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Providence Clinical Trials Nurse Supervisor in Santa Monica, California


$20,000 Sign-On Bonus Eligible to External Candidates!

We are seeking a Clinical Trials Nurse Supervisor who will function under the supervision of the Senior Regional Research Manager, to assist in leading the Research service line in implementing and developing clinical trial process and procedures to expand clinical trial access to patients across the region. Independently responsible for all aspects of treatment related clinical trials falling under the purview of the Oncology and Non-oncology service lines in the acute care and outpatient setting. This includes supporting Providence clinical trial activities in the private practice physician office across the region. Coordinates implementation of protocol treatment, care, management and follow up of patients enrolled on highly complex research studies. The Clinical Trials Nurse Supervisor will be primarily responsible for patient eligibility verification, coordination of tests and procedures, education of patients, families, Nursing and Medical staff, coordination of investigational vaccines, oral agents, and devices, patient advocacy, and assurance of compliance with Federal and International Human Subjects Regulations. Performs all duties in a manner which promotes a team concept and reflects the Sisters of Providence mission and philosophy.

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing

  • Current CA Licensed Registered Nurse

  • Current BLS-HCP – Basic Life Support - for Healthcare Providers - American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) - CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer accepted on hire until card expiration date

  • Six (6) years of experience in Clinical research

  • Maintains current nursing knowledge related to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care of fragile and/or chronically ill adult and geriatric patients

  • Knowledge of current practices in nursing, including outcome standards, nursing management of disease and treatment, complications and psychological response

  • Strong understanding of Oncology and Non-oncology, pathophysiology, etiology, risk factors, characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment with knowledge of both current standard and novel investigational therapies. Competence in intercultural nursing care and communication

  • Able to assess and triage patient issues quickly and accurately

  • Able to prioritize implementation of Oncology and Non-oncology patient care in the chronically ill and/or fragile patient population

  • Able to coordinate patient care among primary care, care providers

  • Strong patient, family and staff/care provider teaching skills

  • Knowledge of current practices in cancer nursing including outcome standards, nursing management of disease and treatment complications and psychological response

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Able to anticipate patient problems or care coordination issues related to high complexity of protocol requirements that deviate from standard care

  • Able to act as patient advocate

  • Able to work cooperatively with variety of individuals including physicians, nursing, administrators, private practice staff, industry and federal research sponsors, study auditors, billing staff, pharmaceutical industry representatives and community leaders

  • Able to function as coordinator for community events representing the research department

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • ACRP/SOCRA certification or other Clinical Research Certification

  • Certification in area of nursing specialization (i.e. OCN, RN-BC, NIH Stroke)

About the hospital you will serve:

The Saint John's Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center is a cancer research institute dedicated to the understanding and curing of cancer in order to eliminate patient suffering worldwide. The Institute's mission is accomplished by conducting innovative research focused on biological mechanisms to provide new understandings of the cause, diagnosis, control, and cure of cancer; training the next generation of surgical scientists who study and treat cancer; and researching unique experimental treatment services to rapidly develop and test new forms of diagnosis and therapy in order to improve the quality of life and expected survival of those afflicted with cancer.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

About the Team

The Sisters of Providence and Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange have deep roots in California, bringing health care and education to communities from the redwood forests to the beach shores of Orange county - and everywhere in between. In Southern California, Providence provides care throughout Los Angeles County, Orange County, High Desert and beyond.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care, and even our own Providence High School.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 113904
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Research
Job Function: Clinical Support
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Leadership
Department: 7009 SJCI Neuroscience Research
Address: CA Santa Monica 2200 Santa Monica Blvd

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.