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CLINICAL CARE COORDINATOR: Rogel Cancer Center (Research-Hematology Program )

Company: University of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

This position will serve as the Clinical Care Coordinator for the Hematology program in the Cancer Center - Clinic Research Group and will be part of the Oncology CTSU. The candidate will be responsible for study coordination and Nursing Responsibilities for patients on clinical trials in the Cancer Center. This includes educating patients and staff on possible side effects and research procedures, organizing data, participating and planning for the research meetings. Utilizes critical thinking skills to recognize and solve patient/participant problems. Utilizes the nursing process and nursing standards to prevent or manage actual/potential patient/research participant problems in the Oncology setting. Ensures screening scheduling and coordination of care of research participants is accomplished as written in the research study protocol. Facilitates and maintains full regulatory compliance. The Clinical Care Coordinator is required to have a working knowledge of protocol requirements and good clinical practices as set forth by federal regulations.
Mission Statement
The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Why Join Michigan Medicine?
Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan medicine is comprised of over 26,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world's most distinguished academic health systems. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.What Benefits can you Look Forward to?Nursing at Michiganoffers a competitive salary with excellent benefits! Evening Shift Differential- $2.55 per hour Night Shift Differential- $3.40 per hour Weekend Differential- $1.75 per hourThe benefit package includes: Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage 2:1 Match on retirement savings and immediate vesting Generous Paid Time Off Allowances Robust Tuition and Certification support programs Large offering of no cost CEs and professional development for advancement
Responsibilities Coordinates clinical research studies with Study Coordinator-Data, ancillary services and clinical teams Supervises dose changes or laboratory abnormalities under the direction of the MD's Orders study specific lab work and protocol specific procedures per study and department protocol/s Works with research lab services and DMs to maintain lab supplies Develops in-services for Infusion Clinic Nurses Works with finance team regarding study/pt. specific study charges Identifies, Screens, consents and enrolls patients on clinical trials Performs phlebotomy (PK, PD sampling, EKG's and other) as necessary Attends investigator and coordinator meetings as applicable Integrates the workflow of many studies running simultaneously Serves as a resource and contact person for active protocols Along with study team, advises sponsor of inconsistencies, errors or any issues of concern that may be identified by a critique of sponsor's protocol Ensures screening, scheduling, correct timing of study visits and coordination of care of research participants is accomplished as written in the research study. Educates patient/participants and their families to the purpose of clinical research. Provides education to patients, families and significant others specifically related to research protocol requirements and the cancer diagnosis. Educates staff about treatment, possible side effects, and complications. Utilizes critical thinking skills to recognize and solve patient/participant problems. Utilizes the nursing process and nursing standards to prevent or manage actual/potential patient/research participant problems in the oncology setting. May provide patient care for patients. Performs toxicity assessments, grading under the direction of investigator. Participates in the review of research study data both through internal and quality control/quality assurance and participates in quality improvement processes Possesses a working knowledge of clinical trial design and conduct. Demonstrates proficiency in operating multiple electronic applications used for documentation and obtaining results. Provides information and develops appropriate resource documents, patient diaries and tracking tools for the medical and nursing staff enabling the successful completion of procedures and collection of data as written in the research study plan. Is able to consistently gather data and follow protocols and/or department guidelines with guidance Participates in the research treatment plan by reviewing the overall structure, and requirements for each protocol with the principle investigator, or designee. Organizational management, including, but not limited to, timeliness in completing source documentation, reporting adverse drug experiences, managing workload and managing patient study files. Liaison between clinical team and research team to develop processes, troubleshoot complications and facilitate communication Collaborates with medical staff to facilitate and optimize the care of the research patient. Maintains current PEERS, CITI or NIH Protection of Human Subjects Training Certification annually; Maintains knowledge of current ICH and FDA guidelines. Facilitates and maintains full regulatory compliance and working knowledge of protocol requirements and good clinical practices as set forth by federal regulations Provides coverage for Coordinators and Research Nurses in other Oncology disease groups Provides Inpatient Research coverage when needed Helps with study feasibility, budgets, Via Oncology information and any other required information Maintains a highly professional and positive attitude Plans and Coordinates CRT and other team meetings and the information required for those meetings Other duties as required by LeadershipThe Clinical Research Group Research Nurse will have strong interpersonal, organizational, and conflict resolution skills with emphasis on teamwork and diplomacy, excellent attention to detail, ability to multi task and work well under time constraints. The candidate will have excellent computer skills with proficiency in all Microsoft software applications. They will participate in the development of research goals and objectives by attending staff meetings, in-service programs, attending appropriate continuing education opportunities, staff development programs, as well as participating in Quality Improvement initiatives to support implementation of change.
Nursing Specific Info
Salary & Nursing Framework Level:This UMPNC RN posting is posted under the Role-Specific Advancement Model (RSAM) as:CCC- COMPETENT NE.Actual RSAM LEVEL and salary will be determined at time of hire.RSAM levels range from CCC-COMPETENT NE to CCC-EXPERT NE TO CCC-MASTERY NE or CCC-Mastery Plus NE.Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position. Posting may be filled after the initial 5-day posting period.Applicants who have left the UMPNC bargaining unit must include on their resume dates of past employment including months and years of service along with effort.Positions less than 20 hours/week may be combined.If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.
Required Qualifications*
A current license in the State of Michigan as a Registered Nurse. Educational Requirement; applicant must meet one of the following:Bachelor's degree in Nursing OR an Associates degree or diploma in Nursing and a Master's degree in Nursing Two (2) or more years of RN experience Two (2) or more years of RN experience working in Hematology/Oncology OR Two (2) or more years of experience coordinating clinical trialsNOTE: In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants): You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.
Desired Qualifications*
Previous experience with Epic or MiChart SOCRA or ACRP certification Hematology/Oncology RN exp
Work Schedule
Hours: 40 hrs/wkShift: Days and Evenings, Monday thru Friday with a possibility of weekend and holidays. Hours will vary, and flexibility is required.Location: University of Michigan RogelCancer Center: Clinical Research Group and Oncology CTSUAll new employees are expected to float in times of low census.
Union Affiliation
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U-M Professional Nurse Council union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
Background Screening
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Selection Process
Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department of Nursing, like the University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.U-M COVID-19 Vaccination PolicyCOVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working remotely. More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.

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