Neuro-Oncology Research Nurse Practitioner
Company: St Joseph Hospital & Medical Center
Posted on: September 20, 2023
Hello humankindness Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix
ArizonaSt. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed
not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health social
and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy St.
Josephs was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125
years later St. Josephs remains dedicated to its mission of caring
for the poor and underserved. We are extremely proud to be a
nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care medical
education and research. St. Josephs includes the internationally
renowned Barrow Neurological Institute Norton Thoracic Institute
Cancer Center at St. Josephs Ivy Brain Tumor Center and St. Josephs
Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of
Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk
obstetrics neuro-rehabilitation orthopedics and other medical
services. St. Joseph's is considered a sought-after destination
hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the
world. Every day approximately 20 percent of the hospital's
patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United
States to seek treatment at St. Joseph's.U.S News & World Report
routinely ranks St. Josephs among the top hospitals in the United
States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition St. Josephs
boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Josephs
and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Childrens Hospital.St.
Josephs is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one
of Arizonas healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of
Arizonas Most Admired Companies. -Look for us on Facebook and
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The Ivy Brain Tumor Center is a non-conventional, non-profit
program offering state-of-the-art clinical trials for patients with
the most aggressive form of brain cancer. - It is home to the
largest collection of Phase 0 trials for brain tumors in the world.
- Our multidisciplinary team of brain tumor specialists and
scientists are accelerating drug discovery and precision medicine
in neuro-oncology to identify the most promising first-in-class
therapies for brain tumor patients. - -Our day-to-day interactions
with patients, caregivers and each other are grounded in
transparency: our conversations are always two-way, and our labs
are open to ensure efficient collaboration. Everyone at the Ivy
Brain Tumor Center is passionate about identifying and accelerating
treatments that will make a meaningful difference in patients'
lives. Here, innovation never stops - because for us, this work is
-The Ivy Research Clinician/Sub-Investigator (Nurse Practitioner)
plays an integral role for the safety and well-being of study
participants as well as the conduct of the clinical trials. - Job
duties will include administering physical and neurological exams,
reviewing participant safety data, including medical history,
current and prior medications, clinical lab results, imaging, ECGs,
throughout all phases of participation. - The Clinician will review
adverse events, trending safety data and reports, and interact with
the clinical teams to address safety concerns. Demonstrating
knowledge and understanding of human research policies,
regulations, procedures, and standards according to FDA, ICH/GCP
guidelines is required. This position interacts with a variety of
people, both internal and external, requiring exceptional
communication skills. The ability to multi-task and remain
organized in a high-volume clinical trial setting is required.
-Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Participate in study development including protocol review and
- Provide clinician expertise to the research team during study
development and implementation.
- Facilitate or participate in the initial and ongoing informed
consent/assent process with research participants.
- Serve as a Sub-Investigator on clinical trials under the
direction of the Principal Investigator, acting as the secondary
physician in medical and clinical issues.
- Review and sign prescriptions and drug order forms. May
administer study treatment interventions.
- Collect specimens (blood, urine, CSF, tumor samples) for
clinical and research testing, as needed.
- Obtain medical histories and conduct safety assessments such as
vital signs, EKGs and report potential adverse events.
- Review, provide assessment and sign patient results including
inclusion/exclusion, clinical labs, EKG, deviations, adverse
- Meet with the Principal Investigator and clinical care team at
regular intervals to review patient status, eligibility, adverse
- Works collaboratively with the clinical care team including
neurosurgery, radiation oncology, neuro-oncology, nursing and other
- Record research data in approved source documents and into
study-specific databases. Review and respond to data queries in a
- Work with Research Nurses and Coordinators to create and
provide education for patients and staff regarding the disease
process and protocol-specified treatments.
- Contributes to research and participates in the preparation of
publications and abstracts.
- Ensure the trial is conducted according to the protocol,
ICH/GCP and FDA guidelines.
- Assist in the development of Standard Operating Procedures and
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. -We
offer the following benefits:Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for
you and your familyHealth/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending
accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and
Identity TheftAdoption AssistancePaid Time Off (PTO)Tuition
Assistance for career growth and developmentPension PlanMatching
Retirement Programs -Visit us at , and follow us on , , , and
-ExperienceMinimum 2-years of clinical
experienceEducationSatisfactory completion of a formal Nurse
Practitioner Training Program at an accredited institution. Board
eligible or Board Certified Nurse PractitionerLicensureArizona
Board Certified Registered Nurse PractitionerBLS American Heart
Association CertificationArizona Registered Nurse LicenseProficient
to advanced computer skills; proactive strong organizational
skills.Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills.
-Preferred Qualifications:Preferred: Professional certification in
researchPreferred: Prior experience working in the research
setting.Preferred: Prior experience in neuro-oncology or
oncologyAdditional Requirements (e.g., two letters of
recommendation): -Keywords: Clinical Research, Clinical Research
Sub-Investigator, Oncology Research Clinician, Neuro-oncology
Clinician, Nurse Practitioner -
$46.96 - $68.10
Keywords: St Joseph Hospital & Medical Center, Phoenix , Neuro-Oncology Research Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Phoenix, Arizona
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