Overview The Hem/Onc nurse is part of the Hematology/Oncology team and will be responsible to perform study specific duties and execute clinical care to subjects participating in clinical trials. The nurse will provide care to all study subjects by: •Safely and effectively administering study medications. •Accurately documenting the administration of study medication in the source documents. •Collect and record subject study data into source documents or electronic data systems (i.e. vital signs, adverse events, concomitant medications). •Manage clinical trials for Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease population according to regulatory guidelines. •Download clinical trial information, maintain protocols and associated documentation. •Confirm study subject eligibility, maintain enrollment logs. •Register and enroll research participants, coordinate research-related testing and follow-up appointments. •Perform EKG’s, IV starts, phlebotomy, administer medications ordered by physicians or NP’s, start IV’s, monitor vital signs. Essential Job Functions •Participate and coordinate study audits, attend occasional out of town meetings. •Maintain regulatory integrity by updating regulatory documents. •Assist in grant and budget preparation to include individual study grants. •Track invoices and study expenses. •Prepare amendments and progress reports for submission to regulatory and funding agencies. •Screen and enroll patients according to specific protocol requirements and also obtain informed consent from parent and child when enrolling patients. •Responsible for reviewing inclusion and exclusion criteria for the principal investigator. •Responsible for completing all study specific procedures according to the study protocol. •Process patient’s lab specimens and ship/store them per protocol, ensure the diagnostic specimens are packaged and shipped per IATA guidelines. •Screen sickle cell clinic and inpatient unite daily for potential study participants. Requirements •Bachelor’s degree required •Hem/Onc nurses should possess knowledge of medical and scientific terminology, strong interpersonal and communication skills. Qualifications •RN or LPN •Prior research experience in clinical setting •Excellent written, oral communication skills •Licensing by SOCRA •Have the capacity to analyze and interpret data, and use ability to maintain confidentiality. •Nurses also need to be comfortable working with potentially infectious and hazardous materials.
Internal Number: 0002
About University Pediatricians
University Pediatricians is the practice plan for the Department of Pediatrics at Wayne State University School of Medicine. We are affiliated with Children's Hospital of Michigan, the only free standing children's hospital in the state. University Pediatricians is a not-for-profit corporation and serves all patients regardless of ability to pay. Our mission is to provide essential access to care for a significant population of children with chronic illnesses within Michigan and the surrounding region. Ensuring that University Pediatricians can continue to serve our patient population is a key element to our contracting strategy.
Working in coordination with The Children's Hospital of Michigan we strive to improve the health and well-being of all children and their communities by advancing science and the practice of pediatric health care and through advocacy programs.
Our group provides medical services in all of the pediatric subspecialties listed below:
- Adolescent Medicine
- Critical Care Medicine
- Emergency Medicine
- General Pediatrics
- Genetics and Metabolic Disorders
...- Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation
- Hemophilia Treatment Center
- Infectious Disease
- Neonatal and Prenatal Medicine
- Pharmacology and Toxicology
- Physician Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Pediatric Prevention Center
- Sickle Cell
In addition to providing services on our main campus, we provide services at various locations throughout Michigan. We provide medical education for pediatric residents and pediatric subspecialty fellowships each year.
Our core values include compassion, integrity, innovation, respect and accountability. We instill these values in order to promote a family-centered system of care and prevention that will benefit children, families and communities. We educate physicians and other health care professionals in order to provide outstanding care. As an employee of University Pediatricians, we encourage employees to take great pride in being a member of a Company that has an excellent reputation for helping children and their families. We strongly believe that each employee directly contributes to our overall success.