Founded in 1959, The Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant at Columbia Children's Health, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital- New York Presbyterian (MSCHONY) is one of the oldest and most comprehensive centers in the country focused on treating children with cancer and blood disorders. CHONY has 202 inpatient pediatric beds, including a 54-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and 10 operating rooms. Our division is currently composed of 23 full-time faculty, 5 research RN/NP, 8 clinical research associates, and 2 regulatory specialists and includes an ACGME-accredited Fellowship Program. The division plays active roles in the Children's Oncology Group (COG), Dana Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and National Experimental Therapeutics Consortium (Head Start), Therapeutic Advances for Childhood Leukemia (TACL) and Genomic Analysis Informs Novel/ Individualized Cancer Therapy (GAIN/ iCAT) consortia. Embedded within the division are the "PIPseq" (Precision in Pediatrics through Sequencing) precision oncology and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation Developmental Therapeutics (PCFDTP) Programs. Columbia serves as the hub for a city-wide effort to provide whole exome sequencing to all children with cancer and is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated COG Phase I center serving the New York, Northern New Jersey and Connecticut tri-state region with a population in excess of 20 million.
The Section of Stem Cell Transplantation (SCT) is recruiting for the position of a Clinical Research Nurse. The employee will be a Columbia Officer. The individual hired will be responsible for the clinical trial protocol development and implementation. A list of responsibilities and essential functions appears below. This position will report to the Section Head, Stem Cell Transplantation, Division Director and Divisional Administrator for the Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation.
Assist PI with patient care
Coordination and administration of clinical research protocols in Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation clinical research programs.
Protocol development and implementation
Coordination of patient informed consents, compliance, preparation of regulatory documents for IRB submission, organization of study materials recruitment clinical care and follow up of research participants.
Coordinate protocol status for all Phase I, II and Institutional protocols.
Provide in-service with physicians, nursing and support staff of protocol requirements and serve as liaison between principle Investigator and various study sponsors.
All other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience required; 4 years related experience
NYS RN license
IT (or Nursing IT) experience preferred
Able to function independently with minimal supervision
Has excellent organizational and analytical skills and a high degree of flexibility
Has excellent written and oral communication skills
Level of Physical Activity Required: Light
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 500213
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