CANCER CENTER (IN-CANC-IUINA)
The mission of the IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center (IUSCCC) Clinical Trials Office (CTO) is to support and facilitate the conduct of quality clinical research by IUSCCC translational clinical investigators. The CTO is a centralized resource available to all clinical investigators of the IUSCCC whose services enable the safe and efficient conduct of adult and pediatric trials. The CTO provides a comprehensive range of services. These services begin in the early stages of protocol development and continue throughout the study implementation, publication and long-term follow-up.
- Assists Principal Investigator (PI) and participates in protocol development, evaluation, and review of risk assessment; evaluates study design and risk to subject population; determines staff, facility, and equipment availability; assesses study population/availability.
- Designs recruitment strategies for each assigned study; recruits subjects according to IRB/protocol approved methodologies; consents subjects including discussion of treatment and intervention alternatives; monitors enrollment goals and modifies recruitment strategy as needed.
- Liaisons with healthcare professionals/providers to determine best recruitment practices for study; manages subject recruitment including marketing, screening procedures, and enrollment.
- Ensures proper collection, processing, shipment of specimens, and documentation; communicates with laboratory, Principal Investigator, and sponsor regarding laboratory findings; records and documents protocol deviations; communicates with PI and sub-investigators about changes in the trial.
- Participates in preparation and negotiation of study budget and reconciles study budget accounts.
- Reviews, critically evaluates, and comments upon study contracts/agreements.
- Prepares and submits Institutional Review Board (IRB) documents (i.e., Informed Consent, advertisement, protocol and protocol summary).
- Schedules study-related meetings and training sessions and provides instruction to study team for specific study assignments; educates staff regarding scientific aspects of study and trains ancillary staff regarding clinical studies or trials; monitors study team compliance with required study procedures and GCP standards.
- Manages research study inventory and supplies (such as medications, equipment, devices) and maintains required compliance documentation.
- Composes and submits continuing review/amendments/close out information; schedules and prepares for monitor visits; prepares and responds to Sponsor and/or FDA audits.
- Stays up-to-date and maintains current knowledge of regulatory affairs and/or issues; maintains a high level of expertise through familiarity of clinical literature and/or attending continuing education classes, conferences, seminars, and project team meetings.
EDUCATION / WORK EXPERIENCERequired
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
- Bachelor's degree in nursing plus 1 year of clinical nursing experience OR
- Associate degree in nursing plus 3 years clinical nursing experience OR
- High school diploma or GED with LPN plus 4 years of clinical nursing experience
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATESRequired
- LPN Licensed Practical Nurse upon date of hire
- ACRP or SOCRA Clinical Research Certification upon date of hire
Working Conditions / Demands
- Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities
- Experience in a regulated environment
- Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
- Ability to analyze and interpret financial data
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Ability to build strong customer relationships
The role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. The role frequently requires the ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively. The role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Additional Information
This position may be eligible for a sign-on bonus.Work Location
IUSCCC Clinical Trials Office
Indianapolis, IndianaBenefits Overview
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
- Multiple plan options for medical insurance
- Dental insurance
- Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
- Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
- Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
- Additional supplemental retirement plan options
- Tuition benefit for IU classes
- 10 paid holidays per year
- Generous Paid Time Off
- Paid Parental Leave
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job Classification
Career Level: Career
Job Function: Research
Job Family: Clinical Research
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