Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in Boston, Dana Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Gynecologic Oncology Program has an opening for a Clinical Research Nurse. The Clinical Research Nurse (CRN) in collaboration with the physician, is responsible for the design, implementation, and evaluation of clinical research in their specific program/area. The CRN has expert knowledge of cancer as a disease process, cancer treatment modalities (or comparable knowledge for a non-oncology area, e.g. infection control) and the process of conducting medical clinical research. In addition, the CRN has expertise in developing and coordinating a plan of care designed to meet the physical, psychological, and social needs of those cancer patients and their families undergoing therapy in a clinical research trial. Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills are required. Knowledge of current literature and a commitment to continued learning are also required. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary across the different programs/areas. The Mission, Vision and Core Values of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are incorporated into all areas of practices.
Coordinates study enrollment, protocol treatment, and completion of study requirements for patients participating in clinical trials.
Identifies areas for professional growth.
Formulates professional goals, objectives and methods for accomplishing these.
Supports research activities within the Division of Nursing.
Participates in Division of Nursing / Institute committee(s).
Certification in Oncology Nursing (OCN) preferred
24 hours a week
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an Affirmation Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce.