HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator to support the John P. Murtha Cancer (MCC) research projects at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) in El Paso, Texas. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MCC.
The John P. Murtha Cancer Center located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland is a modern, patient-centric, tri-service military healthcare facility. Its comprehensive core of military and civilian oncologists and other cancer-trained clinicians and researchers provide multidisciplinary cancer-care delivery and patient-family support services. Our Cancer Center, the only DoD Cancer Center of Excellence within the Military Health System, offers its patients access to cutting-edge cancer diagnostic and treatment technologies.
The incumbent will coordinate all research activities related to the performance and compliance of all research projects in multidisciplinary areas under the directions of designated Principle Investigators and the leadership of Murtha Cancer Center at Walter Reed Bethesda.
Works closely with the designated Principle Investigators and provides board range of research coordination support to the partner MTFs on behalf of MCC.
Serves as the point of contact for Relay Health between MCC/WRNMMC and partner MTFs.
Provides the referral coordination and arrangements for complex or rare cancer cases between MCC/WRNMMC and partner MTFs under Relay Health systems.
Monitors the progress of assigned clinical research projects and provides regular updates to the PI.
Reviews new patient records and screens patients for eligibility for participating in research protocol.
Consents patients, and interviews patients to collect data on health history and lifestyle practices. Performs blood collection and processing as needed.
Prepares samples for shipment, enters the required data and prepares reports as needed.
Responsible for maintaining full compliance with all applicable requirements of the CAP, Department of Defense, partner MTFs, and other appropriate regulatory agencies.
Maintains excellent communication and positive relationships with all collaborated sites.
Responsible for implementing SOPs, research protocols and policies for all assigned research projects.
Manages the inventory of supplies and equipment used for MCC research projects in partner MTFs.
Performs other duties as needed.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of U.S. Federal government regulations regarding the conduct of human clinical research.
Clinical competence in application of professional nursing theory, practice, and skills for the care of pediatric and adult patients.
Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral modes and to teach in formal and informal settings.
Skills in counseling, guidance and maintaining interpersonal relationships.
Good typing skills to allow online documentation of patient interactions.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: A Registered Nurse with a Bachelor’s Degree will be plus.
Minimum Experience: A minimum of two years’ experience coordinating research protocols OR certification as a Certified Clinical Trial Investigator (CCTI), Certified.
Physical Capabilities: Requires sitting for long periods at a computer and/or desk. Travel to collaborating military or civilian facilities. Walking, lifting and bending required.
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Registered Nurse, Complete human protection training developed by the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) within one month from start date.
Work Environment: Hospital/Office
Must be a US Citizen and pass a favorable National Agency Check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.
HJF administers innovative medical research, supports education and training, and facilitates collaborations between the military and private medical communities. We provide comprehensive management and scientific services for more than 600 basic, clinical and applied research projects conducted around the globe. We also support continuing medical education programs for more than 160 military medical research and treatment facilities, and military medical organizations.