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JOB DESCRIPTION
Post Information
Post Title Oncology Research Nurse
Grade CNM 1 or CNM 2 depending on previous work experi...
Specific Responsibilities
• Attend various Multi Disciplinary meetings to screen for potential
patients for current and up...
Data Management
• Ensure relevant information is acquired and documented during
screening, treatment and follow up visits ...
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  1. 1. JOB DESCRIPTION Post Information Post Title Oncology Research Nurse Grade CNM 1 or CNM 2 depending on previous work experience Selection Criteria: Mandatory • Must be registered with the general division of An Bord Altranais • Have a minimum of 3 years post registration experience • Have proven clinical and leadership skills • Have excellent oral and written communication skills • Have good organisational and ‘problem solving’ skills • Have the management and interpersonal skills required to integrate as part of a diverse research team • Have good IT skills including Microsoft Office Desirable • Prior experience in clinical trials • Post graduate Oncology course General Responsibilities • Report directly to Clinical trials Co-ordinator of Clinical trials department CNM 2 Co-Coordinator • Work in collaboration with the other members of the research team and Medical and Haematology Oncologist’s • Ensure strict adherence to hospital policies and procedures • Ensure strict adherence to department standard operating procedures to ensure protection of patient rights, interests and well being • Become a member of ICORG and undertake training in ICH GCP
  2. 2. Specific Responsibilities • Attend various Multi Disciplinary meetings to screen for potential patients for current and upcoming clinical trials • Attend weekly ward rounds where participating and potential patients are discussed with Medical Oncologists and Haematologists • Attend various requisite meetings including: weekly team meetings to prepare for the week ahead and review the previous week, monthly team meetings where current and future trials are discussed • Maintain documentation for screening potential patients, eligibility checklists and enrolment checklists to ensure all required study related data is source verified in compliance with the clinical trial protocol • Attend investigator meetings • Attend site initiation meetings Patient Management. • Organise patient treatment schedules and ensure all required tests and procedures are performed in accordance with protocol requirements during screening, treatment and follow up period • Discuss study participation with patients and their families ensuring informed consent is adhered to • Enrol eligible patients to clinical trials in accordance with study protocol • Educate patients and their families on treatment schedules, potential benefits and side effects in accordance with clinical trial protocol • Ensure blood and tissue samples are obtained and sent to central facilities in accordance with clinical trials protocol • Maintain stock control of central labatory supplies • Liaise with relevant clinical trial CRA with regard to eligibility, scheduling and protocol adherence queries ensuring all communication is saved both electronically and in hard copy in site file
  3. 3. Data Management • Ensure relevant information is acquired and documented during screening, treatment and follow up visits to facilitate accurate data capture from clinical notes • Edit for errors in accordance with ICH GCP • Ensure for compliance with the obligations required by the Data Protection Act • Report and discuss SAE’s with the PI in accordance with the clinical trials protocol • Monitoring Visits: Be available to receive CRA’s and answer any queries that may arise • Review and prepare the clinical notes for inspection during monitoring and audits Training and Education • Attend investigator meetings • Attend site initiation meetings • Read the Clinical Trial protocol and have a clear understanding of its objectives and requirements • Read and be familiar with User Manual’s for central labatory blood and /or tissue testing • Complete all training requirements on subject enrolment and data management using electronic systems Feb 2010

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