Registered Nurse - Clinical Research Coordinator

City of Hope

Skokie, IL

ID: 7236614 (Ref.No. JR-13409)
Posted: April 16, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $31.89 - $52.55 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Registered Nurse - Clinical Research Coordinator

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

Under direct supervision of their Clinical Research leader, the incumbent is responsible for supporting clinical trials at the top of their nursing license scope, for existing and novel oncology therapies while working in a fast-paced environment. Trial responsibility ranges from First in Human and Phase I-Phase III clinical trials, in addition to Investigator Initiated Trials( IIT’s). The CRN position has a specific responsibility for all aspects of coordination of therapeutic clinical trials in all oncology disease represented at the site. The CRN also has a specific responsibility in placing all protocol related orders in the EMR in additional to collecting biospecimens required by study protocol, while adhering to the scope of the nursing license.

The successful candidate:

  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of applicable federal regulations, institutional guidance documents and SOPs for the conduct of clinical trials to ensure human subject protection, compliance with protocol and regulatory requirements and the thorough collection, recording and maintenance of data and source documentation.
  • Collaborates with Investigators in review of subjects’ recruitment and pre-screening for protocol eligibility. The CRN is responsible for developing an individualized strategy for identifying potentially eligible patients for each study. The CRN presents trial concepts and details to the research subjects, participates in the informed consent process, enrolls, and coordinates care of subjects in compliance with protocol requirements. The CRN may provide teaching on investigational agents/devices to research subjects and maintains test article accountability. In collaboration with Investigators, the CRN monitors subjects for changes in condition, adverse events, concomitant medication use, protocol compliance, response/reactions to test articles, and thoroughly documents all findings. The CRN is responsible for accurate and timely data collection, documentation, and reporting.
  • Schedules and/or participates in off-site investigator meetings, pre-site selection visits, site- initiation visits, site-assessments, monitoring visits, and auditing activities as delegated by the Director, Clinical Research and/or Research Manager. The CRN may be responsible for and/or assist with completion and maintenance of regulatory documents in accordance with regulations, hospital and organizational policies and Standard Work Instructions. The CRN will participate in required training and education programs, provide clinical research education to local clinic staff, and ensure site research quality by practicing in compliance with policies, SWIs, principles of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and applicable federal, state, and local regulations. The CRN may develop or assist with development of study tools including source documents and eligibility checklists and criteria cards and may be involved in the collection, processing, and shipping of protocol required lab specimens. The CRN maintains adequate supplies to conduct the studies and orders replacements as needed. The CRN maintains the equipment inventory (per protocol) and has appropriate certifications as required by protocol activities e.g., IATA certification. The CRN assists clinicians (LPNs, MAs, and/or RNs) as needed to ensure that protocol- required specimen collections, electrocardiograms, vital signs, study drugs and customary usual care medications, IV start and IV discontinuation as well as follow-up observations are performed per protocol (as applicable).
  • The Clinical Research Nurse will provide consistent oversight to ensure competent and standardized practices and coordinate strategies to enhance departmental communication and collaboration.
  • Must be able to work ONSITE M-F, 5 8's


Your qualifications should include:

  • Prior clinical research, Nursing, or relevant clinical experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing
  • Arizona Registered Nurse License or a Registered Nurse License form a Compact State
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association within 1 month of employment
  • ACRP, SOCRA, or other within 3 years of employment
  • International Air Transport Association (IATA) within 1 month of employment
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) within 1 month of employment
  • Human Subjects Protection (HSP) within 1 month of employment

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here:Benefits Information

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $31.89 - $52.55 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.