third party payers as required.

  • Performs nursing duties within accepted standards of practice, including the Washington State RN Practice Act and established hospital policies and Standards.

  • Maintains current knowledge of nursing practice by attending continuing education, serving on hospital committees and/or completing unit-specific mandatory competency skills.

  • May transport investigational medications or devices.

  • Presents applicable clinical updates at staff meetings. Presents detailed clinical information to staff surrounding appropriate department and/or study therapeutic area.

  • Develops a care plan and systematically evaluates patient care on the clinical trial per study guidelines in collaboration with the physician and other key research team members as appropriate.

  • Performs and accurately documents within organizational standards, patient clinical assessments in the EMR as guided by the research protocol and as warranted by patient response.

  • Communicates critical clinical data to the appropriate personnel (physician, pharmacist, clinic nurse, study sponsor, or other clinical team member) within a timely manner throughout the patient’s participation in the clinical trial.

  • Works collaboratively within the department and the organization to develop, implement, and evaluate patient care quality assessment and improvement activities for patients on clinical trials.

  • Acts as a clinical resource for patient care issues relevant to the research protocol to other clinical nursing staff, physicians, and members of other departments as required.

  • Demonstrates effective delegation and prioritization skills and fosters a professional, calm clinical environment for patient care.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree Nursing Degree (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing. Applicants without a BSN degree must actively pursue and attain a BSN within five years of hire. Continued employment by Swedish beyond five years is contingent upon attaining the BSN degree. Registered Nurses employed by Swedish prior to December 1, 2012 are encouraged to pursue the BSN degree, but obtaining the degree will not be a condition of employment.

  • Upon hire: Washington Registered Nurse License

  • Upon hire: National Provider BLS - American Heart Association

  • 2 years' Experience in a nursing specialty consistent with the specified research field (Oncology).

Why Join Providence?

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission of improving the health and wellbeing of each patient we serve.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty centers in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish, named a LinkedIn Top Company to grow your career, employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 229496
Company: Swedish Jobs
Job Category: Research
Job Function: Clinical Support
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Nursing
Address: WA Seattle 1221 Madison
Work Location: Swedish First Hill 1221 Madison-Seattle
Pay Range: $39.42 - $63.63
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Swedish Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.