Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - Oncology
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY

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Oncology Research Registered Nurse- Poughkeepsie, NY

* $5,000 - Sign-On Bonus for Full-time externals, pro-rated for Part-time* Exciting Opportunity for an Oncology Research Registered Nurse We have an exciting opportunity for an Oncology RN Research Nurse at Nuvance Health. This position follows a Monday to Friday office schedule : 8am-4:30pm. We offer a highly competitive compensation package including base salary plus a $5000 sign on bonus. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and generous 401k employer match. The Oncology Research Nurse supports the Nuvance Health oncology research program and coordinates all aspects of research subjects care during their trial participation (with an emphasis on the screening, enrollment, and monitoring of patient candidates/participants). The Research Nurse will be committed to supporting the department's program's mission of conducting quality clinical research for our sponsors while providing safe and compassionate care to our patients. Works with physicians, the network oncology research director and other research staff and allied health professionals to coordinate clinical research efforts provided at Nuvance Health. Responsibilities * Independently conducts procedures related to screening, eligibility, consent, registration, patient education, and data collection for cancer clinical trials. * Prepares and submits to the IRB (Institutional Review Board) all required IRB documentation in a timely manner: including but not limited to new trial approval, sponsor submitted adverse events(SAE) information, annual updates, consent changes, and any patient SAE. * Performs patient assessment and chemotherapy toxicity evaluation based on NCI CTCAE criteria for adverse events on treatment days and as needed. * Collaborates with oncology physician practices and staff to assure protocol compliance and scheduling of patient visits. * Tracks and enters clinical data on all cancer patients as required to include active patients and those in follow up in clinical trials. * Participates in investigator and study initiation meetings. Assists with scheduling, reviewing clinical trial outline/content and preparing for monitor visits/audits with regulatory agencies or sponsors. * Provides education to staff on cancer clinical trials through in-services, written materials and one to one interaction for each study, each patient and general marketing. * Participates in oncology research meetings and multi-disciplinary case conferences. * Identifies potential patients for clinical trial eligibility. * Demonstrates flexibility in daily routine and effectively accommodates for the need of the job. * Fulfills all compliance and regulatory responsibilities related to the position. * Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements: * Bachelor's degree * Valid RN License (CT or NY based on Practice Location) * Basic Life Support (BLS) * Oncology nursing and chemotherapy/biotherapy administration. Knowledge of current standardized cancer reporting criteria; performance status, adverse event grading and tumor assessment. * Minimum Experience: three years Desired: Certification in Research. * OCN-Oncology certified nurse, and ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification desired Credentials: Essential: * Registered Nurse Education: Essential: * Bachelor's Level Degree Location: Poughkeepsie-28 Reade Place Work Type: Full-Time Standard Hours: 40.00 FTE: 1.000000 Work Schedule: Day 8 Work Shift: 8-4:30 Org Unit: 1961 Department: Cancer Research Exempt: Yes Grade: S11 Salary Range: $32.6400 - $65.0148 Hourly Working conditions: Essential: * Some manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity * Little or no potential for occupational risk * Sedentary/light effort. May exert up to 10 lbs. force * Generally pleasant working conditions. EOE, including disability/vets. Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.


Average New York Staff Position Pay


The average salary for a Oncology is 2% higher than the US average of $44.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.