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Clinical Research Nurse 2

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Job ID342381 LocationTwin Cities Job FamilyResearch-Nursing Full/Part TimeFull-Time Regular/TemporaryRegular Job Code3580N2 Employee ClassCivil Service

About the Job

Coordinate all aspects of multiple oncology and/or hematology clinical trials. Clinical trials include Phase I-II trials under locally held INDs, as well as Phase II/III industry sponsored trials. This requires multidisciplinary skills directed towards clinical patient management and safety, protocol administration, providing education and training to research staff, clinical staff, medical providers, patients and their families.

Incumbent at this level knows fundamental concepts, practices and procedures. Identifies and resolves readily identifiable problems.
Utilizes the nursing process and standards to perform protocol-specific procedures, prevent or manage research subjects' participation in all clinical research settings.
  • Administers medications and treatments, as defined by study protocol
  • Conducts, coordinates and serves as a resource for various aspects of clinical trials from start-up to closeout according to study protocols
  • Contributes to study start-up activities, including site initiation visits, document template creation, study staff training, and clinical in-services
  • Patient recruitment, screening, consent, enrollment and necessary registrations
  • Provides education to staff, subjects and families about protocols, treatment, possible side effects and complications
  • Performs study data collection and entry; collect enrollment and treatment data, using charts, correspondence, electronic medical records and personal communications with other healthcare workers
  • Assists research team with routine quality control checks
  • Assist with study close-out activities as directed
  • Completes and submits required documentation to regulatory agencies. Identifies and assesses defined adverse events and reports to appropriate parties. May be done in collaboration with a Regulatory Specialist
  • Participates in production of research publications or presentation of research data

These factors are used to determine the complexity of a clinical trial:
  • Level of Disease, Level of Acuity, Independence
  • Level of Thinking/Knowledge Level, Level of Supervision


All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.

Required Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Nursing AND at least 2 years of professional nursing experience; or a combination of education and experience to equal 6 years.
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota
  • Experience with Word, Outlook, and web-based systems for tracking activities, calendaring, and retrieving/updating information.
  • Demonstrated/documented ability to work independently, make decisions, problem solve and prioritize the simultaneous management of multiple clinical studies.
  • Possess excellent communication skills; verbal and written.
  • Flexibility with work schedule to accommodate subject visits.
  • Proof of non-active tuberculosis and immunization for or resistance to measles, mumps, rubella, Hepatitis B, pertussis and influenza are required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pediatric or adult oncology/hematology clinical experience or clinical research experience.
  • Experience with pediatric or adult oncology/hematology clinical trials.
  • Experience with EPIC
  • Familiarity with the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview hospital and clinics
  • Phlebotomy skills
  • Ability to integrate clinical care with clinical research to meet the needs of the patient.
  • Experience with Oncore or equivalent clinical trials management system

About the Department

The Masonic Cancer Center creates a collaborative research environment focused on the causes, prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer; applying that knowledge to improve quality of life for patients and survivors; and sharing its discoveries with other scientists, students, professionals, and the community.

Founded in 1991, the cancer center became a in 1998, one of only 51 institutions in the United States and two in Minnesota to hold that designation.

The Clinical Trials Office (CTO) is an organization of professionals dedicated to: meeting the needs of researchers and their patients; providing exceptional trial management services; prioritizing patient safety, data integrity, and regulatory compliance; and recognizing diversity, equity, and inclusion as core institutional values that drive decision-making, resource allocation, and the development of best practices.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to report complete vaccination against COVID-19 or submit documentation requesting a medical or religious exemption on their first day of employment. To learn more, please visit the .

About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.


Clinical Research Coordinators


Bachelor's Degree


2 to 20+ years
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